Smart Surgery

Smart Surgery's Best of 2018

19 Dec 2018

2018 has been a big year for us at caresyntax. From the continued expansion of our global operations to the launching of our Smart Surgery Blog, we’ve worked hard to bring you the latest updates in healthcare IT.

This year, the caresytnax team worked hard to develop innovative solutions that enable surgical success. Learn more about what we achieved in 2018 and what we have in store for the year ahead.

As we bring the year to a close, we wanted to share with you our Top 5 posts from 2018:

  1. 5 Key Components of the Integrated OR in 2018: The modern OR is a technological wonder. But are surgeons - the professionals responsible for safely and effectively navigating the operating room - as well-equipped to do their jobs with accuracy and precision as their aviation counterparts: commercial airline pilots?

  2. AI in the OR: A Case Study: From identifying patient risk to diagnosing cancer and depression, AI and machine learning are reshaping healthcare. Learn more about how the University of Iowa managed to decrease their patients' risk….and save millions while doing it.

  3. How Multi-Channel Video Recording is Changing the Game: Responding to the rising cost of healthcare and the push towards value-based care, hospitals are finally embracing new, cost-saving technologies. Multi-channel video recording is changing how surgeons train and enables them to meet the challenges of modern medicine at a lower cost.

  4. OR Integration Must-Knows: 4 Points to Success: With VBC systems worldwide putting the OR under the microscope, it has become increasingly important to invest in OR integration technology that can support new devices and applications, in order to ensure the surgical department’s success. Find out the must-knows for succeeding!

  5. How Actionable Data Can Assist In The OR: Today’s hospitals face relentless pressure to improve quality, especially in the operating room. This challenge requires insights into root causes of problems and unnecessary clinical variations. Three developing scenarios, in particular, are calling for an intensive effort to leverage actionable data in the operating room — and they are only increasing in urgency.

We wish you a lovely end of the year and a fantastic start to 2019!

Sean Witry

Written by Sean Witry

Sean Witry works as Community Manager and Content Marketer at caresyntax. With a background in international affairs and a focus in public health, he's passionate about exploring technology's role in increasing access to quality care and improving patient outcomes. You can reach him on LinkedIn or via email at sean.witry@caresyntax.com.

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