The Spread of Korean Medical Technology

Korea Health Industry Development Institute

The Korean government Korea Health Industry Development Institute announced that it has successfully completed the Russian physician training program for six months from October 1, 2013 to March 30, 2014. The trainees from Russia were selected by a Korean professor. It was their first time being trained in Korea. This project, undertaken as a training project in line with the public health and medical cooperation agreed upon by the governments of Korea and Russia, was done to hand over Korea’s advanced medical technology to Russia so as to provide better-quality medical services to patients who suffer from cardiac disorders, which account for the highest death rate in Russia. “Cardiac surgery nowadays entails not just the service of a thoracic surgery specialist. Rather, teamwork with other departments, such as anesthesia, is important,” an officer of the Korean hospital said. “Therefore, it was extremely important to properly select trainees and form a surgery team to train above all else.” The Russian trainees conducted a visiting surgery with the surgery team of the Republican Clinic Hospital of Russia and medical staff from Korea after completing their training at the Gangnam Severance Hospital in Korea in March. The visiting surgery in Russia enabled the trainees to participate in a surgery with Russian medical staff guided by the Korean medical staff and to apply the medical technology they learned in Korea. This provided an important opportunity to directly spread Korea’s advanced medical technology to Russia. “Just as Korea underwent medical training in advanced countries in the past, we came to contribute to the medical development of Russia through the project,” an officer of the Korea Health Industry Development Institute said.

Gangnam Severance Hospital

“We will also donate our talent in Russia so that no one is marginalized from proper medical treatment,” an officer in Russia also stated after realizing the greatness of the Korean hospital staff’s 1% donation culture. Exact numbers by nationality are as impossible to reconstruct as the total numbers. The claim that Korean women made up 80% of the Korean comfort women is suspect, but they probably did constitute a disproportionate percentage of the total. The only statistical data available comes from hot lines set up in 1992 to allow former comfort women to confidentially report their experiences. Such surveys are notoriously unreliable, though the geographical distribution of comfort stations based on the hot line statistics does approximately match the geographical distribution of military forces during the war. Of the Tokyo callers, 175 mentioned Koreans as among the comfort women they encountered, and, of these, 78 reported that they had only encountered Korean comfort women. Another 86 mentioned only Japanese comfort women.

 

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MusicGlove Hand Rehabilitation System

MusicGlove Rehabilitation Device

Flint Rehabilitation Devices is bringing to market its MusicGlove rehabilitation device for individuals recouping from a stroke and different conditions that influence hand development. The gadget has sensors implicit that discover the development of the fingers. The client is given a feature diversion to play that looks and works like Guitarhero, obliging the player to move fingers tuned in to the music and on-screen catches that light up.the framework comes prepared to play, either with the included tablet for the home form or a 21-inch screen for the clinical adaptation. The Musicglove got FDA endorsement and the home form doesn’t oblige a remedy to buy. From the announcement, notwithstanding being fun and compelling, Musicglove changes the way centers give hand help. The gadget obliges least intercession from a specialist while clients play the amusement, so centers can give more serious gathering treatment without expanding staff. Musicglove likewise records precise quantitative information that permits advisors to set objectives for their patients and track utilitarian changes about whether. The low value and usability of Musicglove is a much needed refresher for centers that regularly don’t have admittance to other keen recovery engineering and supplies that can cost over $50,000usd and oblige progressed preparing to utilize. Consequences of a randomized controlled trial of Musicglove with people with stroke distributed in the Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation demonstrated that individuals utilizing Musicglove had fundamentally more prominent changes under control capacity than individuals doing customary hand practices after just two weeks. Clients reported recovering the capacity to open doorknobs, sort on a console, wash dishes, use flatware, bathe and wash themselves, and utilize the restroom freely in the wake of practicing with the gadget.

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Philips Lifeline Gosafe

Get more out of life with GoSafe

 

Feeling safe shouldn’t be compelled to your home surroundings. Preferably, you’d like to feel protected and secure wherever you may be! Whether that is strolling to your letter box or taking some time off, feel certain with day in and day out access to help at home and outside on the run with our Gosafe line of restorative alarm frameworks. Gosafe is the new versatile individual crisis reaction framework from Philips Lifeline.  Intended for those that are searching for a simple to-utilize framework that can assist give them a feeling of certainty to keep on getting out and live without limitations. The Gosafe framework gives various points of interest, including,two-Way Voice Communication right from the Gosafe pendant. It has Autoalert fall location abilities that can consequently put a call for help if a fall is recognized and the client is not able to push the Gosafe help button.it has six area innovations intended to help find the client in a mixed bag of circumstances – home or away, inside and out. It has capacity to call numerous contacts so you can have your youngster or neighbor reached on the off chance that you want.it has an all day, every day access to our Response Centers.it has a right to gain entrance to help through a basic, simple to-wear, waterproof catch. The same catch is everything you need to get to help while in your home or outside on the go. It has a rechargeable battery in the secure that keeps going to seven days between charges. An exceptional, senior-accommodating charging support permits Gosafe to be worn even while charging.the nature of Philips Lifeline, an FDA registered medical device manufacturer. Monthly service starts at $54.95 Requires one-time GoSafe mobile button purchase of $149.

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Surgical Robot To Treat Breast Cancer

Artist rendering of IGAR performing a biopsy

As we grieve the loss of lives and fortune in a week ago’s Virgin Galactic and Orbital Sciences rocket crashes, its helpful to recollect that space is not simply a spot to which we dispatch lavish and exceptionally test innovation. A considerable measure of the gadgetry produced for the space project returns to Earth to help us lead more beneficial, intriguing, and solid lives. For example is a recently created mechanical framework that should live on the International Space Station discovering an alternate use as an interventional radiology aide serving to battle bosom disease. The Image-Guided Autonomous Robot (IGAR) was created by the Center for Surgical Invention and Innovation for the Canadian Space Agency to permit specialists at ground level to perform different systems on patients circling at 200 miles over the Earth. However before its utilized on space travelers, the robot will be helping doctors to specimen and remove bosom malignancy tumors in a Quebec City doctor’s facility. The robot lives up to expectations inside a MRI machine, which a radiologist uses to distinguish suspected sores. Once detected, the doctor suggests a way for the robot to drive a biopsy needle to the site, while the robot audits the directions and can propose an alternate methodology. When everybody is in agreement, the robot can move ahead to take after the concurred way and independently perform the biopsy. Affirmed tumors are approached with a removal needle in a comparable manner to annihilate the ailing tissue. This fall the robot will start clinical trials, which may be an early venture to getting it up to the International Space Station. We are especially inquisitive with reference to what it takes to likewise convey and keep up a MRI machine up there.

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VGo use as a Telemedicine Robot

 

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Woman clinician controlling VGo

VGo is an all-in-one solution that incorporates all that you have to make your physical vicinity in an inaccessible area. Utilizing our exceptional programming application on a PC or Mac, a web associated individual placed anyplace, in a flash unites with a VGo in a far off office, providing for them the capacity to not just interface with the individuals who are there additionally to move around under their control much the same as you would in the event that you were there in individual. The VGo is 100% remote controlled by the remote individual.  VGo can be imparted by a set of individuals or committed to a solitary individual utilizing standard web records and authorization settings kept up by you, or by somebody in your association  pretty much as applications, for example, imparted printing, email, and texting are overseen today. VGo is remarkably incorporated with a cam, amplifiers, and feature show – all on a light-weight, mechanized, jazzy, remote-controlled stage. VGo is improved at 4 feet tall so it lives up to expectations just as well when collaborating with individuals who are sitting or standing. You can move carefully around tight spaces, gradually dish around the room or join an associate strolling past a few doors. VGo is battery fueled and can run up to a full day between charges.  VGo is intended for indoor situations. You can go wherever there’s a Wifi or Verizon 4g LTE system flag. It is use as a telemeducine Robot to Help Clinicians Diagnose Concussions Remotely. It can undoubtedly be conveyed up or down stairs, or you can have one or more Vgo’s on each floor where a remote person needs to go.

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Falling Person Detection Tool

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LED lamp with radar device

Union Tool Co, a cutting instrument producer situated in Japan, will discharge a framework that screens an elderly individual, and so on by utilizing a LED light outfitted with a laser gadget in September 2015. The framework, “Laser Light,” can promptly identify anomalies, for example, a tumble of the article individual and screen the condition of breathing or resting by measuring the separation between the LED light joined to a roof and the item individual. Not quite the same as observing frameworks outfitted with a cam or biosensor, the new framework can kill the distress and strain that are regularly brought about by the inclination of “being viewed” or “wearing a gadget.” Union Tool expects that the Laser Light will be utilized for elderly and nursing facilities, expecting to attain offers of ¥300 million  in the first year. It had a question and answer session Nov 10, 2014, to clarify the new framework. CQ-S Net, an organization that arrangements with remote nursing frameworks focused around data and correspondences advances, created the Laser Light and got a patent for it. A milliwave (24ghz) radar gadget and a remote LAN chip are inserted in a lighting contraption. Also the framework measures the separation between the light appended to the roof and the leader of an elderly individual, and so forth by dissecting the reflected light of the radar gadget and transmits the results to a server through a remote LAN. At the point when the article individual digs in or falls over, the separation between the individual and the roof all of a sudden changes. At that point, the framework informs a guardian or a relative who is in a remote spot of the sudden change of the individual’s physical condition.

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Maintain the Ideal Posture You are Looking for Via PosturePulse

PosturePulse is a simple, vibrating belt that trains your muscles to maintain the correct posture, providing more confidence and higher energy levels. This is a biofeedback belt that is worn underneath your clothing while sitting or standing or attached to your chair for use when seated for long periods of time. PosturePulse is known for versatility and discretion. This can be strapped to the arms of your desk chair and sit with the module resting on your lower back. PosturePulse provides you with an easy and affordable way to correct your posture and you won’t even notice it’s there. It gives you instant posture improvement by vibrating silently if you slouch for more than seven seconds. This is only 1/2 inch thick and it is easily hidden underneath your clothing, allowing you to wear it with any outfit. It can also adjust to fit your waist, sizes are from 26-36 inches. It has a rechargeable LiPo battery 100mAh, 3′ standard micro USB charging cable and its battery can lasts up to one week of normal use per charge. It has a 3V button motor for its vibration motor and it creates a gentle tingle. It has light indicators, red for low battery, blue for charging and green for accelerometer activation and start up. PosturePulse comes pre-programmed right out of the box. It doesn’t require any additional setup. There are no apps, no computers and nothing to upload. The moment you receive your PosturePulse and put it on, it is ready to start helping you maintain the ideal posture you’re looking for.

PosturePulse

 

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Parkinson’s KinetiGraph

Parkinson’s KinetiGraph or PKG is a tool that can  be used by Doctors as part  of their treatment and management program for Patients with movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive movement disorder that affects millions of people in the world. The main motor or movement related symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are slowness of movement, rigidity, tremors and postural instability. Other symptoms are speech and swallowing difficulties, cognitive impairment, depression or other emotional changes. Parkinson’s disease can be difficult to diagnose and currently there is no cure. However, a variety of medications and surgery can help ease the symptoms for some patients. Global Kinetics Corporation presents the Parking;s KinetiGraph. It is one of the groups that are committed in improving lives of those with Parkinson’s disease with advanced medical technologies. Andrew Maxwell, the managing director and CEO of Global Kinetics Corporation said that monitoring changes in a patient’s movement symptoms is a critical element in the treatment of Parkinson’s and many other movement disorders, but it can be difficult for both patients and healthcare providers to identify and assess changes in movement symptoms effectively and he added that the Personal KinetiGraph provides clinicians with a clear and accurate assessment of the patient experience outside of office visits and examinations. The Personal KinetiGraph can automatically record motion data over a period of up to ten days and this device is a wrist-worn device. The detailed information about the patient’s mobility can be received by the physician within minutes, which can help in identifying changes and trends for diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s KinetiGraph

Parkinson’s KinetiGraph

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iGrow Hair Growth System

Hair loss is a common condition and it affects people at some time in their lives. Health issues like anemia, low vitamin levels and so many health cases may cause of hair loss. The iGrow is a safe and effective in-home hair growth device. The non-invasive, proprietary Low-Level Laser Therapy or LLLT technology has no side-effects, unlike pharmaceuticals, topicals and pills.  iGrow Hair Growth System thickens thinning areas of the scalp, strengthens hair follicles and generates cellular rejuvenation. This increase hair counts by 35 to 40 percent in just 16-24 weeks of therapy. Individual results will vary. The iGrow should be used three to four times per week on non-consecutive days for best results and consistent use provides optimum results. Jeff Braile, the Medical Products Division president, said that this regulatory milestone represents yet another significant achievement for Apira Science and its iGrow® Hair Growth System. The iGrow Hair Growth System’s patented red light technology, which consists of a highly productive combination of red laser and LED diodes, re-energizes cells at the follicle level to effectively regrow hair. This is now available for purchase at www.igrowlaser.com; retail sites NeimanMarcus.com, Nordstrom.com, Bedbathandbeyond.com, Hammacher.com, Drugstore.com, and Frys.com; and also at select Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Fry’s retail locations. The device comes with a six-month money-back guarantee, and retails for $695. The U.S. is among 40 global markets where the iGrow hair growth device is available, including Mexico, all 28 European Union nations, as well as Canada, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Malaysia, Peru, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Turkey.

 

iGrow Hair Growth System

iGrow

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KNFB Reader: The Blind People Instrument

Smartphone applications that allows blind people to listen to an audio read back of printed text is consider as a life changer by many people but the KNFB Reader for iOS enables a new level engagement in everyday life. The KNFB Reader for iOS is a new application which was designed for people who are blind or visually impaired. This application reads virtually any type of printed text including mail, receipts, class handouts, memos and many other documents with a touch of a single button. Its accuracy is facilitated by a field of view report, automatic page detection and tilt control. It has proprietary document analysis technology that determines the words and reads them aloud to the user with high quality text-to-speech. It has two modes for reading, the single and the multicolumn formats. It also includes synchronized text highlighting with Braille and high quality speech output. Its text navigation is by line, sentence, word, and character. It also has viewfinder and tilt assist feature. Viewfinder is for live field of view. Tilt guidance and report to assist with aligning the camera relative to the document. It has automatic text detection to enable hands-free operation or touch-free operation. KNFB Reader has the ability to import, OCR and read image based PDF and JPG. It can also export HTML and TXT files to cloud storage including Dropbox and Google Drive. It can also capture and read documents, brochures, pamphlets, and books. It has a Multi-Language Support,can recognize and read printed materials in a variety of languages including: English, French, German, Dutch(Belgium), Dutch(Netherlands), Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, and Norwegian.

 

The KNFB Reader

The KNFB Reader

 

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