Health informatics
Health informatics (also called health care informatics, healthcare informatics, medical informatics, nursing informatics, clinical informatics, or biomedical informatics) is informatics in health ca...
Robots Outperform Surgeons Operating On Pigs
Surgeons and scientists from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National are the first to demonstrate that supervised, autonomous robotic soft tissue surgery on...
U.S. FDA Accepts First Digital Medicine New Drug Application
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and Proteus Digital Health (Proteus) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the New Drug Application (ND...
Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body
When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this animation, NPR's Robert Krulwich and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can...
'Da Vinci' robot allows patients to leave hospital two days after major surgery
The Da Vinci robot, used by the Newcastle Hospital Trust, has allowed patients to leave hospital within two days of surgery, suffering only minimal post-operative pain.
Robotic Spine and Brain Surgery - Mazor Renaissance Technion Born Technology
Prof. Moshe Shoham of Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's D. Dan and Betty Kahn Medical Robotics Laboratory in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is the Founder and CTO of Mazor Robotics. The...
Robotic Tentacle Targets Keyhole Surgery
Italian engineers have built a robotic arm, aimed at improving surgical operations and inspired by the octopus. Just like its aquatic inspiration, the robotic tentacle has no rigid skeleton; it can be...
IBM Teaming Up With Apple On Artificial Intelligence Health Program
IBM has announced alliances with Apple and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices....
IBM's Watson wants to fix America's doctor shortage
In 2011, IBM's Watson supercomputer got an unusually public proof-of-concept, competing on Jeopardy! and beating its human competitors hands-down. It was a powerful public win for IBM, and for...
Cohort study
A cohort study is a form of longitudinal study (a type of observational study) used in medicine, social science, actuarial science, business analytics, and ecology. For instance in medicine, it is an ...
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published by the American Psychiatric Association, offers a common language and standard criteria for the classification of mental diso...
Health websites
Health information on the Internet refers to all communication related to health done on the Internet.
As a general communication channel, various Internet products serve every type of general hea...
Medical software
The terms medical software and medical device software are undefined terms that can designate any software, software item or system used within a medical context (e.g. medical devices that monitor or ...
Medical software - Wikipedia
Medical classification
Medical classification, or medical coding, is the process of transforming descriptions of medical diagnoses and procedures into universal medical code numbers. The diagnoses and procedures are usually...
Medical statistics
Medical statistics deals with applications of statistics to medicine and the health sciences, including epidemiology, public health, forensic medicine, and clinical research. Medical statistics has be...
Telehealth
Telehealth is the delivery of health-related services and information via telecommunications technologies. Telehealth could be as simple as two health professionals discussing a case over the telepho...
Telemedicine
Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies in order to provide clinical health care at a distance. It helps eliminate distance barriers and can improve access to medical...
Telemedicine - Wikipedia
Lindbergh Operation
The Lindbergh operation was a complete tele-surgical operation carried out by a team of French surgeons located in New York on a patient in Strasbourg, France (over a distance of several thousand mile...