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Disruptions in recent years have shown how vulnerable medical devices and services are to cybersecurity threats that can endanger patient health, safety, and privacy. In fact, experts have recently concluded that healthcare is one of only two distinctly vulnerable sectors in the face of ransomware attacks. The other is manufacturing, which places our complex industry...

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Genome editing, or gene editing, might sound really futuristic, but is actually becoming a very common procedure. Usually, the media and news outlets focus on gene editing in humans. However, since the technology has been available, gene editing has mostly been used and tested with bacteria, mice, and other small living organisms. This ultimately led...

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As technology has slowly crept in almost every industry on the planet, companies have adopted new and innovative ways to transform their businesses and make their services more efficient. The healthcare sector has seen exponential growth, and we’re witnessing more and more scientific and medical breakthroughs thanks to modern advancements. But as hospitals, clinics and...

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Rapidly advancing medical technology never ceases to amaze us. At SMEDIX, we always have our hands busy with emerging healthcare tech projects. We’re proud to say that we had the opportunity to provide our tech expertise on non-invasive prenatal test efforts for our clients. A non-invasive prenatal test, or NIPT, is a fairly new type...

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There is often a lot of confusion surrounding the terms LIS and LIMS, and many times they are used interchangeably, even though they are two separate lab management software systems. Although different, LIS (Laboratory Information System) and LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) do have a few commonalities. To clear up the confusion between the two,...

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Having the ability to quickly analyze massive sets of data is extremely important in the medical field. In the world of healthcare, decisions often have life-altering outcomes. Accurate data ensures fewer errors when it comes to treatments and surgeries, and better predictions of large-scale health events, such as the currently unfolding COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you’re...

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Since the first Covid lockdowns hit almost two years ago, the MedTech sector has been on afterburners – a domain that’s historically been slow to innovate and adopt new tech and processes.  The pandemic, nonetheless, uncovered a demand for a significant leap towards a heavily computerized future. The MedTech / HealthTech domain has not only...

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It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is facing many operational and managerial challenges nowadays, and this pandemic showed us just how unprepared many medical facilities were in the face of a global catastrophe. To this day, there are hospitals in operational crisis that practice outdated managerial practices. In order to efficiently run a hospital,...

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Managing healthcare processes has always been difficult and overwhelming, especially in hospitals and large clinics. Implementing state-of-the-art project management techniques to streamline workflows and have an overall better organization of processes is key in healthcare. Additionally, the rapid spread of COVID-19 showed us how efficient methods of managing medical processes can benefit both physicians and...

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