KUKA Innovation Award 2022: ‘Robotics in Healthcare Challenge’ winner announced

Five teams presented their ideas for the healthcare of the future to a trade fair audience from all over the world directly at the KUKA booth at the medical trade fair, MEDICA. An international jury of experts then selected the winner of the innovation…

Intelligent prosthetics increase mobility through miniature motion control

While prosthetic legs enhance mobility for amputees, standard prostheses are passive, meaning that they are unable to provide the required feedback to enhance motor skills including balance. Now, microprocessors combined with miniature motion control technology are enabling dynamic prosthetic control,…

Being the change in global healthcare

The global health IT and medical technology conference held by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a key date in the calendar of any healthcare professional. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the pressures faced by healthcare organisations…

Olive adopts AWS to create the Internet of Healthcare

Olive, the automation company creating the Internet of Healthcare, has announced a strategic relationship today with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to leverage cloud computing to make healthcare more efficient and affordable for patients and organisations. Running on AWS, Olive’s workflow…

Cyber security reality in hospitals not aligned with perception

CyberMDX, a cyber security provider dedicated to protecting IoT and medical devices for health delivery worldwide, has announced the release of the Perspectives in Healthcare Security Report. The report, done in collaboration with Philips, examines attitudes, concerns, and impacts on medical…

Using IoT to keep medical factories running during the COVID-19 pandemic

Olympus Corporation, Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products with headquarters in Tokyo, has deployed in its Japanese factories the ‘Tracking Solution for Infectious Diseases (COVID-19)’ provided by Macnica Networks, a global network, security and cloud solutions provider with headquarters in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture,…

Smart mattress cover for real time patient monitoring in hospitals

InnovationLab has demonstrated a smart mattress cover that may reduce by up to 88% the risk of developing decubitus ulcers, the potentially life-threatening pressure ulcers that affect up to 2.5 million hospital patients in the US annually. Combining InnovationLab’s flexible…

Smart hospitals continue to drive digital transformation

Zyter has announced the launch of Zyter Smart Hospitals, an end-to-end intelligent solution that connects a hospital’s disparate data systems, departments, people, and the latest Internet of Things (IoT) technology devices on Zyter’s robust digital communication and collaboration platform. Highly…