Category Archives: Technology

Before and After: Ultrasound and Anesthesia for Reducing Surgical Pain

Taking advantage of today’s technology A few decades ago, the thought of using ultrasound for anesthesia seemed silly and unnecessary. Today, ultrasound has become one of the leading technological innovations for many regional anesthesia procedures. The benefits of using ultrasound … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing: Why Your Dental Practice Should Make the Switch

Cloud-based storage systems are becoming the norm for healthcare These days, it seems like the cloud is everywhere. That’s because, quite literally, it is. Already, the cloud has made sweeping changes across the medical field, as hospitals and practices make … Continue reading

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How to Get Started with Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Advanced technology has made placing blocks safer, quicker and more efficient Over the years, advances in ultrasound technology has allowed regional anesthesia to become a viable alternative for pain control and pain management. Procedures like peripheral nerve blocks are now … Continue reading

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Gift or Curse: Surgical ‘Black Box’ Could Be Future of Operating Room

Debate over proper use still in question  Researchers in Canada are developing a surgical “black box,” like the ones used in airplanes, which could change the face of modern surgery. The hope is that the box could become an tool … Continue reading

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Data Mining for Solutions

How hospitals like the Cleveland Clinic are using data to improve patient satisfaction Big data is a growing trend in modern health care, and hospitals and other medical facilities alike are starting to figure out how to apply this data … Continue reading

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Clearer, Brighter: Ultrasound and the CCR Revolution

A change in methodology created the need for an ultrasound-guided needle By Zach Rogers Editor, Havel’s Inc. Part Two: Corners, cubes and the Havel’s advantage Earlier, we looked at how ultrasound-guided needle injections are beginning to dominate the field of regional anesthesia. … Continue reading

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Clearer, Brighter: Ultrasound and the CCR Revolution

A change in methodology created the need for an ultrasound-guided needle By Zach Rogers Editor, Havel’s Inc. Part One: The early days of ultrasound in anesthesia In recent years, there has been a shift towards using ultrasound guidance in a … Continue reading

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Fusion Guided Biopsies Promise Improved Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

New technology combines MRI, ultrasound for better results  A new cancer-fighting tool is now available to help detect prostate cancer, and it’s currently being used at the Cleveland Clinic to examine patients in the biopsy procedure room. It’s called fusion … Continue reading

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Tracking Heart Health in the Palm of Your Hand

Two U.S. startups get FDA approval for smartphone heart monitoring  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the go-ahead for two Silicon Valley startups that are developing mobile applications which can a track a patient’s heart health from the … Continue reading

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Clearer, Brighter: Ultrasound and the CCR Revolution

A change in methodology created the need for an ultrasound-guided needle  By Zach Rogers Editor, Havel’s Inc. Part Two: Corners, Cubes and the Havel’s Advantage  Earlier, we looked at how ultrasound-guided needle injections are beginning to dominate the field of regional … Continue reading

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