Glimpse the Future of Medicine at a Cell-Phone Convention: What is 4G?

Monday, April 7, 2008

The annual cell-phone (I should say wireless) convention of the year just wound up over at CTIA in Vegas. Usually these meeting spark some idea in me due…

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New Monitoring System Approved by FDA- Potential for Future Robotic Diagnostics

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The FDA has just approved the FreeStyle Navigator Glucose Monitoring System – a glucose sensor that reports glucose values continuously for up to 120 hours.  Here is a…

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New Visual Search Engine Debut-Works with a cell phone photo! Medical Uses Next?

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

I have been following the consumer device CeBIT show in Germany.  Pocket-lint UK reports: At the CeBIT show in Germany, Vodafone is demonstrating a trial service called “Otello”,…

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How Smartdust, Souveillance, Web 3.0, and Personalized Genetics Will Transform the Future of Medical Diagnostics

Monday, February 25, 2008

There has been a flurry of debate in the military, industrial, and privacy sectors on “smartdust” and the concept of “souveillance” – but no one has yet realized…

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Retraction From Pointe Conception Medical

Friday, February 15, 2008

As a practicing physician, consultant to industry and the investment community, and medical technology blogger, my independence is of utmost importance to me. Pointe Conception Medical issued the…

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New Laparoscopic Device Stops Harpooning of Patients

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

  While at the Global Congress of Gyn Endoscopy I saw a really neat new device called LapCap designed to reduce the risk of entering the abdomen in…

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Wireless HDTV- TV Today OR Tomorrow

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Here’s the next installment in my series on HDTV in the OR and the emerging use of HD for endoscopic surgery.  Belkin introduced a new device for consumer HD…

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New 3D Display Technology

Thursday, September 6, 2007

this sure beats the old system! Better for Creature Features than the OR Phillips just demo’d an intriguing display at the Berlin consumer-electronics show. It is an amalgam…

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Docinthemachine Research Featured on 20/20! MedTechno Insights From the Day

Thursday, September 6, 2007

I previously wrote about the upcoming National Geographic Special Inside the Living Body and my work featured in the special. I was delighted when the producers of 20/20…

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OCR to the Rescue: Device Reads Any Text for Blind

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Chalk up another innovation to Ray Kurzweil America’s leading inventor (and Lifeboat Foundation Advisor along with me).  This one is a simple and elegant solution to help the…

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