Monthly Archives: March 2011

Surgeons use XBox to keep hands sterile before surgery

I chanced upon this piece of innovation from a post by Dr. Peng Hui LEE atĀ PACSGroup (kudos to Dr. Lee) Surgeons at Sunnybrook hospital are employing video-game technology to scroll through medical images during operations, using nothing more than hand … Continue reading

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GE Healthcare, Cisco offer network-based tracking

I found this offĀ CMIO and thought I’d share it here. GE Healthcare Performance Solutions and Cisco have joined forces to help hospitals better manage the flow of patients, staff and equipment. The GE-Cisco collaboration enables hospitals to deploy GE’s AgileTrac … Continue reading

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Computer-based tools can help improve relationship between patients, healthcare workers

A vast computer based glossary of healthcare terms culled from so-called e-health tools, medical news sites,Ā telemedicine applications, home care-management systems, internet-based public health records, and even health-oriented and medical blogs could help improve the relationship between patients and healthcare workers, … Continue reading

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Ramblings: New Interview “Modelling the Future”

Dear all, Just to share on the latest article / interview I had (although there is still one other outstanding interview that has not been published) – “Modelling the Future” by EHealth. The article / interview can be accessed with … Continue reading

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A Search Engine for the Human Body

Now this is what I think is great application of technology in Healthcare. Source:Ā TechnologyReview.com Microsoft software recognizes organs and other structures in medical images. By Tom Simonite A new search tool developed by researchers at Microsoft indexes medical images of … Continue reading

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Datalux Unveils New Medical-Grade Computers

This is something (imho) really funny that I found off Imaging Economics; Datalux Corp introduces the IPIX e-Series computers. The computers are designed for use in hospital point-of-care applications and for integration into other medical equipment. The IPIX e-Series is … Continue reading

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