The value and use of patient digital twin in healthcare

Patient digital twins offer great opportunities in healthcare. After explaining the concept, several impactful practical examples showing the current status will be shared, plus an outlook on future exciting and impactful developments. A presentation by Ger Janssen, Head of the AI, Data Science & Digital twin department (a.i.); thought leader patient digital twin at Philips.

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How Extended reality (XR) and Smart Glasses can help advance healthcare

Extended reality (XR) is one of the key technologies shaping up the future of healthcare. The utilization of XR in the industry is clearly showing signs that it can diminish costs, increase access, and improve outcomes for individuals around the globe. XR solutions with the help of Smart Glasses can address and help with some of the biggest challenges of the healthcare sector by offering real time remote (surgical) support and remote training amongst other things.

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Building A Common Language Between Engineers and Clinicians for Healthcare System Innovation

We decided to go out of the classical work distribution and to work in a hybrid path. There were medical students in the coding class and biomedical engineers in the operating room. This process taught us the importance of speaking a common language and gave us the ability to integrate methods from different fields into new systems.
We have had an adventure ranging from three-dimensional anatomical models to patient-specific blood flow simulations and virtual medical device tests.
We believe that the things we need for the future are; awareness, the ability to work together, and to think creatively.

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Rational design for 3D printable spinal orthoses

Nowadays, we see 3D printing technologies emerging in the healthcare system through the generation of 3D Labs in hospitals that have been shown important to improve patient care. By giving physicians the autonomy to use 3D technologies, it allows them to design and deliver personalized solutions that, for critical cases, best fit the patient’s needs. However, it is still missing a way to deliver such solutions in an integrated and streamlined way.
This presentation will show you how do we, in the 3DMED project, developed a structured workflow to integrate digital 3D printing technologies applied to the design and manufacturing of scoliosis braces.

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The Clinician Engineer Hub is partner of the 3D Medical Printing Series

The Clinician Engineer Hub was launched in 2019 in collaboration between clinicians and engineers at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Imperial College London and King’s College London.
This international hub brings together the clinical and biomedical engineering fields and provides talented medical students and clinicians exposure to the world of biomedical engineering, the challenges doctors face in diagnosing and treating patients and how to potentially solve these issues with cutting edge engineering solutions.

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3D Point-of-Care: What, Why and How

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duo presentation by

hospitalsSimon Vanooteghem, 3D Printing in Healthcare – Business Development, Materialise

maaike koenrades& Maaike Koenrades, Project Lead 3D Lab & Technical Physician, Medisch Spectrum Twente

Over the past 20 years, 3D Printing has emerged as a disruptive technology in the healthcare field — it’s been used to create custom devices and instruments, plan complex medical procedures, and to better train future medical professionals. As the accessibility to the technology increases, hospitals are beginning to adopt 3D printing programs within their own institutions, aiming to reduce lead times for 3D-printed models and to build knowledge internally.

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Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020

3D printing (3DP) or additive manufacturing (AM) is used to convert a 3D model into a three dimensional object and the material used for this purpose is called 3DP material. 3D printing has begun to flourish in various application areas in healthcare such as dental, medical, implants, drug manufacturing and so on. Continue reading “Tissue Engineering and Dental Implants Set to Boost 3D Printing in Healthcare to a $1.2 Billion Market by 2020”