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Innovative Companies and Technologies In Health and Medicine

What will the future look like?  Grasp the possibilities by watching what the innovators building the future do TODAY.

From OneMedPlace, here's the latest New Companies & Technologies Report covering innovative companies and technologies in health and medicine.

Innovations are profiled in the following areas:

  1. Vertigo and motion sickness - "...a non-drug, non-invasive treatment for spatial disorientation and motion sickness."
  2. Aortic intervention and endoscopy - "an array of cardiovascular grafts, in critical care antibiotic impregnated catheters, and in endoscopy the first endoscopic ultrasound system."
  3. Implantable prosthetics - "...various implantable prosthetics for the hip, a knee reconstruction system, soft tissue repair products, rotor cuff repair system, and a neurological disorder sector that contains drug pumps, shunt systems, and neurovascular coils."
  4. Diabetes - "...an infrared skin thermometer to diagnostically prevent progressive diabetic conditions."
  5. Injection systems, cancer and anesthesia - "...a generic drug vial that mixes directly with a diluent IV container during preparation of medicine, making it quick and sanitary."
  6. Cardiology, radiology - "...catheter systems with inflatable ends that are procedurally used in unclogging of heart blood vessels, and are also used in placement of vessel stents."
  7. Orthopedics and bone growth - "...implant contains biological proteins that promote bone growth and is indicated for use in long bone non-unions and spinal fusions."
  8. Aerosol drug delivery - "... generator is capable of producing a fine liquid mist of precisely defined drug particle sizes for inhalation-based drug delivery."
  9. Airflow sterilization - "... (the) platform uses air temperature differences to produce unidirectional airflow, and is used to supply sterilized air to a particular region."
  10. Scoliosis - "... upper body thermoplastic braces have been clinically shown to restrict the progression of spinal degeneration, without the need for surgical intervention."
Quite a few opportunities there for the forward-thinking organization to better serve patient populations, improve quality and safety and solidify a market position.

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