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Unfors RaySafe and Corindus Vascular Robotics Announce Distribution Agreement

Unfors RaySafe and Corindus Vascular Robotics Announce Distribution Agreement

Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc., a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, and Unfors RaySafe, Inc., a Fluke Biomedical Company, today announced a distribution agreement allowing Corindus to offer the RaySafe i2 real-time radiation dose monitoring system in conjunction with the CorPath System, enabling catheterization lab physicians and staff to better protect themselves from, and monitor for, excessive radiation exposure. [More]
Tru-D SmartUVC  to Demonstrate its UV Disinfection Robot at Health Trust’s University Conference and Vendor Fair

Tru-D SmartUVC to Demonstrate its UV Disinfection Robot at Health Trust’s University Conference and Vendor Fair

Tru-D SmartUVC LLC will join members of HealthTrust at the organization's upcoming University Conference & Vendor Fair in Nashville, Tennessee, Aug. 17 through 19 in Booth 307, to showcase the company's automated UV disinfection robot and discuss how it fits into health care facilities' comprehensive infection prevention programs. [More]
Worldwide Telehealth Market Forecast to be Worth $6.5 Billion by 2020

Worldwide Telehealth Market Forecast to be Worth $6.5 Billion by 2020

Worldwide telehealth market is forecast to be worth $6.5 billion by 2020 with an estimated CAGR of 24.2% from a value of $2.2 billion in 2015 with healthcare industry undergoing a fundamental transformation of value based business from volume based business. [More]
Hansen Medical Completes 30th Robotic Prostatic Artery Embolization Procedure for BPH at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Hansen Medical Completes 30th Robotic Prostatic Artery Embolization Procedure for BPH at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Hansen Medical, Inc., the global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced the completion of the 30th Robotic Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) procedure for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia. The procedures have been performed by Sandeep Bagla, MD, Interventional Radiologist, using the Magellan Robotic System. Dr. Bagla is one of the world leaders in the development of PAE and is at the forefront of applying the Magellan Robotic System to this expanding procedure. [More]
Global Medical Robotics Market Estimated to Grow at CAGR 12% from 2014 to 2020

Global Medical Robotics Market Estimated to Grow at CAGR 12% from 2014 to 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Robotics Market Analysis (2015 -2020): By Type (Surgical, Rehabilitation, Percutaneous, Non-invasive); By Specialization (Neurology, Laparoscopy, Orthopaedics, Cardiovascular)" report to their offering. [More]
University of Houston Researchers Working on Development of Child-Size Exoskeletons to Boost Mobility

University of Houston Researchers Working on Development of Child-Size Exoskeletons to Boost Mobility

A University of Houston engineer has received funding to create a pediatric exoskeleton, designed to help children with spinal cord injuries and other mobility disorders walk. [More]
Integrated Telehealth Solutions Represent the Next Frontier in Medical Care

Integrated Telehealth Solutions Represent the Next Frontier in Medical Care

Telehealth represents the next frontier in medical care, and it's something healthcare providers are already feeling the pressure from their digitally connected patients to provide. [More]
Stereotaxis Remote Magnetic Navigation Platform Effective in VT Ablations

Stereotaxis Remote Magnetic Navigation Platform Effective in VT Ablations

Stereotaxis, Inc. and Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands today announced the results of a seven-year clinical study, which provides significant findings in terms of the Stereotaxis remote magnetic navigation platform's success in ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablations compared to both contact force sensing and other manual catheters. [More]
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Deploys Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot to Improve Cleanliness of its Operating Rooms

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Deploys Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot to Improve Cleanliness of its Operating Rooms

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has acquired a Xenex germ-zapping robot, the most advanced disinfection technology available, in its continued effort to further enhance the cleanliness of its operating rooms. The robot destroys contagious superbugs in the hospital’s operating rooms in just minutes. [More]
New, Less Expensive, Soft Robotic Glove for Rehabilitation of Post-Stroke Patients

New, Less Expensive, Soft Robotic Glove for Rehabilitation of Post-Stroke Patients

Initial rehabilitation therapy for many stroke victims may focus on regaining the ability to walk. But when hands also are affected, therapy focused only on the legs can leave hand muscles contracted, a condition that can be difficult to overcome. [More]