U.S. News – Small scale inpatient facilities, known in the industry as micro-hospitals, are popping up across the country to offer medical care in underserved communities and provide a local alternative to the potentially long waits for emergency care at major hospitals.
3D Printing Industry – In a landmark case, doctors in Australia have restored a woman’s jaw with titanium 3D printing. Susie Robinson from Victoria, required an implant to reconstruct her upper jaw following the results of a car crash nearly thirty years ago.
San Francisco-based PeerWell, which makes an app to guide people through surgery preparation called PreHab, now has a similar offering to help with post-surgical recovery.
Employing new photonics technology, European scientists are developing a new Augmented Reality surgical visor in a bid to improve accuracy of interventions, showing anaesthetic and
Dr. Sloane Guy thought 3D printing models was just a gimmick, until he held one in his hands. When I walked into Dr. Sloane Guy’s
A Queens teen’s hope of singing are back thanks to an innovative brain surgery. Galahad Abella, 17, became worried when he began to see double
In 2006, a 21-year old Andy Sandness unsuccessfully attempted suicide. He had aimed a bullet at his chin, which ended up destroying the lower half
Several years ago Edward Evans fell seriously ill when an infection began eating away at his sternum – the bone at the centre of the
Ana Maria has never been to Machu Picchu. The 61-year-old always wanted to visit the mountain ruins but she suffers from hypertension, and doctors warned
Philips today announced a rather interesting new breakthrough navigation technology meant for minimally invasive spine surgery for use in their “hybrid ORs.” The ORs themselves
Thanks to 3D modeling and 3D printing technologies, we are seeing advances in cases that have a direct impact on individual lives — increasingly appearing
True innovation tends to come from the places we least expect as developers. The Microsoft HoloLens is still a very new product, and some of
I’ll never forget the first time that I came across a robot at medical school. I was doing a clinical attachment in urology at Guy’s
Digital health continues to be on investors’ minds as the industry is on track for a record yearwith $7.2B in funding to private companies in
Get in, get a new knee, go home. As treatments get less invasive and recovery times shrink, a new kind of hospital is cropping up
Rotation Medical, which is dedicated to developing technologies to treat rotator cuff disease, reported study results Wednesday showing its collagen-based implant caused new tissue to
The surgery had been scheduled two weeks in advance, Gavin Fabian remembers. In the days leading up to it, the members of the surgical team
Dr. Robert Louis, a neurosurgeon at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Orange County, CA, is pitched some type of new technology, gadget or medication every
Being a doctor is a well-paid profession, but the highest earning medical professionals are surgeons. Everybody who has had surgery knows just how much trepidation
The roboticist behind the creepy snake robot is back with another snake robot. Only this time it’s a robot that you’re supposed to willingly let