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What’s Small, Agile, Fast, and at the Olympic Games, but Not a Gymnast?

Answer – a portable ultrasound system When athletes are injured, a fast and precise diagnosis is key. This was a priority for Dr. Hongjin Shim, the second head of PyeongChang Mountain [...]

Breast Cancer Survivors on a Mission to Inform All Women of This Critical Breast Health Issue

Informing women if they have dense breasts may empower them to ask for additional screening, which could unveil hidden cancer. Breast cancer is rampant in Jan’s family. Her mom was diagnosed [...]

How a Healthcare Olympic Record was Broken in Rio

Hard work and talent combine with medical technology to shatter world records during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. A final Olympic record was broken in Rio de Janeiro, host of the first [...]

Winter is Here… But Are Our Athletes Ready?

A Q&A with Dr. YoungHee Lee, Chief Medical Officer for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, on how the Olympians will be kept in peak condition. One of the greatest sporting [...]

In a Heartbeat: This Tool is Cutting Down the Clicks in Cardiology Care

How software designed for cardiologists, with cardiologists, is helping to decrease reporting time and complexity Globally, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) account for 31 percent of all deaths. Among Americans, approximately one person [...]

Olympic Athletes Need Precision, Now They Can Have Precision Health

A new analytics tool will help provide information to clinicians to help them predict injury and illness and personalize treatment for the 2,900 athletes competing at the Olympic Winter Games Metrics matter in [...]

The trend-spotting that reduced surgeries for the U.S. women’s wrestling team by 60 percent year over year

The best in athletics meets the best in technology   In the 1960 Olympic Games, when the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) did not yet exist, athletes would travel to compete in [...]

Doctor captures live image of twins with entangled umbilical cord, while performing surgery to save them

This expectant mom came to Dr. Shih because one of her twins had a complex heart issue that would require surgery after birth Approximately one in 67 pregnancies is a multiple [...]

A breakthrough partnership just made one of the most talked about health trends for 2018 a reality

GE Healthcare and Roche Diagnostics come together to develop industry-first software integrating in-vivo and in-vitro diagnostic data with latest clinical research for improved patient outcomes Precision medicine has been a growing [...]

We asked top clinicians what AI will do for healthcare in 2018. Here’s what they said

Despite the debate, most say AI is already transforming the industry, and 2018 may be the year we see real, tangible results   Artificial Intelligence is among healthcare’s most widely discussed [...]

How one of South East Asia’s smallest countries may be leading the way in healthcare

In Vietnam, population and GDP growth have encouraged the country to think beyond technology in providing more health for more people Since the 1990’s Vietnam’s GDP growth has been among the [...]

5 Predictions: Why 2018 Will Be The Future of Healthcare

Healthcare has long been just on the cusp of massive change and futurists’ favorite subject for predictions. From data and analytics, to patient empowerment, the advancements from the past year may [...]
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