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07/28/2021: Efficient staff communication with an app


Topic of the Month: Orthopedic technology: 3D scanners change the industry; Video: Staff communication via app; News: Breakthrough in detection of SARS-CoV-2 variant in wastewater; News: Toxicity testing on the placenta and embryo; News: Wearable brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions; News: World Brain Day: Better care for MS patients
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07/21/2021: Sparkling clean kidneys


Interview: Removing kidney stones thoroughly and without residue; Topic of the month: 3D printing in orthopedics; News: Robotic neck brace can help analyze cancer treatment impacts; News: New AI tech for early detection of prostate cancer; News: Miniature spectrometer for the smartphone; News: More progress with world-first glaucoma test
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07/14/2021: Surgical training with Virtual Reality


Topic of the Month: Computer-aided prostheses and orthoses; Video: Simulators for learning success – VR in surgical training; Interview: Removing kidney stones thoroughly and without residue; News: AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users; News: Virtual learning may help NICU nurses recognize baby pain; News: AI provides faster diagnosis for debilitating blistering disease
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07/07/2021: Prostheses from the printer


Topic of the Month: Digital orthopedic technology: scan, customize, print; Video: Simulators for learning success – VR in surgical training; News: Bone marrow-derived fibrin clot as better source for meniscal repair; News: Life-saving device rapidly stops bleeding from knife wounds; News: Combining three techniques boosts brain-imaging precision
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06/30/2021: Thorough removal of kidney stones


Topic of the Month: Emergency medicine: point-of-care diagnostic at the deployment site; News: Low-cost method for finding new coronavirus variants; News: Coatings for titanium implants that accelerate osseointegration; News: Automated microarray rapid test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies; News: Using virtual populations for clinical trials
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06/23/2021: Population health management: connecting for care


Topic of the Month: Point-of-care tests: rapid diagnosis in emergency situations; Interview: Population health management: networking versus data silos; News: Probing deeper into tumor tissues; News: Web tool fights antibacterial resistance; News: Imaging: gold standard for multiple sclerosis care; News: Patient room of the future comes to Braunschweig
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06/16/2021: Digitizing the hospital together


Topic of the Month: Faster treatment thanks to point-of-care diagnostics; Interview: Accelerating digitization of hospitals through innovation; News: Wearable EEG gathers reliable sleep data from the ear; News: AI predicts how patients with viral infections will fare; News: Controlling insulin production with a smartwatch; News: Focused ultrasound to advance brain, cancer research
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06/09/2021: Healing bone fractures the smart way


Topic of the Month: Point-of-care ultrasound helps in emergency diagnosis; Video: Smart implant – Healing fractures autonomously; News: Defective heart valve replaced with new TAVI system; News: Neurology: face to face recognition; News: Monitoring: improved detection of atrial fibrillation; News: Innovative surgical simulator for training trauma teams
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06/02/2021: Faster diagnosis in emergency situations


Topic of the month: Point-of-care diagnostic at the deployment site; Video: Smart implant – Healing fractures autonomously; News: Blood test detects childhood tumors based on their epigenetic profiles; News: Detecting skin disorders based on tissue stiffness with a soft sensing device; News: AI is helping doctors manage COVID-19
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05/26/2021: Towards an implantable ECMO


Interview: Making biohybrid lungs implantable; Topic of the Month: How to Successfully Advance Digital Health Applications; Video: Mobile hygiene robot in the hospital; News: Enabling personalized medicine with wireless charging; News: Biosensor developed to aid early diagnosis of breast cancer; News: Zapping nerves with ultrasound lowers drug-resistant blood pressure
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