Another day, another deal struck by Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks hybrid incubator, sending the mHealth visionary well on his way to transforming Los Angeles into a so-called “Silicon Beach…building the world the way da Vinci saw it”.
The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room. The iPad could be brought directly into the operative field in a small sterile bag where the touch interface makes it possible to change settings even using gloved hands.
Aadhaar, India’s Unique Identification Project, is a biometric project with a goal of issuing IDs linked to the fingerprints and iris scans of every person in India. Its implications are broad, even to healthcare.
Bernard Klocman and his company envision a day in the near future when all patients admitted to the hospital will receive an inexpensive, essentially disposable, wrist-worn life monitor instead of the traditional hospital bracelets.
Cellular providers have recently become aggressive in the promotional advancement of new technology initiatives which provide their subscribers access to a greater selection of connected medical devices.
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