• Kerry Sheridan, Author at MedicalExpo e-Magazine
    The Smart Magazine About Medical Technology Innovations

    Kerry Sheridan

    Kerry Sheridan is an author and health journalist based in Miami, Florida.

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    A pilot study in San Francisco has shown that virtual reality (VR) can help children and teens escape from the pain of sickle cell disease, and future studies are planned to ease discomfort for youths being treated for cancer. The idea came from video game developer Simon Robertson, who also happened to be a volunteer...

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    Miami has hosted FIME for many years. It may be far from the big-name hospitals and medical schools of New York, Boston and Washington, but the southern coastal city is still a hotbed for innovation, particularly when it comes to technologies and surgeries that improve patients’ quality of life.   One of Florida’s...

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    With the rise of 3D printing in the healthcare sector, there are ongoing discussions about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s regulation strategy concerning 3D printed devices. MedicalExpo talked with Matthew Di Prima, Head of the Additive Manufacturing Working Group at the FDA’s Center for Radiological Devices...

    The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting, according to the HIMSS website. MedicalExpo talked about the state of EHRs with Carol Steltenkamp, board chair of the HIMSS, the Chief Medical...

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    Smartphone medical add-ons are one of the biggest trends in the industry, and a new product from Philips called Lumify integrates a portable ultrasound to offer more flexibility to health professionals whether in the field or at a hospital. Lumify was launched November 19, and was formally unveiled soon after at the...

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    In today’s world, imaging has become highly sophisticated. The use of imaging intelligence is changing the way radiologists look at scans by providing a wealth of information beyond what meets the eye, paving the way toward better diagnosis by processing a wealth of data faster and more efficiently than ever. “At the...

    A Korean company has developed a new cast for broken limbs, called Open Cast, which allows the skin to breathe and permits the wearer to take showers without hassle while the bone heals. The mesh material is known as thermal plastic, and it can mold to the shape of a person’s arm or leg, leaving holes about a...

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    A new, non-invasive technology that uses blood pressure cuffs to help screen people for signs of hardened arteries aims to find heart disease in young people, long before symptoms develop and early enough to do something about it. That is important because atherosclerosis kills nearly 14 million people globally each...

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