This Patch Packs Automated Doses [video]

This Patch Packs Automated Doses [video]

One of the challenges for many medical treatments is patient compliance. Many of today’s medications require the careful administration of precise dosages, and often must be delivered at specific intervals throughout the day. Getting patients to reliably perform...
The Doctor Will See You Now…

The Doctor Will See You Now…

According to an article in Computerworld, almost one out of six doctor visits will be virtual instead of in person. Instead of visiting the doctor’s office, patients will consult by phone or video chat. And this is not some futuristic forecast; the prediction is...
Implant Monitors Heart Failure

Implant Monitors Heart Failure

“Heart failure” is a cardiac condition with a misleading name. It does not mean that the patient’s heart has failed; it simply indicates that the heart is not pumping a sufficient volume of blood to the lungs and body. This can result in other...
Augmented Reality Glasses Find the Veins

Augmented Reality Glasses Find the Veins

One of the standard treatment tools used in modern medicine is to insert substances directly into the blood stream of a patient by inserting a tube into a vein. Such intravenous treatments require that a needle be used to pierce the skin and the wall of the vein, and...
New Operating System for Medical Devices

New Operating System for Medical Devices

You may not have heard of QNX Software Systems, but you’ve probably heard of their parent company: Blackberry. The subsidiary is very active in the automotive telematics industry, but they also produce software for medical applications. The company recently...