Smart Technology Can Track Hospital Patients

While most surgical technology is intended to aid surgeons and surgical assistants, some is created to help patients and their family members. Such is the case with smartcard technology, a technology used to ensure that only authorized family members remain in the surgical and post-operative areas, and that intruders don’t interfere with the work of … Read more

Surgical Techs Could Help Surgeons Operate on Kids

The same technology that powers robotic arms in space could be used to perform minor surgeries on children. Now, thanks to a project called KidsArm, mini-arms may be able to automate some tasks during pediatric surgery. Tests performed by the program show that the arms can help surgeons and surgical techs operate on tiny structures, … Read more