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Heading for tomorrow’s healthcare

Dear Sir or Madam,

The pandemic, supply bottlenecks and shortage of skilled workers - three buzzwords that sum up international and national problems in healthcare. But where there are problems, there are also women and men who are looking for and finding solutions. We have taken a closer look at what these solutions are and where they will lead in the future, and have summarized them for you in a trend topic.

You can find the overview of the exciting trend topic "Heading for tomorrow’s healthcare" here and on All of the above events can be attended during MEDICA 2022 from November 14 to 17 in Düsseldorf.

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Your MEDICA team


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Topic of the Month: Smart surgery, endoscopy, robotics
Interview: AI-supported medical device certification
Interview: Digital recruiting
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Image: Banner with the text: MEDICA DEEP DIVE, We. talk. Healthcare; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
In our MEDICA DEEP DIVE on November 3, 2022 at 3 p.m., you'll learn more about applications for the smart hospital: we'll talk about where smart applications can be used in hospitals, how they support staff, and what benefits they offer.
Click here for our online talk MEDICA DEEP DIVE: "Smart Hospital – networked from management to the OR"

Smart surgery, endoscopy, robotics: rethought and optimized for the times

Topic of the Month

Image: A medical professional places their hands on a table and holds a stethoscope. One of their hands is a myoelectric prosthesis; Copyright: LightFieldStudios
Overall technical progress does not stop at the operating rooms of this world. Whether it's completely new ideas or robotic optimizations of classic methods – research teams are coming up with contemporary answers to long-standing questions using the diverse possibilities of the present day.
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Smart surgery, endoscopy, robotics: rethought and optimized for the times
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Know-how at the pulse of time

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For the 13th time the MEDICA TECH FORUM will take place at MEDICA trade fair in Düsseldorf this year. Experts from the healthcare market will be presenting current, relevant topics from economy, technology, science and politics relating to medical technology. Our industry association partners will explore with you the German and international market environment as well as the implementation of modern procedures and methods in clinical practice.
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AI-supported medical device certification: "We want electronic approvals"


Image: Laptop showing an AI logo on the screen, in front of it sits a person holding a stethoscope; Copyright: M. Brombach / EKFZ
The KIMEDS project aims to develop an AI-supported safety solution across the entire lifecycle of medical software to shorten the time from development to certification of innovative medical technology. The goal is to provide best medical care for patients, prompting a close project collaboration between science, industry, and regulatory authorities.
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AI-supported medical device certification: "We want electronic approvals"
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Saliva test could provide early warning for severe Covid cases

Laboratory equipment and diagnostic tests, Research & Technology

Saliva samples could soon be key to predicting the severity of someone's case of Covid-19, allowing hospitals to triage patients effectively, according to new research from the University of Surrey.
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Research with heart saves human lives

Imaging and diagnostics / medical equipment and devices, Research & Technology

Researchers and entrepreneurs from Jena are winning hearts – literally. Together with the start-up NovaPump from Jena and the Jena University Hospital, the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF has developed innovative heart valves and pumps.
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Digital recruiting – A generational issue


Image: Image showing part of an ECMO machine – a square part through which blood is channeled; Copyright: PantherMedia/Richmanphoto
Overworked, underpaid and – from the onset of the coronavirus pandemic – underappreciated. It is no wonder nobody wants to work in hospitals anymore. Today’s hospitals must get creative to attract skilled healthcare professionals. Facilities can use digital technologies to appeal to and hire future talent. Unfortunately, many human resources departments have not yet embraced this approach.
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Digital recruiting – A generational issue
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Driving innovations for a healthier world

Image: Mood-Image MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
The 9th MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM connects health innovators, tech entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts. It is the global hotspot for the latest tech and innovations that drive digital health transformation.
See the complete program of the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM here
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