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    Artificial intelligence (AI) was a key topic at both MEDICA and the RSNA conference this year. But what are its applications in healthcare in general and radiology in particular? And what are the barriers? Dr. Michael Forsting, director of the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology at...

    MedicalExpo’s i-NOVO Design award nominees included the degree° wearable thermometer for children by Munich-based cosinuss°. The firm calls its device “the world’s first wearable in-ear thermometer.” Designed for kids running a fever, it monitors temperature continuously and sends an alert to a parent’s smartphone...

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    Another interesting innovation presented at MEDICA was the GastroPanel quick test. This diagnostic blood test provides valuable information on stomach conditions almost immediately, and can predict risks for stomach cancer.   “The GastroPanel quick test is a unique combination of four biomarkers. You can get a lot of...

    This year’s MEDICA conference featured a range of innovative products. Among them, Prima’s Floome pocket breathalyzer was nominated for a MedicalExpo i-NOVO Design award. According to the manufacturer, the unit measures blood alcohol level via the same sensor used by law enforcement. Users plug the device into a...

    Medisana‘s virtual reality massage chair was a highlight of the 2017 MEDICA trade fair. The innovative product is aimed at individual consumers and healthcare professionals.   According to Medisana, virtual reality (VR) dates back to the first flight simulator in 1920. A century later, the technology is found in many...

    Featured at MEDICA, ECM’s EXAPad portable veterinary ultrasound unit also snagged a nomination for the MedicalExpo i-NOVO Design award. The company website highlights the unit’s three main innovations: a touchscreen interface that displays only required functions, voice control of principal scanner operations and a...

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    BMB MEDICAL’s CLAVIA KIDS stretcher chair is designed for younger outpatients and complies with French Medical Safety Agency norms covering children up to 1.46 meters tall (4’ 9.5”). Nominated for an i-NOVO Design award at this year’s MEDICA trade fair, it can be ordered with optional transparent polycarbonate side...

    Operating rooms are now more and more “integrated”, with improvements in high-resolution imaging equipment and the enhanced ability to use large amounts of visual OR data.   What does “integrated” refer to? It means that all the operating room technology—patient information systems, audio, video, lighting and medical...

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    The healthcare industry’s digital systems and devices are under attack as never before.   This year, numerous hospitals across the United States have been the victims of so-called ransomware—malicious software that blocks access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. For example, the Hollywood Presbyterian...

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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...

    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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