Dell Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Central Texas has successfully performed a noninvasive surgery on a 16-year-old epilepsy patient.
Sibley Innovation Hub’s goal is to envision what healthcare will be like in five years and make that today’s reality.
Last year Kaiser conducted more interactions between patients and health care providers using smartphone, videoconferencing, kiosks, and other tools of technology than through in-person visit.
In October 2010, the University of California launched the Center for Health Quality and Innovation, designed to “promote, support and nurture” the innovations of faculty and staff.
Through its values and vision, Penn Medicine is creating a culture of innovation that is not only enriching and invigorating for researchers, but is highly effective for making real, timely improvements for the patient experience and the health care system as a whole.
Staying in touch is very important for a child and their parents, especially if the child is in the hospital for an extended period of time.
A badge-like sensor tag is worn by each hospital caregiver that counts room entries and exits as well as the use of soap or sanitizer dispensers.
Medical tourism has become an ever growing industry currently worth approximately $40 billion.
Overall, the time it takes for a patient to be admitted and assigned to a bed has been reduced by 20 percent because of this streamlined process.
This innovative technology has the potential to improve healthcare in a huge way for thousands of patients, but it is only accessible for the wealthy in some states.