Healthcare delivery

AHA calls on hospitals, health systems to compete with ‘disruptors’

reprint With technology giants such as Amazon, Apple and Google entering the healthcare market, America’s hospitals are feeling the heat from these consumer-focused companies—which they see as competitors. “We are seeing historic—if not unprecedented—change across the entire healthcare landscape,” Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association told Czytaj więcej…

Augmented reality

3D modeling gains more traction in care organizations

reprint One touted goal of three-dimensional modeling—which encompasses virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D printing—is improved pre-surgical planning and intraoperative guidance. Increasingly, organizations are experimenting with 3D models to help surgeons and interventional radiologists determine how to best perform intricate procedures. These advanced visualization approaches replace flat two-dimensional images with Czytaj więcej…