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Orthopedics and Spine
UW center receives $16M to work on first implantable device to reanimate paralyzed limbs
In the next decade, people who have suffered a spinal cord injury or stroke could have their mobility improved or even restored through a radically new technology: implantable devices that can send signals between regions of the brain or nervous...
January 8, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Artist Paints Medical Helmets For Babies
Artist Paula Strawn paints boring white medical helmets for babies into something cool! These helmets are meant to reshape the skulls of children who were born with Flat Head Syndrome. Medical science, man. I love it. related question: How do they...
January 8, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Patient Hand Hygiene: The Missing Link
Abstract: Hospital acquired infections (HAI’s) are a major threat to patient safety and there is substantial evidence that good hand hygiene reduces the transmission of these diseases. However, most hand hygiene initiatives have focused on the role of the healthcare...
January 8, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
A Hearing Test You Can Take On The Phone
Hearing loss can have a negative impact on work. It can lead to social isolation. It can even contribute to dementia. And one-third of Americans 65 and older have some level of hearing impairment. Typically they wait years to get...
January 7, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
This Is Why You Absolutely Need To Stop Wearing Shoes In Your House
Have you ever been to someone’s home and they have all the shoes by the front door outside of the house? I have had several friends mostly from eastern and/or Asian families who do this. I always found it interesting...
January 7, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
The World’s First Wireless, Continuous, Fully Disposable Pulse Oximeter
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — True Wearables, Inc., a medical device start-up based in Orange County, CA, announced today Oxxiom, the world’s first wireless, continuous, fully disposable, single-use pulse oximeter. Oxxiom measures arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2), pulse...
January 7, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
ORNL cell-free protein synthesis is potential lifesaver
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 29, 2015 – Lives of soldiers and others injured in remote locations could be saved with a cell-free protein synthesis system developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The device, a creation of...
January 7, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Surgical Theater Announces Jim Breidenstein as new President & COO of the SNAP Division
CLEVELAND, OH–(Marketwired – Dec 7, 2015) – Surgical Theater, a leader in the field of Virtual Reality and Image Guidance software for surgery, further strengthens its leadership team, and further advances its competitive advantage by the recent hiring of start-up...
December 9, 2015
Resource Library
The 2016 Medical Device Job Survey
In our inaugural 2010 Medical Device Jobs Survey of 2,150 medical device industry professionals, 28% indicated that they were “actively looking” with an additional 28% answering that there was a “strong possibility” of a job change in 2010. All in...
December 7, 2015
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