Cleveland Clinic Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Liver Cancer Therapy
A form of augmented reality is being adapted by Cleveland Clinic research scientists and physicians for use in a wide array of clinical applications. Doctors are using a fully self-contained holographic computer –the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality device –to enhance the treatment of liver cancer, aortic aneurysms, ovarian cancer and even face transplant surgery.
19 things to look forward to in 2019
It's no secret that opioid deaths and overdoses are at crisis levels in the US. However, 2019 may bring new ways of fighting this epidemic. Every year, the Cleveland Clinic releases the most important medical advancements for the coming year, and at the top of its list for 2019 is alternative pain management therapies.
Study explains how red meat raises heart disease risk
Researchers have more evidence about how eating red meat can raise heart disease risk.
Top 10 medical innovations for 2019
The Cleveland Clinic recently announced its annual list of the top 10 medical innovations for 2019 at the 2018 Medical Innovation Summit, held in Cleveland, OH. The advances, which are expected to enhance health care, were selected by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists.
North Olmsted High School's aspiring medical students attend Cleveland Clinic's 2018 Start-Up Showcase
North Olmsted High School biomedicine students participated in the Cleveland Clinic's Judging Innovation program Oct. 22 at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.
Cleveland Clinic sees 2019 as the year of healthcare AI
A big healthcare system well known for its annual forecast of emerging trends that will significantly impact healthcare in the next year has named artificial intelligence as one of the those trends.
98point6 Uses AI to Help Redefine Primary Care
98point6 is on a mission to make primary care more efficient with the use of artificial intelligence. The Seattle, WA-based company said it raised $50 million in a series C round, bringing the total amount raised to $86.1 since the company’s inception in 2015.
No. 1 Medical Innovation for 2019: Alternative Therapy for Pain
The opioid crisis has been declared a public health emergency. Today, chronic pain is the leading cause of opioid prescription. Though several clinically validated alternative therapies for chronic pain exist, none have curtailed the crisis. Now, innovation and potential for hope comes by way of pharmacogenomic testing, which uses a patient’s genetic makeup to predict an individual’s metabolism of drugs, including some opiate-based drugs.
Wider thrombectomy window chosen as No. 3 medical innovation for 2019
The expanded window for thrombectomy in acute stroke care ranked No. 3 on Cleveland Clinic’s top 10 medical innovations for 2019—one of several developments on the list with implications for cardiovascular treatment.
Judy Faulkner's advice to women in health IT
Epic CEO Judy Faulkner had a message for women working in healthcare and technology. “Be a builder,” Faulkner said at the annual Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovations Summit.