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The ability to control robots over great distances is now being tested for remote procedures, which may allow doctors to operate hundreds or even thousands of miles away from their patients. Source: Hospital tests lag time for robotic surgery 1,200 … Continue reading
A University of Maryland study found that the use of a robot to perform heart surgery leads to fewer complications and a shorter hospital stay than depending only on a surgeo Source: Report: For heart surgery, robot beats a surgeon … Continue reading
Robots that can minimize damage to tissue with sub-millimeter accuracy and allow surgeons to operate on patients remotely are expected to be a $6.4 billion industry by 2020. Source: A robot will likely assist in your future surgery | Computerworld
Tweet By Dr. Devra Davis, PHD The bone marrow of a child’s head absorbs 10 times more radiation than that of an adult Here, you have a frying pan. You know it gets hot. So you just don’t tell … Continue reading
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A survey of IT leaders in healthcare revealed that 81% of them believe their systems have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet or some other cyber-attack in the past two years, placing patient sensitive data at risk. Source: … Continue reading
The cost of technology addiction goes beyond pricey gadgets. Connectivity also affects vision, memory loss, weight gain and self-esteem. Source: 9 Ways Technology Is Slowly Killing Us All – InformationWeek
The healthcare industry’s seismic shift to a consumer-focused model is giving patients easier access to care and more control over their health information. And IT is at the very heart of that change. Source: Healthcare IT makes improved customer service … Continue reading
Medicine has always sought to understand the human body’s operating system. Now, with biometric sensors and big data analytics, we’re learning how to fix the bugs Source: Hacking the Human OS – IEEE Spectrum
State-sponsored Chinese hackers suspected in Anthem breach | Computerworld.
3D printing medical breakthroughs — including dog legs | Computerworld.
Wearable Tech: 5 Healthcare Wins – InformationWeek.
10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare – InformationWeek.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014 – InformationWeek.
Wearable glasses help surgeons view cancer???????? cells in real time | KurzweilAI.
VeinViewer Demonstration Video | Christie Medical.
Google Working on Smart Contact Lens to Monitor Diabetes – IEEE Spectrum.
The Future of Forensic Identification?.
Meet Calico, Google’s mysterious new health and aging project – Sep. 18, 2013.
NetAppVoice: Google’s Calico: With Big Data You’ll Live Forever – Forbes.