Forward-thinking medical organizations and providers such as The University of Pittsburgh, and Kaiser Permanente are collaborating with tech startups in ventures to materialize their futuristic vision of better outcomes.
With emergency visits in the U.S. climbing from 115 million in 2005 to 136.3 million in 2016, industry thought leaders have been exploring innovative ways to impact wait times, over crowding, and patient outcomes in emergency departments.
UPMC’s innovation investments in everything from better cancer detection to telemedicine to supply chain strategies and beyond are paving the way for better, more efficient patient care.
This innovative state-of-the-art rehabilitation technology helps a patient with balance and posture, which enables him or her to move independently.
Dell Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Central Texas has successfully performed a noninvasive surgery on a 16-year-old epilepsy patient.
Patients with glaucoma can use this drug-dispensing contact lens, which was even found to be more effective than the current treatment method of eye drops, to deliver medication gradually to the eye.
"What this company is about is much more than a single product or even a series of products that could provide a little bit of an impact, but really to generate a movement," said company founder.
Humber River Hospital, located in Toronto, has become North America's first all-digital hospital.
This entry was posted in Medical News & Innovators and Toronto and tagged Patient Experience , Innovation , Medical News , Digital Health , Medical Technology , Telemedicine , on Aug 19, 2016 11:16 AM
Despite the potential losses from the British departure, leaders in the UK healthcare and technology industries have made it clear that innovation in the field of medicine and healthcare must continue.
Colorado Medical Waste’s technique proves to be a game-changer for the challenge of medical waste disposal that the health industry has been dealing with for decades.