3D Printing

Groundbreaking Surgery for Jaw Reconstruction

(Materialise) – Newcastle United football fan Tommy Innes has recently undergone reconstructive cranio-maxillofacial (CMF) surgery to remove a tumor from his lower jaw. The 10-hour long procedure took place at The Newcastle Royal Victory Infirmary (RVI), where Tommy works as an NHS electrician. […]

Digital Health

15 Virtual Reality Startups in Healthcare

Nanalyze – Virtual reality (VR) is usually associated with gaming — you put on a headset and step into a virtual world where you can solve puzzles, slay enemies or gain experience. While we were simply floored by how amazing it was to play games in VR, everyone else just shrugged and went back to arguing about politics. […]

3D Printing

3D Printing: Innovation in Healthcare

Disruption – Medical 3D printing, otherwise known as bioprinting, was once an ambitious pipe dream. However, time and investment eventually made it a reality. Now, 3D printers are helping pharmaceutical companies to create more specific drugs, enabling the rapid production of medical implants, and changing the way that doctors and surgeons plan procedures. […]

Digital Health

The Bleeding Edge of VR & Healthcare

Forbes – On June 1, the first Virtual Reality and Healthcare Symposium to focus on the impact of virtual reality on health and medicine will take place at George Washington University. VR Voice, a content vertical on all things virtual reality, is launching the conference. A full day of presentations, exhibitors and networking will bring together technologists and healthcare experts to discuss the ways that virtual reality can, and already is, training and supporting health professionals, changing lives and healing patients. […]