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Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Wearables for Rehabilitation
According to the American College of Sports Medicine, wearable technologies are the worlds current number one fitness trend (Thompson, 2015, 2016). By providing patients with an instant biofeedback, wearables not only have the possibility to prevent injury and overuse, but also to optimize...
October 23, 2017
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Harvard’s New Biosensitive Tattoos Could Replace Smart Wearables
Thanks to wearable technology, you can go for a run and a fitness tracker will tell you how long you’ve exercised, your heart rate, and how many calories you’ve probably burned. That’s cool, sure, but there’s only so much it can tell you. Sitting on the...
October 20, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
FDA Moves us Closer to a Surgical Robotic Future
Much negativity surrounds the public perception of our robot-ridden future. Indeed, sensationalist fears about thousands or millions of jobs undergoing ruthless robotic appropriation spread like wildfire. But the advancement of intelligent machines isn’t all that miserable. Indeed, some advancements presently making waves will...
October 19, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Mazor Robotics Appoints Medical Device Industry Veteran Ron Tavlin as Vice President- Business Development
CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE: MZOR; NASDAQGM: MZOR), a pioneer and a leader in the field of surgical robotic guidance systems, announced the appointment of Ron A. Tavlin as Vice President, Business Development. In this newly created role, Mr. Tavlin will report...
October 13, 2017
Resource Library
How to Make the Most of a 30-Minute Phone Interview
Hiring good people can be difficult, time-consuming, and costly. If you’re in a constant cycle of hiring, I don’t have to tell you about the time warp it can cause — but what about the cost? The more interviews you do, the more...
October 12, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Synaptive Medical Unveils Groundbreaking Surgical Robotic Arm Modus V™
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Synaptive Medical Inc., a medical device and technology company, today released Modus V™. This second-generation, high-powered digital microscope with a surgical robotic arm is derived from Canadarm technology used on the International Space Station. Designed with feedback from Synaptive’s clinical partners, Modus...
October 11, 2017
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Let’s stick together: Why materials matter with skin-worn wearables
Medical wearables are intrinsic to digital health’s exciting future, but before a new skin-worn device hits the market, it must pass muster for biocompatibility, patient comfort and performance. Material suppliers and converters can help device makers through the material selection process. A digital...
October 9, 2017
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
New Device by Bauer Can Protect Against Microscopic Brain Damage
Sports equipment maker Bauer unveiled a collar-like device Wednesday that it says can protect against microscopic brain damage in athletes playing contact sports like hockey, football and soccer. The NeuroShield collar is worn around the neck and applies a slight pressure that increases...
September 26, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Medical Device Powered by Game Boy Advance
A Twitter user found himself perplexed today when he opened an older electrocardiogram measurement instrument and found the components belonged to a Game Boy Advance. The instrument is made by German company Medical Imaging Electronics and uses a wave produced by the ECG to electronically...
September 25, 2017
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