Megan Coder, Vice President for Product and Policy at the Digital Medicine Society (DiMe), discusses the society’s new project aimed at researching global regulations for digital health to create a foundation for approval and patient access that can cut across regions.
Augmented reality (AR), with the help of artificial intelligence (AI), is providing healthcare professionals with the means to offer patients an unprecedented level of care and personalized treatments, and assisting MedTech and life sciences companies in product design and development. Yet, the potential of AR with AI in health care is still far from fully explored.
A recent study from Ethicon and the Cleveland Clinic outlined opportunities and barriers to better sustainability practices in operating rooms. We spoke with Vishnu Kalra, President, U.S. Ethicon, to learn more about the study’s findings, Ethicon’s efforts to develop more sustainable products and practices, and how other companies can get started.
Veeva has launched a new tool to help MedTech developers identify and engage with healthcare experts and key opinion leaders.
In leveraging the valuable insights delivered by real-time location systems (RTLS) technology, hospitals and healthcare facilities are able to undergo the kind operational overhaul they so desperately need, boosting ROI while simultaneously allowing for better working conditions for staff as well as more focused, immediate care for patients.
UX (user experience) design processes are constantly evolving as the industry continues to embrace IoT technologies. With this evolution comes a need to focus on improving UX protocols in the design of medical devices.
As surgeries become increasingly complex and involve more sophisticated technology, the mental and physical demands on surgeons and their teams are expected to increase. As an industry, we need to thoughtfully consider how each piece of technology introduced into operating rooms will impact existing surgical workflow and workloads.
“The solution provider that builds the device and creates the algorithm should consider integration and accountability among multiple other challenges. But meeting the needs of the third element in the equation, the doctors, is key.”
Under the leadership of Jeff Thompson, MD, Gundersen Health System reduced its greenhouse gases by 95% and was nationally recognized for higher quality care and lower costs. Here Dr. Thompson and Urvashi Bhatnagar, DPT, MBA, author of The Sustainability Scorecard: How Firms can Implement and Profit from Unexpected Solutions, share the strategies and organizational mindset needed to advance sustainability in health care.
Anthony Fernando, CEO and president of Asensus Surgical, discusses the potential benefits of augmented intelligence in robotic surgery for both patients and physicians.