Technology > Surgical technology

Can artificial intelligence help reduce the rate of bowel cancer?

30 March, 2021 by Andrew Currie, CEO of Cura Day Hospitals Group

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. Computers scrubbing in on medical procedures? But the future is, in fact, now.

Virtual collaboration room provides immersive transplant training

19 March, 2021

The X2O Collaboration Room is an immersive virtual training environment for global clinical users of the life-saving Organ Care System technology.

Exoskeleton technology comes to Australia

15 March, 2021

Royal Rehab has entered into an agreement with United States robotic company Ekso Bionics to bring advanced exoskeleton technology to Australia.

Portable oxygen machine aiming to save one million lives

25 February, 2021

SentOx is a low-cost oxygen concentrator designed for treating COVID-19 patients in less-developed countries, such as Indonesia, India and South Africa.

UV Angel comes to Australia and New Zealand

18 February, 2021

Businesses and aged-care facilities in Australia and New Zealand will be able to operate with improved safety, following a collaboration between HPA and US company UV Angel.

New evidence that scalp cooling protects hair from chemotherapy

10 February, 2021

Groundbreaking UK research has provided biological evidence that scalp cooling physically protects hair follicles from chemotherapy drugs.

Breakthrough surgical robotic system breaks out in Australia

09 February, 2021

Macquarie University Hospital is reported to be the first facility in Australia to adopt breakthrough, minimally invasive robotic surgical technology.

UNSW team prints 'bones' with living cells

31 January, 2021

UNSW Sydney scientists have developed a ceramic-based ink that may allow surgeons in the future to 3D print bone parts complete with living cells.

Medtech start-up brings sustainable disinfection solution to Australia

16 December, 2020

An innovative, sustainable disinfection technology that uses UV-C light to disinfect ultrasound probes and cables is now available in Australia.

New technique stimulates relief for chronic pain sufferers

10 November, 2020

A multicentre randomised controlled trial has demonstrated the importance of a new spinal cord stimulation technique in providing back pain relief compared with conventional therapy.

Implanted device brings movement hope to paralysis patients

05 November, 2020

Thanks to the implantation of a tiny device, patients with upper limb paralysis are now able to text, email and shop online.

Mobile lifting robot transfers and rehabilitates patients

07 October, 2020

The PTR Robot is reported to be the first mobile, intelligent robot solution that can flexibly move around in the healthcare and nursing sectors.

Wearable solution to prevent workplace shoulder injuries

02 October, 2020

Soter Analytics has launched SoterCoach — a wearable solution designed to prevent injuries in the workplace.

MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes digital

22 September, 2020

The event will offer a purpose-built online B2B experience for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and trade buyers from the medical and healthcare sector to conduct business.

Robotic process automation in health care

14 September, 2020 by Daniel Pullen*

Let's see how automation has helped healthcare services manage the influx of demands brought about by COVID-19...

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