Pills That Monitor If You Took Them

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Compliance with taking medications is a huge problem in medicine. Studies show more than half of all prescriptions are either not filled or not taken. Everyone is familiar…

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New FDA 510(k) Approvals for March 2008-(pt.1) New Video Monitor Screens

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

The FDA has published its 510(k) approval letters for March 2008. In terms of surgery, endoscopy, and imaging a few items caught my eye. The first is a…

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New Technique Sees Inside Blood Vessels in a Microsecond

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Technology Review is reporting on a new technology to look inside the tiniest spaces such as blood vessels in a microsecond. Up until now endoscopic surgery has been…

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Interactive Objects and Gesture Control-Microsoft Vision of Medical Future

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Microsoft produced this video as a demo of their vision of the future of healthcare.  I was delighted to see that they share so much with my vision…

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Bizarre Russian Interactive Art is Surgery Control Concept!

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

I have written many times on the concept of what I call “gesture control”. This is the idea of waving your arm or hand in a movement that…

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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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