Category Medical Innovation
SMACC 2019 blue science innovation 340

Battlefield Surgery

MSF goes where no one else will go, but doing this kind of good is not getting any easier. John Swinnen on The Future of Battlefield Surgery.
SMACC 2019 blue science innovation 340

Good Sam 2.0

Being able to open any mobile phone camera enables triage of scene (mechanism of injury) and patient (physiology). This enables better resource allocation and can start treatment sooner.
SMACC 2019 blue science innovation 340

Paramedicine: beyond 2020

Gary Berkowitz provides a brief outline of the capabilities of HARU and some key principles that make it successful. Could this be a model for other ambulance services to follow in the future?
SMACC 2019 blue science innovation 340

Building 21st Century Simulation

Mark Forrest, Halden Hutchinson-Bazely & Jason van der Velde talk to us about 21st century simulation. They discuss how tools such as augmented reality are advancing medicine and assisting clinicians.
SMACC 2019 blue science innovation 340

Virtual Healthcare

High quality Virtual Reality (VR) gaming is not a thing of the (dystopian) future; the technology is here and showing promising therapeutic benefits for patients.
SMACC 2019 blue science innovation 340

Psychological creativity

On the psychology of creativity and how to improve your creative thinking, by reframing problems, thinking more laterally, and accessing creative brain states.