Check out Dr. Taekman and Lockhart in this interview with Dr. Mast for our local television station, WRAL. http://www.wral.com/computer-simulations-allow-doctors-to-learn-skills-with-less-risk/12284450/
Garbled text message may hint at stroke? It’s a bit of a stretch, but a neurologist at Henry Ford Hospital has coined the term “dystextia”, a texting version of dysarthria that occurs with some stroke victims.
This MIT Tech Review article presents the scary reality of computer viruses proliferating on medical equipment. Just imagine your next MRI could be part of a Botnet. This will only get worse since manufacturers are notorious for the proprietary nature of their embedded systems.
Well it took long enough to finally achieve bionic vision, a la one of my favorite 70′s toys (complete with bionic arm ). This comes in the form of $1200 glasses that use LCD tech to auto-adjust the prescription for presbyopia when the user tilts their head down. So now you not only need to [...]
Macworld reports that Kaweah Delta Health Care District is initiating a trial of 100 iPad for health care workers. They are accessing hospital computer systems via Citrix which eliminates a lot of the HIPAA concerns, but they make no mention of how well the iPad’s touch interface works on systems designed for keyboard and mouse. [...]
Avaya purchased the Nortel enterprise division and received web.alive as part of the package. Click HERE to see a short demonstration of their technology. It uses the UnReal 3 engine that has been modified to work over the web in a fully firewalled environment. It also supports 3D sound via a company Nortel bought in [...]
Unless you’re in a media blackout, you already know the iPad will arrive this Saturday. Seton Hall announced it’s “giving” an iPad to all of full time students in the fall. Gee, I wonder if their technology fee will magically increase by $599? The best iPad coverage I’ve found is in PC Magazine (of all [...]
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