• #10 - Live From Medica Issue • MedicalExpo e-Magazine

    Special Edition


    Special Edition


    The Smart Magazine About Medical Technology Innovations

    Welcome to a New Medical World

    Medica is back. The enormous Dusseldorf medical equipment tradeshow is again the place to discover what’s happening in the industry.

    Direct from the aisles of the show, you’ll see how old friends like 4K and mobile apps are becoming more common in ORs and offices. But don’t miss the newcomers, like drones or Figure 1’s social network, which could have an even greater impact on how medical professionals do their jobs.

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    All trying to simplify the life of doctors, nurses, etc.

    Watch our video report. Cell phones and their mobile applications are everywhere in the medical world. These devices have become so widespread that the American Society of Anesthesiologists recently issued a warning about their use in operating rooms. The aisles of the medical industry’s biggest trade show were...

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    With multiple products now available, it is time to take a closer look at 4K

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    Watch our video report. 4K Cameras, encoders, monitors, workflow systems, and more. All the pieces are now in place for hospitals to implement this unprecedented level of imaging quality.

    Yet most of the industry players we met at Medica turned out to be surprisingly cautious about the rise of 4K. The slow evolution of hospital equipment makes the transition toward this new technology a long process, according to the likes of Panasonic, Alvo and FSN (*).
    However, with multiple products now available, it is time to take a closer look at 4K and to differentiate useful from less useful equipment.

    (*) Article modified the 12/01/2015. The initial article was mentioning Sony, which is not appearing in the video.

    Smart People
    Exposure to more cases is what helps you get better as a clinician

    Toronto-based startup Figure 1 enables healthcare professionals to digitally share and discuss medical cases by uploading real-life clinical pictures. The app, which is a free download on the App Store and on the Google Play Store, launched in North America in May 2013 and has since acquired over half a million users...

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    Anne Gulland

    Anne Gulland is a UK-based freelance journalist who has been writing about health and medicine for 20 years.

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    Ludovic Nachury

    Ludovic Nachury has been innovation enthusiast for more than 10 years.

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    Christina Kuhrcke

    Christina Kuhrcke is a Berlin-based freelance journalist, doctor and digital storyteller.

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