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Recruiting Outside The Box: Social Media
Are you using every available tool to recruit excellent candidates? Are you sure? What about social media? It can often be overlooked or relegated to the realm of your old college friends’ wedding and baby photos, but if you aren’t using social media...
February 24, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Can Tiny Robots Revolutionize Eye Surgery?
Last September, Robert MacLaren, an ophthalmologist and professor at Oxford University, plunged a tiny robotic arm into William Beaver’s eye. A membrane had recently contracted on the 70-year-old priest’s retina, pinching it into an uneven shape and causing him to see the world...
February 24, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Healthcare Assistive Robot Market Set to Reach over $950mn by 2024
The industry growth report “Healthcare Assistive Robot Market Size By Product (Surveillance & Security, Humanoid, Rehabilitation, Socially Assistive), By Portability (Fixed base, Mobile), By Application (Stroke, Orthopedics, Cognitive & Motor Skills, Sports), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain,...
February 17, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Aetna breaks up with Humana for $1B (updated)
Oh, the irony. Health insurers Aetna and Humana have officially terminated their merger plans, and they did it on Valentine’s Day. What’s more, Aetna has to pony up a cool $1 billion to do so. Aetna and Humana also said they have terminated separate...
February 17, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Belly Fat Leads to Increased Heart Disease Risk
A genetic predisposition to higher abdominal adiposity, also known as an apple-shaped body, was causally linked to an increased risk for cardiometabolic traits and type 2 diabetes, according to a mendelian randomization study. Using a polygenic risk score, there was an association between...
February 14, 2017
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
#Engage4Health: Looking for the Invisible at HIMSS17
As a physician who bridges health and tech, I always look forward to HIMSS and participating in the conversations and decisions that are revolutionizing the healthcare industry. A recent captivating #Engage4Health Twitter chat conversation which is sure to continue at the conference this...
February 14, 2017
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Axovant Sciences Announced Good News for Dementia Patients
Axovant Sciences has announced positive preliminary results from a Phase II trial directed at reducing hallucinations in patients with dementia. Axovant Sciences is a biotech located in Bermuda, a British tropical island in the Atlantic ocean. From there, the company develops drugs against...
February 14, 2017
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Using VR to Guide Physicians Through The Patient’s Body
Ludovic Avot and Yannick Le Berre are big video game fans with Avot’s favorite being “Fallout 4, which guides players through post-apocalyptic Boston”. The game is bleak but immersive, and playing it gave the GE Healthcare designer an idea. What if doctors could...
February 9, 2017
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7 Resume Mistakes Candidates Probably Didn’t Realize
If you’ve worked long and hard on your resume only to find that it’s not getting the response you hoped for, it may be because you have made one or more common mistakes. Over my career, I’ve seen tens of thousands of resumes...
February 9, 2017
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