How Healthcare Made a Splash at CES 2019

CES 2019, the Consumer Electronics Show, is heading into its last day and this year has not disappointed. The annual tech expo and conference...

Will 2019 Be A Milestone Year for Health Care?

To talk about the American health care system is to grossly oversimplify things. There is no single health care system in the United States,...

What Blockchain Means For Health Care in 2019

The health care industry has long been plagued by inefficiency and complex, independent systems to collect the troves of data thrown its way. Now,...

Robotics in social care

Robots and autonomous systems, together with artificial intelligence, connected data and digital infrastructure could have the potential to revolutionise the way in which social...

DESIGNING USER-FRIENDLY MEDICAL DEVICES

App developers, web designers, and makers of mobile phones devote considerable time and resources to the user experience (UX) – and with good reason....

Hand Care for Patients Affected by Spasticity

When there is damage to the portion of the brain or spinal cord that controls voluntary movement, it alters the signals between a patient’s...

Study Finds Weight Bearing CT Scans Could Provide Accurate Measurements of Adult Acquired Flatfoot...

Gaining an accurate and complete measurement of the hindfoot alignment of a patient with adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is difficult when using traditional...

Understanding ADLs and IADLs

What are ADLs and IADLs? One of the most difficult parts of aging is the inability to complete basic self-care tasks on a day-to-day basis...

​FDA Program Gives Patients Faster Access to Breakthrough Medical Technologies

In 2016, the FDA initiated the Breakthrough Device Program with the purpose of bringing new and innovative medical technologies to market faster in order...

The Internet of Things Takes on Healthcare

The healthcare industry is continuously looking for ways to incorporate new technologies in daily practices as a means of improving patient care. One of...