3D Bone Printing Technology Changes Health Care



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast we look at a new type of medical implant at could change the world of medical implants for everyone. Scientists and doctors at Salamanca University Hospital in Spain worked together recently with 3D bone printing to replace the sternum and part of the rib cage for a … Continue reading 3D Bone Printing Technology Changes Health Care


Fit Responder Fitness App for EMTs and Paramedics



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast I have a special segment on the show from a recent conference I covered for emergency medical services responders like EMTs and paramedics. There is a special app for their fitness that is making a huge difference for them and it can be used by people on … Continue reading Fit Responder Fitness App for EMTs and Paramedics


Organ Transplant System Transports Live Organs On Life Support



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast is a look at an amazing portable life-support system for organs being moved for transplant. TransMedics has developed the world’s first commercial, portable, warm blood perfusion system that allows a new type of organ transplant, called a living organ transplant. This new technology, called an Organ Care … Continue reading Organ Transplant System Transports Live Organs On Life Support


Fitness Workspace Building The Office Of The Future



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast we take a look at how even the way a building is designed can make a difference in your health. What if your workplace was set up in such a way that you had to take the maximum number of steps each day to get around your … Continue reading Fitness Workspace Building The Office Of The Future


Depression Detecting Smartphone App On The Way



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Depression detecting smartphones this week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast. I’m going to tell you something that might have never occurred to you. Your smartphone knows when you’re not feeling well and maybe even when you’re depressed. According to a new study out of Northwestern University Medicine, scientists have discovered that the amount of … Continue reading Depression Detecting Smartphone App On The Way


Medevac Helicopter App Helps Responders Save Lives



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast we look at an innovative smartphone app that helps emergency responders coordinate medical evacuation or Medevac helicopter transportation for emergency medical services patients. This app can save minutes at a time when minutes count coordinating helicopter transport crews with ambulance crews on the ground. MetroAlert is a … Continue reading Medevac Helicopter App Helps Responders Save Lives


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Mobile Laboratory Technology Brings Blood Test to You



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast we look at a new clinical mobile laboratory that could fit in a doctor’s, nurse’s, or paramedic’s pocket and use their smartphone to test blood right wherever you are. This means that the days of making a separate trip to the Lab just to get your blood … Continue reading Mobile Laboratory Technology Brings Blood Test to You


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Concussion Testing With A Music Video



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast let’s look at the difficult task of assessing and monitoring patients with possible concussions. Despite all our modern technology, there is still no definitive concussion testing method to diagnose a concussion. A concussion is essentially a bruised area of the brain following a traumatic injury. Usually, health … Continue reading Concussion Testing With A Music Video


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Diabetes Monitoring Without Drawing Blood Coming Soon



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast we look at a potentially groundbreaking new technology that could affect monitoring of diabetes worldwide. One of the biggest challenges with helping people to manage their diabetes is that they have to draw some blood every time they want to check their blood sugar. There are numerous … Continue reading Diabetes Monitoring Without Drawing Blood Coming Soon


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MoleScope Helps Doctors Identify Skin Cancer



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This week on the Health Tech Weekly Podcast we look at the MoleScope. It’s an attachable microscope for an iPhone that offers a solution for people concerned about potential skin cancer lesions. The MoleScope is a company that is a spinoff from Simon Fraser University in Canada. The device works with the phone and a … Continue reading MoleScope Helps Doctors Identify Skin Cancer