December 13-15, 2018

MedTech Impact 2018

Venetian/Palazzo Resort

Las Vegas, NV

(561) 893-8633

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Mass General Turns to AI to Improve Medical Imaging Quality

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have come up with a new technique based on artificial intelligence and machine learning that allows clinicians to acquire higher quality images without having to collect additional data. In a paper appearing in the journal Nature, this technique is referred to as AUTOMAP (Automated Transform By Manifold Approximation).

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Mass General Turns to AI to Improve Medical Imaging Quality
Stay-At-Home Robots Could Play a Role in Disease Management

Stay-At-Home Robots Could Play a Role in Disease Management

According to a study, “take-home” robots could be instrumental in helping patients recover from illness in their home environment.

After being discharged from the hospital, a robot could help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) manage their condition.

The Journal of Medical Internet Research reported that socially assistive robots can help patients stick to their medication and exercises. The test was conducted with patients suffering from COPD.

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Not Science Fiction:  HoloLens Telemedicine Comes to EMS

Not Science Fiction: HoloLens Telemedicine Comes to EMS

For the past three years, Exelus, a French MedTech company, has been developing Nomadeec, a HoloLens telemedicine app.  Nomadeec is a Hololens mixed-reality (MR) application that not only showcases the potentials of MR in medicine and healthcare, but also offers an initial demonstration showcasing that these AR (augmented reality) headset technologies can actually be used in promoting wellness and treatments in the field.

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