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Image: The global hybrid OR market is expected to grow to USD 1,174.9 million by 2022 (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Global Hybrid OR Market to Reach USD 1,17 Million by 2022

The global hybrid operating room (OR) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.5% from USD 652.0 million in 2017 to USD 1,174.9 million by 2022, driven by technological advancements in robot-assisted surgeries, increasing minimally invasive surgeries, and growing patient preference for affordable & effective surgical treatments. However, high establishment costs and procedural risks for patients associated with hybrid ORs are expected to limit the market growth during 2017 to 2022. More...
06 Dec 2017
Image: Siemens AG is preparing to list its separately managed healthcare unit, Siemens Healthineers on the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange\'s Regulated Market (Photo courtesy of Siemens).

Siemens to List Siemens Healthineers on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Siemens AG, a provider of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics equipment, is preparing to list its separately managed healthcare unit, Siemens Healthineers, on the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's Regulated Market. The move was approved at a meeting by the company's Supervisory Board and has been planned for the first half of 2018. Siemens Healthineers AG will be established for the public listing. More...
06 Dec 2017
Image: GE Healthcare and Nuance Communications have partnered with NVIDIA to bring Artificial Intelligence to medical imaging (Photo courtesy of iStock).

GE Healthcare and Nuance Partner with NVIDIA to Bring AI to Medical Imaging

Healthcare-solution providers GE Healthcare and Nuance Communications, Inc., have partnered with NVIDIA, a leader in visual computing technologies, for using the company’s deep learning platform to bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) to medical imaging. More...
06 Dec 2017
Image: Refined virtual reality systems are expected to help overcome the limitations of advanced surgery procedures in the future (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Top 4 Trends Impacting Use of VR in Surgery

Over the next few years, the market for virtual reality technologies in healthcare could reach almost USD 1 billion dollars as the use of refined virtual reality systems can help overcome the limitations of advanced surgery procedures. These are the latest findings of Kalorama Information, an independent medical market research firm. More...
21 Nov 2017
Image: FDA-Approved Abilify MyCite is the first drug in the U.S. with a digital ingestion tracking system and an ingestible sensor embedded in it that records that the medication was taken (Photo courtesy of Otsuka Pharmaceutical).

FDA-Approved Pill Tracks Patient Ingestion of Medication

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole tablets with sensor), a pill that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication. Abilify MyCite is the first drug in the U.S. with a digital ingestion tracking system and has an ingestible sensor embedded in it that records that the medication was taken. The product has been approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, acute treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and for use as an add-on treatment for depression in adults. More...
20 Nov 2017
Image: Researchers have developed 3D-ARILE, an augmented reality (AR) system that provides doctors with a navigation aid for lymph node removal (Photo courtesy of Trivisio Prototyping).

Augmented Reality Glasses Help Surgeons Operating on Tumors

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD, in collaboration with The Clinic for Dermatology at Essen University Hospital and Trivisio Prototyping GmbH, have developed 3D-ARILE, an augmented reality (AR) system that provides doctors with a navigation aid for lymph node removal. The novel system superimposes a virtual image of the exact position of lymph nodes using data glasses. This allows surgeons to identify the precise location of the affected lymph nodes, enabling them to be completely removed. More...
14 Nov 2017
Image: Augmented and virtual reality in the healthcare market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 36.6% from USD 769.2 million in 2017 to USD 4,997.9 million by 2023 (Photo courtesy of iStock).

VR in Healthcare Market to Reach USD 4.9 Million by 2023

Augmented and virtual reality in the healthcare market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 36.6% from USD 769.2 million in 2017 to USD 4,997.9 million by 2023, driven by the rising penetration of connected devices in the healthcare sector, increased investment in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) healthcare, and the growing need to reduce healthcare costs. More...
14 Nov 2017


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