Medical Devices
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Green is the New Black: How the Healthcare Industry is Embracing Sustainability and Energy Efficiency

Nishita Pereira-Gracias - October 12, 2015

In today’s world of innovation and technology, almost every household and industry has been obsessed with ‘Going Green’. There has been a surge in awareness among individuals…

Medical Devices
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Implantable Drug Delivery Systems: Delivering Medication One Dose at a Time

Nishita Pereira-Gracias - September 28, 2015

Controlled, site-specific release of drugs and other therapeutic agents has emerged as a rather attractive alternative for companies that are looking to boost the efficacy of an…

Medical Devices
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Being Almost Human: Robotic Patient Simulators Bridging the Gap in Healthcare Education

Nishita Pereira-Gracias - August 19, 2015

Preventable medical errors in hospitals persist as the third leading cause of death in the United States, after heart disease and cancer. This alarming reality only stresses…

Medical Devices
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3D-Printed Pill Opens Up World of Customized Medication

Nishita Pereira-Gracias - August 11, 2015

Every time a one-of-a-kind 3D-printed trinket takes center stage, the power of the technology seems to blow our minds – whether it is Strati, the first 3D-printed…

Medical Innovations
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The Bionic Man Makes History in Mind-Controlled Prosthetics

Nishita Pereira-Gracias - May 27, 2015

 When Les Baugh was 17 years old, his step brother bet him five bucks that he could beat him in a footrace. They started off, and Baugh…

Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: Paranoia, or a Tangible Threat?
eHealth
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eHealth
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Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: Paranoia, or a Tangible Threat?

Nishita Pereira-Gracias - January 23, 2015

In October 2014, the United States Department of Homeland Security investigated two dozen suspected cases of cyberthreat in hospital equipment and medical devices, bringing healthcare giants such…

Congenital Hearing Deformities at the Brink of a Breakthrough
Medical Devices
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Medical Devices
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Congenital Hearing Deformities at the Brink of a Breakthrough

Nishita Pereira-Gracias - January 12, 2015

3D printing and 3D bioprinting in the field of medicine has done groundbreaking work, and a new team of scientists is close to the start of an…