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A New Spinal Surgery Robot

A New Spinal Surgery Robot

Robots have been used in the medical industry since the year 2000 with the introduction of the da Vinci Surgical System. Today, little-automated robots are used to make deliveries, clean and disinfect areas in a variety of hospitals. A robot that assists spinal...
The Future of Robotic Surgery

The Future of Robotic Surgery

Technology has greatly improved our ability to provide professional care for those in need. It has given us advancements in the way we share information and efficiently treat patients. Now we are taking another massive leap in the way that people are cared for in the...
AI and the Future of Medtech

AI and the Future of Medtech

Our species has always relied almost exclusively on human diagnosis and treatment in our healthcare, but recent innovations in AI may culminate in a future in which machines are at the forefront of medical care. Advancements have been rapid, and this scenario may...
The Most Popular Medical Devices of 2018

The Most Popular Medical Devices of 2018

The mission statement of the Galien Foundation is to recognize “innovation that improves the human condition”. Each year, the foundation awards the Prix Galien Award to examples of people in the biomedical and technology fields who have achieved this by inventing...
What is Bariatric Surgery?

What is Bariatric Surgery?

There are many types of weight loss programs available nowadays. For some people, however, mainstream programs and lifestyle changes aren’t an option so they are forced to seek out more drastic, invasive methods. People looking to explore surgical options for weight...