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02/10/14 — 11 Comments

Harrison Hayes Launches New BioArbitrage Fund

CHARLOTTE, NC, February 10, 2014/Press Release: Harrison Hayes, a boutique innovation and strategy consulting firm, announced the launch of a new BioArbitrage fund today.

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08/02/13 — 16 Comments

Future of Medicine Blog Series - Part V: Telehealth

by Emily Podmore, August 2, 2013

Telehealth is a broad field that encompasses a number of practices that use telecommunications throughout the medical field. It is sometimes used interchangeably with the term telemedicine, which actually refers more narrowly to curative aspects of telehealth. Nurse call centers, two health care professionals consulting via video-chat, and remote monitoring of vital signs all fall under the telehealth umbrella, and as our smart phones get smarter, so do telehealth technologies and trends. One of the most forward-thinking practices within the field is that of robot-assisted telesurgery.

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08/02/13 — 14 Comments

Future of Medicine Blog Series - Part IV: Translational Medicine

by Emily Podmore, August 2, 2013

Translational medicine is a trend that has been shaping the healthcare industry, laying the foundation for innovative new discoveries and developments. It refers to the process of bringing basic research into real-world application, from "bench-to-bedside" as researchers describe it. The trend has been gaining ground in the 21st century as a way to bring ideas and scientific knowledge out of the laboratory and into the hands of healthcare professionals and policy-makers. Translational health research is often divided "T-Phases" as the Institute of Translational Health describes.

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08/01/13 — 12 Comments

Future of Medicine Blog Series - Part III: Nanorobotics

by Dhruv Gupta, August 1, 2013

What if instead of swallowing tablets everyday, we could swallow the doctor instead? Albeit a startling comparison, the idea of being attached to a doctor who is constantly repairing and retooling the human body isn't that farfetched of an idea. Enter the world of nanorobotics.

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07/30/13 — 14 Comments

Future of Medicine Blog Series - Part II b: Bioprinting (Infographic)

INFOGRAPHIC: "Printing the Human Body"

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