BIM in Daily Hospital Routine
27.04.2018 | Construction and PlanningOne should not gather information only to have a it sitting in a file somewhere. Predefining the information you want to generate with Building Information Modeling (BIM), and how it should be used later on, is a prerequisite of this new planning method.
Helpful Guideline: Questionnaire for Risk Assessment under IEC 80001
06.12.2017 | ITA work group of the Austrian Association of Hospital Technicians (Österreichischer Verband der KrankenhaustechnikerInnen, ÖVK) has compiled a model questionnaire for the risk assessment under IEC 80001.
What High Tech Can Do: Flaky Pastry
01.12.2017 | ITAt the Medical University of Graz, the iPrint project is aiming to produce implants on-site in the operating room.
Health Care 4.0
18.11.2017 | IT“We are already in the middle of the future.” This realization was the common thread through the presentation at this years ÖVKT conference in Pörtschach am Wörthersee. The technologies for healthcare 4.0 are already available.
20.07.2017 | ITThe cyborgs are already here - Elon Musk is tackling the brain-computer-interface, the direct connections of the human brains to a computer through implants. Football fans will remember the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Championship in Brazil. A patient paralyzed from the hip down scored a symbolic goal using an exoskeleton...
20.07.2017 | ITPeople are becoming transparent - 70 likes are enough to know more about someone than their best friend. Despite all the opinion polls, the British voted for the Brexit, and the Americans elected Donald Trump...
3D Print in the Medical Field
07.07.2017 | IT3D printing has shown great development over the last few years. The medical field can no longer ignore this progression. An article from the magazine Medizintechnik 3/2017 shows interesting applications.
Innovation Schizophrenia is Spreading
14.06.2017 | ITHealth Minister Hermann Gröhe explained at this year’s ConhIT that for him, a future without digitization of the medical sector is unthinkable.
24.05.2017 | ITCheck if you are also infected by the blackmail trojan WannaCry. IT security experts of the Institute for Security and Privacy in the Health Care Sector...
Innovation in Medical Technology
15.05.2017 | ITUnder the pressure of numerous scandals, the EU legislature has to find a balance between patient safety and innovation-friendliness.