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Opinion

Exploring the potential for non-contact monitoring for sepsis, the quick and costly killer

17th Jan 2020

Sepsis is a life-threatening response of the immune system to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and the risk of permanent disability or death. Detecting and treating it early can be highly effective in stopping progression. The trouble is that implementing the level of monitoring required to catch sepsis at the earliest stages is tough outside critical care settings. 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Sensing
  • Signal processing
Webinar

The what, why and how of connected medical implant development for personalized delivery of medicine

12th Nov 2019

The medical implant industry is set to grow from $5bn in 2017 to $16.3bn by 2022. But there are tensions to understand and hurdles to overcome for innovators intent on taking advantage.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Product realisation
Whitepaper

The future of patient monitoring

1st Jul 2019

Patient monitoring is an inherent part of patient management. Intermittent and continuous measurements have a range of uses, from defining disease states and characterising progression to informing therapeutic approaches and...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Digital security
  • Digital service innovation
  • Human factors
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
  • User Experience (UX)
Whitepaper

The new FDA: navigating the moving line between consumer & medical

17th Oct 2018

Technology is advancing at a remarkable pace. Can regulatory agencies keep up? They are working hard at that and in that process come many changes. The line between what is a consumer device and what is a...

  • Digital health
  • Embedded software
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
digital healthcare
Whitepaper

The opportunities for wireless in hospital healthcare

25th May 2022

This whitepaper describes the benefits of introducing advanced wireless capabilities into surgical and critical care settings, the technical approaches to achieve this, and the challenges that can arise. It concludes with our vision for some exemplar use cases. 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
  • Digital service innovation
Medical Device Software Development
Opinion

The 10 things every medtech developer needs to know about cybersecurity right now

23rd May 2022

CC's software and systems engineers top 10 things every medtech developer needs to know about cybersecurity...

  • Digital health
  • Digital security
development of breakthrough medical products
Opinion

From assay through design to insight – bringing biology and engineering together

23rd May 2022

Biology, chemistry, engineering and AI are obviously very different disciplines. But our determination to make them work closely together has enabled some truly remarkable progress. Symon Cotton, Head of Life Sciences, says that harnessing these fields and embracing the different ways scientists and engineers work has improved the development of breakthrough medical products…  

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
digital biomarkers
Opinion

Why digital biomarkers are vital for a patient-empowering connected health future

17th May 2022

The pandemic has accelerated our path towards an inevitable conclusion – a digitally connected healthcare future that empowers both patients and carers alike. The opportunities are out there, so what’s the next step for pharma companies and device developers with ambitions in the space? 

  • Digital health
Ophthalmology Technology Innovation
Opinion

Ophthalmology - forging a bold vision for 2035

29th Mar 2022

We have arrived at the most significant crossroads in ophthalmology that any of us can ever remember. It’s time for a bold vision of 2035 that all of us can share...

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Physical sciences
Medical Device Design
Opinion

Why the world needs digitally-connected medicine, starting right now

28th Mar 2022

Dr Ashwini Sharan and Cambridge Consultants recently provoked debate with the release of a visionary film, ‘A day in the life of a Parkinson’s patient in 2030’, which imagined seamless therapy enabled by smart implants, surgical robotics, digital connectivity and AI. Here, Ash explains why his ambitions for the future of medicine are not just blue-sky thinking but a rallying cry for the healthcare world… 

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Physical sciences
Robots Surgical
Opinion

Should robots control accuracy and precision in surgery?

11th Mar 2022

Philosophically speaking, should we be designing systems that autonomously control both accuracy and precision for the best outcome of the patient? Andy Savarese explores some of the deeper questions that are starting to be asked by clients – and looks ahead as the role of robotics continues to evolve.

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Physical sciences
  • Robotics
The future of IVD
Opinion

In vitro diagnostics needs seismic change to improve patient outcomes and deliver economic benefits

22nd Feb 2022

The current state of in vitro diagnostics is no longer fit for purpose. In vitro diagnostics needs seismic change to improve patient outcomes and deliver economic benefits...

  • Digital health
  • Human factors