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Introducing the Innovators of the TEDMED Hive

Meet some of the innovators of the 2018 TEDMED Hive. They are out-of-the-box thinkers with products that are may well change healthcare forever.

3 Innovations that People with IBD Will Want to Know About

Three passionate researchers in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease have developed innovative solutions for problems related to the disease.
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Could Biohacking Transform Health Tech as We Know It?

Biohacking is an umbrella of techniques where citizen scientists experiment using a variety of techniques previously used only in organized research settings. Is it beneficial? Or dangerous?
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Preventing Amputations: Saving Lives and Limbs

Patients with peripheral artery disease and chronic limb ischemia who are at risk for limb amputation should see a vascular interventional specialist prior to any surgical amputation because some limbs can be saved or the amputated area reduced by revascularization.
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Powerful New Approaches to Health Couple Tech with Bio

New approaches that couple technology with biology are changing human biology in ways not thought possible even in the recent past. Innovations such as epigenetic reprogramming, gene editing, and synthetic biology are being applied to human health issues that range from antibiotic resistance to body augmentation.
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Why Innovation is a Strategic Imperative at UPMC

New technologies, like artificial intelligence, can free time for clinicians to connect with patients, to empathize, to build trust, to engage in shared decision-making, communication, and collaboration - the most humanistic aspects of care.
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An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new clinical study shows how intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) can reduce radiation side effects and may save breast cancer patients $10,500 annually.
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Is Robotic Surgery Really a Game Changer?

Some believe robotic surgery is the future of surgical healthcare, but others think it is a costly way to achieve the same results as other types of surgery.
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The Brilliant Creations of Physician Inventors

Physicians have a long history of inventing devices that advance medicine and save lives, but questions have been raised about how they should be compensated for these contributions.
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Meet the 19 Fabulous Innovators in the TedMed Hive

TedMed's Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a variety of ways. Here's a synopsis of what they are working on.
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These 6 Next-Gen AI Tools are Revolutionizing Healthcare

Here are 6 AI-based healthcare tools that are effectively playing a suggestion-making role that enhances human efforts. It remains to be seen if such tools will play a decision-making role in the future.
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Innovative Collaboration Can Make Medical School Better

We need to bring together medical school educators, medical students, business, technology, marketing experts, and, of course, patients to explore new ideas for creating an individualized and compelling medical school education experience.