Tag: Informatics

Kepler Vision Technologies Monitors Elderly at Home: CES 2019

An extra set of eyes can be important in manufacturing, air traffic control, medicine, and just about any other field. The elderly living alone at home can also benefit from someone maintaining an eye on them, while keeping their lives private. Enter cameras, computer vision, pattern recognition, and other powerful technologies, and you can have [& (Read more...)

ARIS MD Automatic Tissue Segmentation in Virtual and Augmented Reality: Aris MD at CES 2019

Medical imaging technologies have come a long way over the decades. They offer greater visual detail, but all that data often makes it difficult to see and understand the anatomy being studied. At CES 2019 we met with ARIS MD, a company that was introducing its 3D visualization technology that can automatically identify different organs, […]

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Medically Home Brings The Hospital Room to The House

Modern technological advancements have revolutionized the delivery of mail, how finances are handled, and many other spheres of our lives. We used to go to the bank and post office quite often, but most people deal with these places from a distance now. Medical care still mostly requires patients to visit their hospital, clinic, or […]

Using Blockchain for More Efficient Healthcare Economy: Interview with Digipharm Founder, Ahmed Abdalla

If you’ve been following the news, you know that the U.S. healthcare system has many, many inefficiencies. Some have gone so far as to claim that U.S. healthcare is flat-out broken. While that may be over-dramatization for political purposes, many of the arguments presented are entirely valid. With recent modifications to U.S. legislature, th (Read more...)

Philips HealthWorks Supports Startups Using AI for Radiology, Ultrasound, and Oncology: Interview

In Philips innovation hubs located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Eindhover, Netherlands, Bangalore, India, and Shanghai, China, 19 startups out of 750 applicants are taking part in an intensive, 12-week Philips HealthWorks program to accelerate their innovations. The focus of this program is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare with (Read more...)

Exclusive with Precision OS, An Orthopedic Surgery VR Company

Precision OS is a provider of virtual reality (VR) orthopedic surgical education and pre-operative planning software based in Vancouver, Canada. This software allows for surgeons and trainees to practice simulated medical procedures by providing an immersive and realistic form of deliberate surgical practice that offers critical surgical metrics wi (Read more...)

Inkrypt and Translo Partner on Blockchain-Based, Secure, Shareable Healthcare Data (Interview)

Last month, two startups out of Harvard Innovation Labs announced a partnership to enable patient-controlled sharing of biomedical data from a decentralized platform. The underlying system is provided by Inkrypt, a privacy-centric decentralized content hosting platform. Inkrypt uses a decentralized storage architecture, blockchain technology, and a (Read more...)

Amazon Comprehend Medical Understands Free-Form Clinical Text

Amazon, not content with disrupting retail, distribution, computing, publishing, grocery shopping, and other spheres of business, is now turning its attention to medicine. It has recently announced the launch of its own brand of consumer medical devices, and has now released a service that can convert unstructured medical data, such as doctor&rsquo (Read more...)

Barco’s New 27″ 4K Surgical Monitor

Barco is releasing a new 4K surgical monitor that’s designed to give clinicians a high fidelity live image during interventional procedures. The Barco MDSC-8427 has a 27” screen, providing a new, larger size over common 24″ and 26″ monitors. The display features the company’s smart image processing technology (Read more...)