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The Technological Future of Surgery

The Technological Future of Surgery

As technology continues to evolve and change, so must the rest of the essential aspects of life. When technology meets the medical field, we are faced with a fantastic opportunity to see a strong collaboration. Especially in the surgical area, the presence of...

IoT and the Future of Healthcare

IoT and the Future of Healthcare

Internet of Things, or IoT, has rapidly transformed many different industries, healthcare being one of them. One of its latest impacts has been on the future of surgery. IoT is a complex subject. At its simplest definition, IoT is a network of interconnected objects...

Artificial Intelligence and the Modern Surgeon

Artificial Intelligence and the Modern Surgeon

When most people visualize surgery, they imagine a person performing an operation. The typical image is of a person in hospital scrubs, a gown and gloves. The classic idea of a surgeon is someone asking a surgical nurse to pass them a scalpel. However, all of this is...

What is Healthcare Technology?

What is Healthcare Technology?

There are few, if any, sectors or industries that are not being transformed by technology. Healthcare is no exception. When people think of healthcare technology, however, they often think of medical equipment and other devices that directly impact a patient's health....

How Technology is Changing Healthcare as We Know It

How Technology is Changing Healthcare as We Know It

Recent technological strides are changing healthcare down to its foundation. Over recent years, we’ve seen new technology really take off. The following are just a few of the movements that are transforming the healthcare realm as we know it. Artificial Intelligence A...

What Surgeons Need to Know About Blockchain

What Surgeons Need to Know About Blockchain

Blockchain has transformed a variety of industries. This new technology also has the potential to change healthcare. As it becomes more common, it is important for surgeons to understand the system’s basic principles. What is Blockchain? Blockchain is a virtually...

What Is a Da Vinci Machine?

What Is a Da Vinci Machine?

The da Vinci machine is one of the latest technological advances in surgery. An increasing number of surgeons are using them due to their many advantages. Parts of the Machine The da Vinci machine is divided into several different parts. One of these is the tower,...

Recent Movements in Colorectal Surgery

Recent Movements in Colorectal Surgery

Like many fields of healthcare, colon surgery has seen key transformations in recent years. One of the most important movements has been away from open surgery and towards laparoscopic surgery. Minimally Invasive Surgery Minimally invasive techniques have become the...

Artificial Intelligence and Surgery

Artificial Intelligence and Surgery

Robots with artificial intelligence capabilities are becoming increasingly more useful in surgeries. They help reduce surgeon variations that could cause a longer patient recovery. While still relatively new to the healthcare field, these robots equipped with AI...