The world is travelling faster than ever before,” comments Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. “As we read in the article below, the applications are endless for the convergence of technology and information systems with regard to healthcare.”
“Even this week, the outbreak of influenza in the U.S. has doctors seeing patients over Skype, versus risking infecting more people by having them come to the office,? says Wolf, ?…it?s the modern-day house call.”
A surgeon with Google Glass could look right through you
Google Glass and augmented reality prove handy gadgets in the medical world Thursday, January 01, 2015
The surgeon that carried out the operation had a pair of glasses on her nose, to make her see more. She could see the patients’ medical file, physical condition and her own actions, which she could repeat many times after the surgery.
The pair of glasses worn during this operation were not just any glasses, they were the Google Glass. And the surgeon was not just any surgeon, she was Marlies Schijven, the first to carry out a surgery with the support of the new technology.