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Medical Technology (MedTech) Community

Welcome to the JAAGNet Community for Medical Technology (Med Tech).

This is a diverse area focused at a variety of technologies which affect and support the Medical/Health Services Industry, it covers and ovelaps many other subjects such as AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Accelerated Computing, Cloud Computing, Blockchain and the use of these technologies in many applications within the industry. It is an extremely exciting technology field and one that will impact both our working and personal lives as this sector drives the world's health and well being!

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  1. medtech

(MEDical TECHnology) An umbrella term for the medical industry in today's high-tech world. Organizations in the field also use the name; for example, NYC Medtech is a medical forum in New York City (www.nycmedtech.info); MedTech is an association of medical companies in New York State (www.medtech.org), and the Med Tech Clinical Lab is located in New Jersey (www.medtechlab.com). See biotechnology 

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Tracking Covid-19 exposure in our Medical Services staff is going to be critical, but how do we do it?

Intelligent automation firm, Rainbird, has partnered with the UK NHS, using its rapid deployment programme to build an online interactive tool that provides tailored advice on appropriate self-isolation measures to NHS staff:       The tool, which was developed to address the staff resourcing challenges currently faced by the NHS, can be updated within minutes to reflect shifts in national guidance, and personalised to NHS organisations. This partnership follows an open letter from the…

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The University of Nottingham has secured £801,874 in funding from the Medical Research Council to accelerate development of the world's first optical fibre sensor-equipped endotracheal tube (iTraXS).

Endotracheal tubes (ETTs) are placed in the trachea in patients who need artificial breathing support. iTraXS aims to prevent pressure injury to the airway and to assist with monitoring vital signs.

Worldwide, approximately 120 million surgical and intensive care patients…

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Thankful for Biopharma Breakthroughs

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We believe during these tough times, people and companies step up and understand the urgent need to go above and beyond. Although its been a pretty tough year with not a lot (if any) positive news there has been a lot of  people and bsuinesses working really hard to tackle  Covid-19, whether it has been in the area of theraputics and/or vaccines. The following article is a great summary of the…

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When put up against five experienced, fellowship-trained radiologists, DeepCOVID-XR was able to process a set of 300 test X-rays in about 18 minutes compared to about two and a half to three and a half hours. (Getty Images)

Researchers at Northwestern University have trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to automatically detect the signs of COVID-19 on a basic X-ray of the lungs, and it’s capable of outperforming a team of specialized…

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Jacob Bell / BioPharma Dive

The latest batch of breakthrough device designations from FDA support an array of medtech innovations, from a novel treatment for sleep apnea to a tissue regeneration technology designed to aid spinal cord injury patients. Several technologies designated within the past month are diagnostics, with two targeting breast cancer and one designed to improve the diagnosis of a deadly gastrointestinal condition in premature…

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Research efforts in Florida will be a model for how Berg and AdventHealth roll out similar work throughout the U.S. The Berg artificial intelligene platform can provide info on why conditions such as obesity and diabetes leave people more vulnerable to COVID-19. (AdventHealth)

AdventHealth has partnered with biotech firm Berg to gain insights on people that have tested positive for COVID-19 and reduce mortality rates from the…

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Researchers at MIT and the Indian Institute of Technology have come up with a way to generate the steam required by autoclaves using just the power of sunlight to help maintain safe, sterile equipment at low cost in remote locations.     Image: Courtesy of the researchers. Edited by MIT News.
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The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), including wearable personal fitness trainers, are proving to be a reliable measure of physical activity and for risk assessment than traditional methods. (Credit: Getty Images) 

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) market is expanding rapidly, with over 500,000 medical technologies currently available, from blood pressure and glucose monitors to MRI scanners. AI poised to contribute analysis crucial to…

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A team of researchers from Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences proposed a non-invasive method for detection of melanoma. A patented computer-aided diagnostic system developed by Lithuanian scientists proved to be more than 90% accurate in detecting malignancy in diagnostic images of skin lesions acquired from 100 patients.

In Europe, melanoma is the fifth most…

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