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MedTech and Sports

MedTech and Sports

In matters regarding professional sports, proper health is a critical issue. In the sports sector, injuries are understandably common and inevitable. With modern advances in technology, athletes’ recovery is now revolutionized and more enhanced. Various medical...

Trends in Telehealth 2020

Trends in Telehealth 2020

Telemedicine started more than 50 years ago. Today, virtual healthcare has only become more substantial, with millions of people seeking physician's help through mobile apps, websites interfaces, and through calls and emails. In 2020, three trends will define...

Machine Learning & Medical Imaging

Machine Learning & Medical Imaging

Medical imaging helps physicians save lives. But there is a challenge in medical imaging; the images' complexity will see 25 percent of patients experience a false positive. When the radiologist and physician are overworked, the image readings they give are...

Examining Med-Tech’s Impact on Modern Healthcare Systems

Examining Med-Tech’s Impact on Modern Healthcare Systems

Rapid developments in healthcare technology have increased the quality of human life. It can be easy to dismiss these advances in medical technology as being non-impactful. Lest we forget, just a hundred years ago, many patients died from diseases that we now consider...

Med-Tech vs. COVID-19

Med-Tech vs. COVID-19

COVID-19 is a pandemic that has infected millions across the globe. The medical community’s strength and abilities are being tasked like never before. This is especially true of the med-tech industry. The med-tech industry is under tremendous strain to keep up whether...

The 4 Top Med-Tech Companies in 2020

The 4 Top Med-Tech Companies in 2020

In today’s extremely competitive job market, job seekers are very particular about what type of company they want to work for. In most cases, candidates are looking for more than just a high salary. People want a favorable work-life balance, a robust benefits package,...

How Future Tech Can Stop A Pandemic

How Future Tech Can Stop A Pandemic

Recent innovations in technology are changing the way the world reacts to global pandemic events. The Ebola outbreak in 2014 helped pave the way for how we are responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Here are four ways that technology is changing our response to...

Medical Technology Trends

Medical Technology Trends

Those wanting to see an industry presently being transformed by technology need look no further than healthcare. To meet the challenges of the 21st century, medicine is rising to the occasion by using technology. This can help organizations in medicine by meeting...

GHTC Spotlight

GHTC, global health technologies coalition, encourages and promotes the research and development (R&D) of essential health technologies in efforts to improve and save lives. This advocacy organization is a coalition of over 25 academic institutions, nonprofit...

2020 Med-Tech Predictions

2020 Med-Tech Predictions

Technology’s advancement in and integration with medicine is creating a new vision for healthcare. Technology is helping healthcare become more personalized and, therefore, more effective for each individual. In 2020, med-tech is expected to place a focal point on...