The Leap Motion controller provides a new means for computational control which may present as a novel intraoperative and educational tool
There are a number of applications which have been built specifically for the Leap Motion. This includes Cyber Science 3D which lets you manipulate a human skull to identify the bones that comprise it and Frog Dissection which allows you to dissect a digital frog.
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Dr. Eric Topol was named #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in Healthcare of 2012 by Modern Healthcare so his views are closely watched.
Every health system CEO readily admits that we’ve essentially had a hospital building bubble with an over-capacity of 40-50% of hospital beds as we shift from the “do more, bill more” fee-for-service system to the “no outcome, no income” fee-for-value era. A new ecosystem of disruptive business models must arise.
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Technologists must accept that they can’t replace doctors with new technologies. Physicians must accept that computers can improve their profession.
At the end of the day it will be skilled practictioners working in harmony with talented technologist and the technologies they develope making healthcare more capable and accessible.
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Dr. Mark Blatt, the worldwide medical director at Intel, envisions a future where doctors can
Dr. Mark Blatt shares his thoughts on healthcare in this article, what follows is one of the more compelling ones: #5. “When bubbles end, they don’t end gracefully.” Healthcare is in a bubble; no one individually can afford it. As the industry faces an inevitable crash, concierge medical service on tablets and smartphones come into play. Blatt posited that half of hospitals will go out of business in the next ten years, yielding to home-based systems and services
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If you were to pick a major industry about to see an incredible amount of change, you might choose health care. Vinod Khosla, the venture capitalist, says technology could replace 80% of what doctors do within 10 years.
#mHealth will change everything!
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While the American medical system is famous for expensive drugs and heroic care at the end of life, a more significant factor in the nation’s annual health care bill may be the high price tag of ordinary services.
Just look at the cost comparison shown between the US and member countries of the EU, why do we pay so much more?
"People think it’s like other purchases: That if you pay more you get a better car. But in medicine, it’s not like that." Dr. Jeffrey Rice
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