The Future of Medical Video: DITM Reports From NAB 2008

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

I had the distinct pleasure of attending the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) meeting last week in Las Vegas. As the foremost event for the TV, broadcast,…

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FDA Update: Ophthalmic Device Panel Meeting To Review LASIK Safety

Friday, April 11, 2008

LASIK Safety Review On April 25, 2008, the committee will discuss general issues concerning the experience and quality of life of patients who have had LASIK. How Serious…

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FDA Update: Ophthalmic Device Panel Meeting To Review Implantable Eye Telescope

Friday, April 11, 2008

The FDA Ophthalmic Devices Panel will meet Apr 24, 08 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM & Apr 25, 08 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM in the Gaithersburg Holiday…

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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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Can Vision Testing Improve Surgical & Athletic Performance?

Monday, April 7, 2008

Gizmodo is reporting today about how White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski said he improved his performance though the daily use of a Nintendo video game. This reminded me…

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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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