Nurses are getting help from robots with scheduling tasks on labor floor (Video)

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Nurses are getting help from robots with scheduling tasks on labor floor. A new system that can anticipate room assignments and suggest which nurses to assign to patients for C-sections and other procedures provided satisfactory recommendations to nurses 90 percent of the time. Today’s robots are awkward co-workers because they are often unable to predict what humans need. In hospitals, robots are employed to perform simple tasks such as delivering supplies and medications.But they have to be explicitly told what to do. Continue reading “Nurses are getting help from robots with scheduling tasks on labor floor (Video)”

API for the Human Body, Launched by 3D Modeling Startup BioDigital

Imagine a reality where surgeons practice difficult procedures on virtual renditions of their patients before walking into the operating room, and professional athletes review their exact muscle movements on a 3D game tape after they walk off the field.

Now that BioDigital, a 3D human body modeling startup, is releasing its API to the public, this is possible. Continue reading “API for the Human Body, Launched by 3D Modeling Startup BioDigital”

Aurora invests in firm that advises digital health care start-ups

Aurora Health Care is investing in StartUp Health, a company that advises start-up digital health companies in exchange for small equity stakes. StartUp Health, founded four years ago and based in New York, has more than 100 companies in its portfolio, with a strong focus on using digital technology to improve the quality of care. Continue reading “Aurora invests in firm that advises digital health care start-ups”

Medicare Smart Card Technology a Cost Benefit to Healthcare?

Whether you check the time on your smart phone, smart watch, or an only moderately intelligent clock radio, the realm of all things electronically stimulating is indubitably interwoven into the fabric of all technological facets within the healthcare industry. Electronically readable Medicare smart cards are one of the latest technological advances to affect revenue cycle management. Continue reading “Medicare Smart Card Technology a Cost Benefit to Healthcare?”