In this video, Roman Nowygrod, MD, FACS, professor of surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, discusses advances in imaging technology such as ultrasound, CAT scans, and MRIs that allow for minimally invasive diagnoses.
BodyWave, the biofeedback device which measures brainwave activity through the body’s extremities, could train children with ADHD to focus when used in conjunction with interactive computer games.
The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was deemed a success in all areas of technologic advancement, especially within the health sector via the Digital Health Summit.
Hospitals looking to be prepared for a sharp increase in patients during flu season may be better off monitoring trends in Internet search traffic than waiting for lagging government reports to arrive, Johns Hopkins University researchers report.
'Doctor in Your Car' helps drivers monitor health and wellness while in their cars.
On January 5, Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine author Rachel Fields posted a list, “40 of the Most Powerful People in Healthcare.”
In hospitals and other medical settings, any surface touched by multiple people can serve as a medium for spreading viruses and bacteria—even a computer keyboard. That’s where the Vioguard self-sanitizing keyboard, which was approved for use in health care settings last week by the FDA, comes in.
Hospitals are increasing their use of cardiac monitors to detect heart rhythm abnormalities and reduce staffing needs, but this may end up inadvertently harming patients, a report in the Boston Globe suggests.
Dr. Sanjoy Paul leads the Accenture Technology Labs in India. At this year's mHealth Summit, Dr. Paul spoke about the challenges of collecting clinical from rural areas of India and how that data can be used to perform an instant diagnosis.
As the year comes to a close, one cannot help but reflect on the astounding technological advancements made in 2011, particularly since such progress has greatly benefited the medical industry.