Technology

Technology Accelerator Will Prevent Good Ideas From Going to Waste

Medical breakthroughs are the result of arduous research and great effort, but if they are never translated into new therapies, drugs or treatments, they benefit no one.


Leave No Man Behind: Innovations in Combat Casualty Care

The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) helps save the lives of wounded warriors through extensive research and contributions to advanced medical technologies and techniques.


Test for Deadly Lung Disease Is Used for First Time in Texas

A UT Health San Antonio lung specialist is the first in Texas to use a new genomic test to better and less invasively diagnose a patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a serious, chronic, progressive and scarring lung disease with an average survival time of less than five years after diagnosis.


Wave Healthcare Eases the Hospital-to-Home Transition for Pediatric Respiratory Disease Patients and Their Families

With a team of experienced respiratory care therapists and offices in five locations throughout Texas, Wave Healthcare provides the equipment, expertise and education that infants and children who require respiratory support need to begin life at home after discharge from the hospital...


University Health System’s Robotic Surgery Programs

Physician experts from UT Health San Antonio come together in one place to offer both routine and complex robotic surgeries in a wide range of surgical specialties.


Getting More Bang for Your CBC Buck: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy

Challenge

There is a high prevalence of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in obstetric patients. Reports indicate that IDA occurs in approximately 15 to 25 percent of all pregnancies1. According to the American Pregnancy Association, anemia during pregnancy is especially concerning because it is...


GreenLight Smooths Path to Treatment of Unmet Behavioral Health Needs

Mental health and substance use disorders remain underdiagnosed and undertreated in the United States. An easy-to-use tool that interfaces with physicians’ EHR and fits seamlessly within practice workflow, the GreenLight Assessment System is alleviating barriers to behavioral health care.


Cyber Security: Are You On Guard?

Online and off-line data security continues to challenge large and small businesses, costing companies money – real money. Unlike consumer fraud protection, businesses do not enjoy the same protection when they experience fraud on their commercial bank accounts. It’s critical that businesses know their liability and responsibility when dealing with cyber fraud.


Generating New Revenue by Conducting Pre-trial Evaluations

Health care is about the patients. Physicians work for patients. Hospitals work for patients. Treatments are invented, tested and marketed for patients. Patients rely on their physicians and the healthcare system to provide expertise and guidance on which treatment is right for them. However, physicians don’t always know about all the latest treatments available through late-phase clinical trials. 


What Is Endoscopic Ultrasound? When Is EUS Useful?

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) combines endoscopy and ultrasound to obtain images and information about the digestive tract and the surrounding tissue and organs.