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Sensing Tool Measures Lung Function over the Phone

A new device allows lung function to be assessed from any phone, using the voice channel to transmit the sound of the spirometry effort. More...
12 May 2016
Image: Vascular testing model produced on the Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 3D printer (Photo courtesy of the Jacobs Institute).

Innovative Medical Device Development Center Opens in NY

Three-dimensional (3D) printer manufacturer Stratasys (Rehovot, Israel) and the Jacobs Institute (JI; Buffalo, NY, USA) have created a research and development (R&D) center aimed at using 3D printing to test and develop new medical devices. More...
11 May 2016

Ozone Effective for Sterilizing Medical Implants

A new study demonstrates how ozone (O3) can be effectively used to sterilize poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) nanofibers, one of the most common polymers used in implants. More...
11 May 2016
Image: Non-transparent printed sensors (Photo courtesy of K. Selsam-Geißler, Fraunhofer ISC).

Smart Printed Sensors Monitor Movement Sequences

A novel motion sensor material can be printed onto different textiles, enabling smart garments that can track activity. More...
04 May 2016
Image: IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi witness the signing of the agreement for the planned Watson Health European Center of Excellence (Photo courtesy of IBM).

IBM Opens Watson Health European Center of Excellence

The IBM (Armonk, NY, USA) Watson Health analytics unit has announced it will open its first European Center of Excellence in Milan (Italy).  More...
21 Apr 2016
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World Medical VR Technology Company Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Neurosurgery Surgical Visualization Platform

A novel neurosurgery Virtual Reality visualization platform has been demonstrated at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference 2016 in California.  More...
13 Apr 2016

Surgery Comes to the Big Screen in 4K Color

An ultra-high definition display unites state-of-the-art electronics with advanced optics for unparalleled vision inside the human body.  More...
30 Mar 2016

The Health IT channel of HospiMedica informs about healthcare information technology for hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Among the subjects covered are electronic medical record environments, document management, HIS, RIS, PACS, LIM, and others.
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