Trend Topics 2018
How Big Data becomes smart
Fit and healthy with smart helpers
The lab visits the patient
Globally on the road of medical markets
mHealth: medicine to go
3D, 4D, HD – eye on diseases
Topic of the Month
Topics of the Month 2018
Therapeutic methods besides conventional medicine
Big data in diagnostics
Telemedicine in emergencies
Depression: eHealth and mHealth
Surgical navigation systems
Older Topics of the Month
Topics of the Month 2017
Topics of the Month 2016
SoftHand: grasping intelligence for lower arm prostheses
MoreGrasp – being able to grasp again with paraplegia
A clean kidney: Break then glue
Video Background Reports
From algorithm to rapid test – Artificial Intelligence classifies blood cells
Diagnosis in HD – Imaging at MEDICA 2018
Patient care of the future? Robotics, AI and Big Data at MEDICA 2018
Older Background Reports
Background Reports 2018
Background Reports 2017
12/12/2018: Movement thanks to grasping intelligence
12/05/2018: Electrical Effectiveness - healing methods alongside conventional Medicine
11/28/2018: MoreGrasp - Gripping despite paraplegia?
Newsletter archive 2018
Newsletter archive 2017
Exhibitor interviews from MEDICA 2018
Exhibitor interviews from MEDICA 2018
Interview with Rapid Response Revival Research
When sudden cardiac arrest occurs, every minute counts to prevent severe damage to the patient. AED devices are proven to increase the survival rate during these events. One who has first-hand experience with this is Donovan Casey.
Click here for the exhibitor interview with Rapid Response Revival Research
Interview with Verso Vision
Artificial intelligence and algorithms that become ever more complex are increasingly used in devices in the hospital. This does not only bring speed, but also safety to the treatment and care of patients. We learn more at the stand of Verso Vision at MEDICA 2018.
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Interview with MedicalTek Co., Ltd.
Many diagnostic and treatment questions can be answered with a glance inside the body. At the MedicalTek stand at MEDICA 2018, we learn how imaging systems in minimally invasive surgery can help physicians.
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Interview with MARACA International bvba
Does my product comply with all guidelines? Every developer of a medical product must ask himself this question at some point. MARACA International accompanies you competently on the way to certification and registration. We learn more at MEDICA 2018.
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Interview with Hombrechtikon Systems Engineering AG
Whether DNA testing, tissue analysis or blood tests – the secrets of life are unraveled in the laboratory. In order to master this challenge, all processes must first be optimized and automated. Which role HSE AG plays here, the Swiss company explains at MEDICA 2018.
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Interview with ERBA Diagnostics Mannheim GmbH
A lot of answers in medicine are found in the laboratory. Correct analysis is key to find the right diagnosis and cure for the patient. We learn more about innovative analysis devices at the stand of ERBA Diagnostics at MEDICA 2018.
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Interview with KUKA Deutschland GmbH
Man and machine have been working hand in hand for years. KUKA GmbH offers industrial robots in many variants. At MEDICA 2018, it presents the KUKA MED lightweight robot, which is to be used in medicine in the future.
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Surglasses: surgery with perspective
Taiwan Main Orthopedics
Surgeons need a good overview of what they are doing. This is especially true for minimally-invasive surgery, since they cannot see the operating area directly. Using augmented reality, Taiwan Main Orthopedics Biotechnology helps surgeons to retain their perspective, even during complex interventions.
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Good connectivity, good care
proxomed Medizintechnik GmbH
After accidents or surgery, a good rehabilitation is indispensable for patients. This is true all around the world. We learn more about the international rehabilitation market here at the stand of proxomed at MEDICA 2018.
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Neighbours as guests at MEDICA
Polish joint stand
100 Polish exhibitors will be present at this year's MEDICA and show their new innovations in medical technology. You can find out what there is to discover at the Polish joint stand in our interview.
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Comfort and design for physiotherapy
Optimal adaptation to the patient's body, easy and fast operation, high-quality and sustainable materials – physiotherapeutic devices have to meet a multitude of requirements. Thanks to the cooperation between research and technology, these can be further optimized. We can see such an innovation at the gymna stand at MEDICA 2018.
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Company anniversary at MEDICA
Dr. Schumacher GmbH
The Dr. Schumacher GmbH was able to celebrate its 40th anniversary at MEDICA 2018. We used this opportunity for a short talk with the managing directors about the company's history, MEDICA and how hygiene in hospitals and physicians' offices can be ensured.
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Typing with TiPY
Drory Handels GmbH
Whether with or without disability, one-handed typing could make our work more efficient. You can't imagining this on a standard keyboard? The developer of TiPY can't do too. But in the interview at MEDICA 2018 he gives the answer how it could work in the future.
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The Future of X-Ray
Since Konrad Röntgen discovered X-rays in 1895, this type of diagnosis has been part of everyday hospital routine. But what innovations will there still be in this area of imaging methods in 2018? PROTEC gives us an insight into the fascinating world of X-rays at MEDICA 2018.
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Healthcare data to go
New technologies lead to new challenges, but also open up new possibilities. At the stand of Medicus AI at MEDICA 2018, we will find out what they look like specifically for medicine. The company has developed an app that bundles all of a patient's health-related data and helps understand medical reports.
Click here for the exhibitor interview with medicus.ai