• Pocket doctor: smartphone-based chronic disease monitoring

    Diane Strong, Emmanuel Agu, Peder Pedersen and Bengisu Tulu of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Healthcare Delivery Institute dial up Practical Patient Care to discuss their vision for smartphone-based chronic disease monitoring.

  • The hidden costs of wound care

    The management of chronic and acute wounds involves professionals from multiple disciplines across acute and community care settings. Paul Trueman of Smith & Nephew explains why this disparate provision of...

  • The big squeeze: the value of bariatric surgery

    Bariatric surgery is well thought of in the industry as a procedure for weight-loss problems, but it has become less popular in recent years as hospitals and patients tighten their...

  • Rise of the automated lab

    Confronted with the growing expectations of both patients and physicians, and mounting budgetary concerns, microbiology labs face a dilemma. Nic Paton talks to Dr John Rossen, medical molecular microbiologist at...

  • Confidence grows in telemedicine

    The value of the global telehealth and telemedicine market is set to exceed $32.5 billion by 2018, driven by technological innovation, increased private and public sector investment, and the growing...

  • Top ten diagnostic imaging device manufacturers

    As awareness of diagnostic imaging increases and technology advances, the diagnostic imaging market is set to grow significantly in the coming years. Here, Medical Imaging Technology identifies and profiles the...