Tag Archive for ‘emerging medical technology’
HIGHLIGHTS Summarizes the evolution of knowledge management and its applications in health care Describes the benefits of knowledge management including enhanced collaboration, reduced preventable medical errors, and increased innovation Identifies how knowledge management can be applied to each step of the modern care model Outlines the challenges related to knowledge management services, particularly implementation Approximately […]
Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture: Never let a good crisis go to waste: Continuous professional development and COVID-19
Editor’s note: The following is an edited version of the Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture that Dr. Greenberg delivered at the virtual Clinical Congress 2020. The presentation has been modified to conform with Bulletin style and space limitations. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Women in […]
Describes the purposes and participants’ reaction to The Surgical Metrics Project at Clinical Congress 2019, which used wearable technology to measure surgical decision making and technique.
Filling the gap: Using 3-D printing to overcome critical equipment shortages during the COVID-19 crisis
HIGHLIGHTS Describes 3-D printing products, including ventilator parts, respirator masks, face shields, and nasopharyngeal swabs, that can close the gaps in equipment shortages Identifies early adopters of this technology Summarizes areas for further investigation, including the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of these solutions The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has uncovered numerous […]
The Surgical Metrics Project—a new opportunity available at Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, CA—will allow participants to use wearable technology to measure surgical decision making and technique.
In this introduction to the annual RAS-ACS issue, the author describes the importance of striking a balance between traditional surgical training and advances in technology and communication.
This article describes how advances in computer technology, video cameras, and smart phones are revolutionizing surgical training and highlights the educational benefits of simulated training and telementoring.
3-D printing: Revolutionizing preoperative planning, resident training, and the future of surgical care
In this month’s cover story, members of the College describe their experiences with 3-D printing models, identify its benefits and limitations, and consider future applications for this technology.
Advances such as infrared and fluorophore technology, wearable technology such as Google Glass, and 3-D printing are described in this article.
This article outlines the potential benefits of Google Glass for both physicians and patients and summarizes concerns related to HIPAA compliance and patient consent.