Telehealth
Telehealth is the delivery of health-related services and information via telecommunications technologies. Telehealth could be as simple as two health professionals discussing a case over the telepho...
Robots Outperform Surgeons Operating On Pigs
Surgeons and scientists from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National are the first to demonstrate that supervised, autonomous robotic soft tissue surgery on...
U.S. FDA Accepts First Digital Medicine New Drug Application
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and Proteus Digital Health (Proteus) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the New Drug Application (ND...
'Da Vinci' robot allows patients to leave hospital two days after major surgery
The Da Vinci robot, used by the Newcastle Hospital Trust, has allowed patients to leave hospital within two days of surgery, suffering only minimal post-operative pain.
Robotic Spine and Brain Surgery - Mazor Renaissance Technion Born Technology
Prof. Moshe Shoham of Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's D. Dan and Betty Kahn Medical Robotics Laboratory in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is the Founder and CTO of Mazor Robotics. The...
Robotic Tentacle Targets Keyhole Surgery
Italian engineers have built a robotic arm, aimed at improving surgical operations and inspired by the octopus. Just like its aquatic inspiration, the robotic tentacle has no rigid skeleton; it can be...
Remote patient monitoring
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a technology to enable monitoring of patients outside of conventional clinical settings (e.g. in the home), which may increase access to care and decrease healthcare...
Telemedicine
Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies in order to provide clinical health care at a distance. It helps eliminate distance barriers and can improve access to medical...
U.S. FDA Accepts First Digital Medicine New Drug Application
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and Proteus Digital Health (Proteus) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the New Drug Application (ND...
Gamma Knife
Radiosurgery is surgery using radiation, that is, the destruction of precisely selected areas of tissue using ionizing radiation rather than excision with a blade. Like other forms of radiation therap...
Belgian Health Telematics Commission
The Belgian Health Telematics Commission (BHTC) is a Belgian government committee working on standards for exchanging and sharing of health information, between health care participants. The committee...
Telerehabilitation
Telerehabilitation (or e-rehabilitation) is the delivery of rehabilitation services over telecommunication networks and the internet. Most types of services fall into two categories: clinical assessme...
Robot-assisted heart surgery
Robotic surgery, computer-assisted surgery, and robotically-assisted surgery are terms for technological developments that use robotic systems to aid in surgical procedures. Robotically-assisted surge...
HealthLinkBC
HealthLink BC is a government-funded telehealth service launched in 2001, which provides non-emergency health information to the residents of British Columbia, Canada through combined telephone, inter...
Telemental Health
Telemental health (or telebehavioral health, Telepsychiatry) is the use of telecommunications technology to provide behavioral health services. Examples of telemental health services include providing...
European Health Telematics Association
The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) is a European non-profit organization, which provides a platform to all European eHealth stakeholders to exchange information on eHealth. Martin Denz...
ZEUS robotic surgical system
The ZEUS Robotic Surgical System (ZRSS) was a medical robot designed to assist in surgery, originally produced by the American robotics company Computer Motion. Its predecessor, AESOP, was cleared by ...
Continua Health Alliance
Continua Health Alliance is an international non-profit, open industry group of nearly 240 healthcare providers, communications, medical, and fitness device companies. Continua Health Alliance members...
World Health Imaging, Telemedicine, and Informatics Alliance
The World Health Imaging, Telemedicine and Informatics Alliance (WHITIA) is a non-profit global health technology and social venture established in 2006 by affiliates of Northwestern University near C...
American Medical Informatics Association
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), is an American non-profit organization dedicated to the development and application of biomedical and health informatics in the support of patient ...
Vendor Neutral Archive
A Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) is a medical imaging technology in which images and documents (and potentially any file of clinical relevance) are stored (archived) in a standard format with a standard...
Sensei robotic catheter system
The Sensei X robotic catheter is a medical robot designed to enhance a physician’s ability to perform complex operations using a small flexible tube called a catheter. As open surgical procedures that...
European Federation for Medical Informatics
The European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) is a non-profit organization, which was conceived at a meeting, assisted by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organisation (WHO)...
E-Patient
An e-patient is a health consumer who participates fully in his/her medical care. Sometimes referred to as an "internet patient," e-patients see themselves as equal partners with their doctors in the ...
Zephyr Technology
Zephyr Technology Corporation, (also known as Zephyr) is a privately owned manufacturer of advanced heart rate monitors, remote physiological monitoring and wireless telehealth systems for remote pati...
Remote therapy
Remote Therapy, sometimes called Telemental Health Applications or Internet-based Psychotherapy, is a form of psychotherapy or related psychological practice in which a trained psychotherapist meets ...