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IT Management

New Navigation System to Guide Robots in Emergency Rooms

2021 14 May

Emergency departments (ED) can be crowded, busy, face-paced spaces manned by healthcare workers (HWC) who are overworked and often under stress. Robots have been used in some clinical settings to help lessen the burden of HCWs, by engaging in non-value added tasks, such as material delivery and patient triage, as well as and providing support to patients... Read more

Decision Support

Robotic Technology in a Cath Lab

2021 07 Feb

Using robots to assist in heart interventions may seem like science fiction, but the idea may not be that far-fetched. Coronary heart disease is one of the most common cardiovascular diseases in the world. Acute myocardial infarction is a leading cause of death worldwide. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is an established treatment strategy... Read more

IT Management

Doomsday Threat of Automation Taking Jobs Unfounded Says Canadian Government

2020 08 Jan

The Canadian government has said a ‘doomsday’ scenario where automation would make half of Canadian jobs redundant as ‘overstated’.   However, top government officials have said that there could be challenges in some parts of the economy following a briefing last summer that, over the next 15 to 20 years, 11% of jobs in Canada could... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nurses and Cutting-Edge Technology

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Modern nursing is a multi-layered field of work with increasing work density and complexity, which requires a high level of competence, resilience and commitment from the nursing staff.   In numerous professional situations, nursing professionals are required to have a high degree of spontaneous problem solving, abstraction skills... Read more

Executive Health Management

Will robots take your job in healthcare?

2018 22 Sep

Is artificial intelligence set to take over the health sector? With experts predicting AI will replace human beings in multiple professional settings, Brigette Hyacinth examines the potential impact on healthcare. Many consultant firms have looked into the future and predicted that robots will take over jobs in legal services and accountancy.... Read more

IT Management

Robots to train surgeons for intricate procedures

2018 29 Aug

A "new age of surgery" is coming to Australia with the establishment of a robot academy that will train surgeons to perform certain cancer procedures on hard-to-reach and small spaces in the body. Robotics surgery is already being used in the treatment of prostate cancer but has also been harnessed for gynaecological procedures, as well as ear,... Read more

Health Management

Robotic companion on ward

2018 20 Feb

Fighting hospital patient isolation is the aim of a talkative robot. Looking ahead to increased elderly patient care, researchers have trialled a robot that creates a more social ward environment. What do snowmen have for breakfast?” asks Junior, the hospital’s assistive robotic technology, as he stands in front of a bed-bound patient.... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 25 Jan

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Health Management

2084 Infograph

2018 25 Jan

A snapshot on the future of healthcare. Read more

IMAGING Management

Prof. Michio Kaku walks audience into a profound future during RSNA session

2017 06 Dec

Thursday afternoon’s plenary session at RSNA 2017 in Chicago last week saw audience members gather for one of the week’s most profound and informative, yet deeply optimistic discussions, where Professor Michio Kaku engaged the audience in an enlightening walk into the future through the eyes of a theoretical physicist.   Titled “The... Read more