Canon Medical Systems USA

  • A Digital Health Advisor: The Next Logical Step in Healthcare Technology

    A Digital Health Advisor: The Next Logical Step in Healthcare Technology

    Christopher Nerney - www.insights.samsung.com | July 08, 2016


    ​Digital devices and apps are radically transforming healthcare by enabling providers to monitor patients remotely while also empowering consumers to take better care of themselves through health-related mobile apps andwearables. The respective technologies for healthcare consumers and clinicians have advanced along parallel tracks, however, with little crossover. Physicians rely on home-based telehealth devices for monitoring patient conditionsand managing chronic diseases, while consumer wearables and mobile apps provide users with more basic information about vital signs and activity levels. Read More
  • 5 ways virtual reality is disrupting healthcare

    5 ways virtual reality is disrupting healthcare

    Meg Bryant - www.healthcaredrive.com | July 07, 2016


    A lot of the technological advances that we take for granted today started as science fiction. Think space travel or driverless cars — or virtual reality. In 1935, Stanley G. Weinbaum published a short story, Pygmalion’s Spectacles, about a goggle-based virtual reality system that created holographic experiences including taste, smell and touch. Virtual reality is no longer fantasy, and its arrival in healthcare is already making waves. Read More
  • AHRA: 6 ways to prepare for a Joint Commission visit

    AHRA: 6 ways to prepare for a Joint Commission visit

    Kate Madden Yee - http://www.auntminnie.com/ | August 02, 2016


    ​It's been a year since the Joint Commission published newaccreditation standards that outlined a higher level of scrutiny for CT, MR, and nuclear medicine/PET imaging. In that time, facilities have gathered experience that can help other sites prepare, according to a presentation given at this week's AHRA 2016 meeting. Read More
  • How to incorporate emotional design into medical education

    How to incorporate emotional design into medical education

    John Antonio, - https://momentumblog.bcm.edu | August 05, 2016


    ​Are my slides complete with all the information? Will I have enough material to last an hour? Will the subject matter resonate with the audience? These are a few questions that may be going through your head during your next presentation. This is the traditional concept of the presentation: share all the information. A newer, alternative approach to presenting isemotional design. Read More
  • Internet of Things (IoT): A game changer for the healthcare industry?

    Internet of Things (IoT): A game changer for the healthcare industry?

    Sandhya Sriram - https://biotechin.asia | August 03, 2016


    Penetration of IoT technology allows sensors to continuously monitor patients in a remote location suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes or dementia. Patients will no longer have to be transferred to different facilities to receive treatment as portable machines placed in their homes will monitor their conditions and transmit the information to care providers in real time. Further, the medical device’s ability to capture information alerts clinicians on critical issues, e.g. pulse irregularities prior to a heart attack. Smart pill dispensers ensure that patients adhere to their recommended drug dosages according to their drug schedule. Read More