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26 May 2018 - 29 May 2018
29 May 2018 - 31 May 2018


The Health Industry Summit 2018 covered the entire industry value chain, including key segments such as medical devices, pharmaceutical production, drug distribution and natural health and nutrition (Photo courtesy of tHIS).

Health Summit to Play Greater Role in Chinese Health Industry

The Health Industry Summit (tHIS) 2018 held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai on April 11, 2018, was the largest gathering of healthcare industry professionals in the world with well over 200,000 attendees from more than 150 countries and regions and over 7,000 exhibitors. The fourth edition of tHIS covered an exhibition space of over 350,000 square meters with 160 individual events and conferences being held alongside the main expo. More...
09 May 2018
Image: The medical device connectivity market is expected to grow from USD 0.93 billion in 2018 to USD 2.67 billion by 2023 (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Medical Device Connectivity Market Worth USD 2.7 Billion by 2023

The medical device connectivity market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 23.2% from USD 0.93 billion in 2018 to USD 2.67 billion by 2023. The market growth is likely to be driven by the rising penetration of EHRs & health information exchange systems in healthcare organizations, increasing focus on care quality and patient safety, healthcare IT initiatives boosting the integration of medical devices with hospital information systems, and growing need to control healthcare costs through a connected healthcare environment. More...
30 Apr 2018
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Image: The Aether 1 software uses adaptable deep learning models and an array of AI and image-processing techniques (Photo courtesy of Aether).

New AI Software Advances Organ Printing Technology

A new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered medical imaging software that enables automatic segmentation of organs and tissues, including ultra-simple conversion to single or multi-material printable 3D files, has the potential to dramatically advance the development of 3D organ printing technology. More...
26 Apr 2018
Image: The growing demand for robot-assisted laryngoscopy is one of the key emerging trends driving the global video laryngoscopes market (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Growing Demand for Robot-Assisted Laryngoscopy Driving Market

The global video laryngoscopes market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 14% from 2018-2022, driven mainly by increasing M&A and the growing demand for robot-assisted laryngoscopy. M&A leads to an increase in the product portfolio of players, which helps in product expansion and differentiation. The large players in the video laryngoscopes market are acquiring small players to gain access to their key technologies and products, and enter into partnerships with distributors to increase their sales. More...
26 Apr 2018
Image: The XVS allows surgeons to see and navigate inside a patient’s body through skin and tissue, for easier, faster and safer surgeries (Photo courtesy of Augmedics).

AR Surgical System Enables See-Through Spine Surgery

Augmedics, a developer of an augmented-reality (AR) surgical navigation system, has successfully completed its second cadaver study using its xvision-spine system (XVS) with surgeons from Johns Hopkins Hospital, as well as two surgeons from hospitals in Israel. During the study, the surgeons placed 120 pedicle screws in five separate cadavers with a screw placement accuracy of 96.7% when employing the combined Heary-Gertzbein grading scheme. More...
26 Apr 2018
Image: An image of a splenic artery aneurysm as seen in virtual reality (Photo courtesy of SIR).

Interactive VR Assists in Treatment Planning

Interactive virtual reality (VR) shows a patient's unique internal anatomy to interventional radiologists in order to help physicians effectively prepare and tailor their approach to complex treatments, such as splenic artery aneurysm repair. In a new study, researchers compared the VR technology to the use of images from a commonly used visualization software system that displays images on a standard two-dimensional platform and found the accuracy to be similar with both methods, though confidence improved substantially with VR. More...
16 Apr 2018
Image: An LED-backlit LCD medical display (Photo courtesy of NEC Display Solutions).

Global Medical Display Market to Reach USD 2 Billion by 2023

The global medical display market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% from an estimated USD 1.86 billion in 2018 to USD 2.33 billion by 2023, driven by the growing adoption of hybrid operating rooms (ORs), short replacement cycle of medical displays, increasing preference for minimally invasive treatments, and rising number of diagnostic imaging centers. More...
21 Mar 2018

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