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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Past, Present and Future
Artificial intelligence is already being used in healthcare, for example, to make sense of large amounts of complex data and automate formerly manual processes. AI algorithms are and will be used to assist humans with diagnostics, the analysis of medical ...
The Transition to Value-Based Healthcare in the US and the Role of Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes
An Interview with Mark McDonald, MD—Dr. McDonald discusses value-based healthcare in the US and the potential benefits it could deliver for both patients and providers.
The Dance of Mixed Reality and the Human Touch of MedTech
A conversation with Surgeon and Digital Health Expert Rafael Grossmann, MD We were honored to be joined by Dr. Rafael Grossmann for an interview spanning a range of fascinating digital health topics, from mixed reality, telehealth and artificial intelligence to maintaining the human touch of medicine in an increasingly technology focused world. Watch the full […]
5 Central Levers of a Value Generation Model for Digitization in Hospitals
“How can a digital operating room bring value into the complex hospital setting?” That is the question posed in a whitepaper carried out in collaboration with SKC Consulting. This paper investigated how a digital O.R. could impact the economic and medical performance of hospitals’ operating rooms as well as which prerequisites and success factors enable […]
How can doctors improve patient satisfaction?
More often than not, the determining factor in whether or not a physician is sued is the patient’s perception of whether or not the physician cared about them. Ways that doctors can make a patient feel cared for are offering good consultation, providing accurate information regarding the treatment that the patient is receiving for their […]
A Step-by-Step Guide to Image Registration for Spine Surgery
Image registration is an important step in completing a procedure with a surgical navigation system. Also sometimes known as patient registration, image registration is a process used to correlate digital patient images on a surgical navigation screen with the exact, actual position of the patient on the table. There are various processes and devices that […]
Serious Gaming and its Impact on Medical Education: An Interview with Eric Gantwerker, MD
A term like “serious games” could be read as an attempt to take the fun out of a much-beloved leisure time activity. Serious games indeed are those that are designed with the primary purpose of educating the player. These types of games are used in many industries today, including medicine, and incorporate classic gaming elements […]
5 Big Trends in O.R. Digitalization
In every area of business, digitalization has become an essential part of staying relevant. The same shift is happening in the healthcare industry, as we’ll be exploring through posts on this blog. Disruptive technologies will continue to push boundaries and change the way O.R. teams administer surgical care. A lot of trends are on the […]
Operating Room Trends 2021: Three Crucial Technologies for the Future of Surgery
When it comes to the future of surgery, those of us who work in the medical technology field often try to predict what’s to come to get ahead of the latest trends. Although medicine is highly regulated and therefore slower to adapt new technologies, in the last five to ten years we’ve seen an explosion […]