healthcare

Virtual Human Modeling Puts Simulation Tools in Clinicians' Hands: Interview with Dassault Systèmes' Karl D'Souza

Virtual Human Modeling Puts Simulation Tools in Clinicians' Hands: Interview with Dassault Systèmes' Karl D'Souza

Dassault Systèmes announced the Living Heart Project in May 2014, bringing advanced simulation capabilities into play for cardiac care, and soon began to expand the reach of the project with a collaborative agreement with the US FDA. Karl D’Souza, Virtual Human Modeling Product Manager at Dassault Systèmes, is the Senior Solutions Consultant for Virtual Heart Modeling, […]

Dassault Systèmes announced the Living Heart Project in May 2014, bringing advanced simulation capabilities into play for cardiac care, and soon began to expand the reach of the project with a collaborative agreement with the US FDA. Karl D’Souza, Virtual Human...
3D Printing Helps UCL and Microsoft Research Gamify Cystic Fibrosis Breathing Treatment

3D Printing Helps UCL and Microsoft Research Gamify Cystic Fibrosis Breathing Treatment

I have never been much of a video gamer, but I’m a little obsessed with playing Angry Birds on my phone. There aren’t a lot of high stakes in that game – it’s mindless enough, but if I’m able to break my previous high score, I’ll admit to getting a little excited. So here’s an […]

I have never been much of a video gamer, but I’m a little obsessed with playing Angry Birds on my phone. There aren’t a lot of high stakes in that game – it’s mindless enough, but if I’m able to break my previous high score, I’ll...
3D Systems Announces the Release of Its Latest 3D Virtual Reality Training Module: The Simbionix SPINE Mentor

3D Systems Announces the Release of Its Latest 3D Virtual Reality Training Module: The Simbionix SPINE Mentor

Three years ago, 3D Systems, a leader in 3D printed healthcare solutions, joined the world of virtual reality when it acquired Simbionix, a 3D VR surgical simulation and training company, and it only took a couple of months after the acquisition for 3D Systems to announce a new Simbionix simulation module. Over the past two years, the […]

Three years ago, 3D Systems, a leader in 3D printed healthcare solutions, joined the world of virtual reality when it acquired Simbionix, a 3D VR surgical simulation and training company, and it only took a couple of months after the acquisition for 3D Systems...
Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they form and are formed by our identities. Having a damaged or deformed face can be profoundly disturbing to its owner, even if the facial difference […]

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they form and are formed by our identities. Having a damaged or deformed face can be profoundly disturbing to...
Colorado Hospital 3D Prints Bolus on LulzBot TAZ 6 to Treat Skin Cancer Patient

Colorado Hospital 3D Prints Bolus on LulzBot TAZ 6 to Treat Skin Cancer Patient

One of the largest nonprofit health care centers in the US, Banner Health owns and operates nearly 30 facilities, including acute-care hospitals, family clinics, and outpatient surgery centers, in six states out west; one of these is the private, nonprofit North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC). For the first time, Banner Health is expanding its cancer care at […]

One of the largest nonprofit health care centers in the US, Banner Health owns and operates nearly 30 facilities, including acute-care hospitals, family clinics, and outpatient surgery centers, in six states out west; one of these is the private, nonprofit North...
3D Printing in Healthcare the Focus of 2017 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

3D Printing in Healthcare the Focus of 2017 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

At last year’s Arab Health Exhibition, 3D printing in healthcare was barely represented, even though it’s one of the fastest growing fields for the technology. Things have certainly changed at this year’s Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, which is held in Dubai; the UAE city-state is well-known for its enthusiastic commitment to the wider adoption of […]

At last year’s Arab Health Exhibition, 3D printing in healthcare was barely represented, even though it’s one of the fastest growing fields for the technology. Things have certainly changed at this year’s Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, which is...
3D Systems Announces Expansion of Virtual Surgical Planning Service: VSP Cranial Can Now Be Used in the Operating Room

3D Systems Announces Expansion of Virtual Surgical Planning Service: VSP Cranial Can Now Be Used in the Operating Room

For 30 years, 3D Systems has helped companies and professionals drive new business models, optimize designs and transform workflows, and bring innovative products to the market. The company itself also boasts three separate dedicated healthcare facilities, one of which has been open for less than a year; 3DPrint.com’s editor-in-chief Sarah Goehrke had the opportunity to visit this […]

For 30 years, 3D Systems has helped companies and professionals drive new business models, optimize designs and transform workflows, and bring innovative products to the market. The company itself also boasts three separate dedicated healthcare facilities, one of...
From the Toilet to the Tub—Google’s Smart Bathroom Will Evaluate Your Poop & Your Health with 3D Tech

From the Toilet to the Tub—Google’s Smart Bathroom Will Evaluate Your Poop & Your Health with 3D Tech

So much for ignorance is bliss—when it comes to your health, that is. While many of us may wake up in the middle of the night with a strange ache, pain, or, er, intestinal issue, we like to assume that it’s just nothing. In the coming years, however, your own appliances from the bathtub to […]

So much for ignorance is bliss—when it comes to your health, that is. While many of us may wake up in the middle of the night with a strange ache, pain, or, er, intestinal issue, we like to assume that it’s just nothing. In the coming years, however, your own...
Materialise CEO Calls for Improved Clinical Measurement Standards to Help Expand Medical 3D Printing

Materialise CEO Calls for Improved Clinical Measurement Standards to Help Expand Medical 3D Printing

There’s no denying that 3D printing technology is steadily changing the shape of the medical industry, whether it be through anatomical models, guides, implants, or the many other applications that continue to become more widely accepted and used in healthcare services across the world. One of the top providers of the healthcare-driven 3D printing revolution is […]

There’s no denying that 3D printing technology is steadily changing the shape of the medical industry, whether it be through anatomical models, guides, implants, or the many other applications that continue to become more widely accepted and used in...
Unique Opportunities in 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Healthcare -- A Few Questions For: Whiteclouds

Unique Opportunities in 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Healthcare -- A Few Questions For: Whiteclouds

Some may say that those crying out that 3D printing is the key to the next industrial revolution have their heads in the clouds — but is that always such a terrible thing? After all, great things have come from the clouds, and no big goals have ever been fulfilled without first having big dreams. […]

Some may say that those crying out that 3D printing is the key to the next industrial revolution have their heads in the clouds — but is that always such a terrible thing? After all, great things have come from the clouds, and no big goals have ever been...
Community-Based Personalized Healthcare: A Few Questions For Neurosurgeon Paul D'Urso

Community-Based Personalized Healthcare: A Few Questions For Neurosurgeon Paul D'Urso

While it may be a bit hard to believe here in Cleveland where it’s still snowing (!), May is just around the corner. While May heralds spring on this side of the equator, Down Under they’re anticipating not just cooler weather, but a veritable blizzard — of news! Inside 3D Printing Sydney is drawing ever […]

While it may be a bit hard to believe here in Cleveland where it’s still snowing (!), May is just around the corner. While May heralds spring on this side of the equator, Down Under they’re anticipating not just cooler weather, but a veritable blizzard...
SLS 3D Ltd. & Replica 3DM Partner to Bring Personalized Healthcare to UK with 3D Printed Surgical Models

SLS 3D Ltd. & Replica 3DM Partner to Bring Personalized Healthcare to UK with 3D Printed Surgical Models

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing is customization. While it sometimes may seem like we live in a one-size-fits-all world of stuff, we as humans are anything but. And nothing adds comfort like something personally tailored to our bodies or preferences. While you might be thinking how nice that is in terms of so […]

One of the greatest benefits of 3D printing is customization. While it sometimes may seem like we live in a one-size-fits-all world of stuff, we as humans are anything but. And nothing adds comfort like something personally tailored to our bodies or preferences. While...
3D Systems Expands Their Medical Capabilities With New Healthcare Technology Center

3D Systems Expands Their Medical Capabilities With New Healthcare Technology Center

At age 9, Blessing Makwera was severely injured when a land mine blew up in his face. The damage left him with severe disfigurement for years, until technology from 3D Systems was able to restore his jaw in a complex, 12-hour surgery. Today, Makwera was among those in attendance at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for 3D Systems’ brand […]

At age 9, Blessing Makwera was severely injured when a land mine blew up in his face. The damage left him with severe disfigurement for years, until technology from 3D Systems was able to restore his jaw in a complex, 12-hour surgery. Today, Makwera was among those in...
3D Printing’s Impact on Modern Manufacturing

3D Printing’s Impact on Modern Manufacturing

You’ll be hard pressed to find an industry that won’t be impacted or influenced by 3D printing in the coming decade. Every sector of the economy will feel the positive reverberations of this evolving technology and we’ll one day look back and wonder in amazement at how processes were handled in a pre-3D world. And while virtually all industries […]

You’ll be hard pressed to find an industry that won’t be impacted or influenced by 3D printing in the coming decade. Every sector of the economy will feel the positive reverberations of this evolving technology and we’ll one day look back and wonder in amazement at...
Chinese Surgeons 3D Print a Spine Replica to Help with Incredibly Delicate Surgery

Chinese Surgeons 3D Print a Spine Replica to Help with Incredibly Delicate Surgery

Every day it seems like another incredible medical application for 3D printing emerges. Whether it’s affordable customizable prosthetic devices, the actual printing of biological material, or the numerous surgeries that are made safer and are performed quicker and more precisely thanks to 3D printed medical models, lives are constantly being improved and even saved on a […]

Every day it seems like another incredible medical application for 3D printing emerges. Whether it’s affordable customizable prosthetic devices, the actual printing of biological material, or the numerous surgeries that are made safer and are performed quicker...
SXSW 2015: 3D Printing Dominates Multiple Industries

SXSW 2015: 3D Printing Dominates Multiple Industries

The 3D printing industry will play a significant role in the 2015 South by Southwest Conference & Festival, which kicks off tomorrow. Just as it has since 1994, the interactive tech portion of SXSW is the breeding ground for breakthrough innovations in consumer products with hands-on engagement. Among other advancements in technology, all eyes will be […]

The 3D printing industry will play a significant role in the 2015 South by Southwest Conference & Festival, which kicks off tomorrow. Just as it has since 1994, the interactive tech portion of SXSW is the breeding ground for breakthrough innovations in consumer...
The Living Heart Project: Dassault Systèmes Signs Agreement with FDA for 5-Year Collaborative Research

The Living Heart Project: Dassault Systèmes Signs Agreement with FDA for 5-Year Collaborative Research

Heart disease: its’ a terrifying reality for many millions of people today, and is the leading cause of death. An estimate from the World Health Organization pinned cardiovascular diseases as responsible for 30% of all global deaths in 2008 — that’s 17.3 million people. Costs for heart care are at an all-time high, and research into […]

Heart disease: its’ a terrifying reality for many millions of people today, and is the leading cause of death. An estimate from the World Health Organization pinned cardiovascular diseases as responsible for 30% of all global deaths in 2008 — that’s...
Organic Vapor Jet Printing Produces Nanolobes - May Lead to 3D Printed Pills

Organic Vapor Jet Printing Produces Nanolobes - May Lead to 3D Printed Pills

It seems as if everything in science these days is having the prefix ‘nano’ applied to it. Partly this is because the nano is an aspect of the world to which humans have had so little previous access that every discovery or further definition of understanding on that level brings with it a more in-depth […]

It seems as if everything in science these days is having the prefix ‘nano’ applied to it. Partly this is because the nano is an aspect of the world to which humans have had so little previous access that every discovery or further definition of understanding on that...
It's a Power Punch of 2D, 3D Surgical Planning Products as Materialise Acquires OrthoView

It's a Power Punch of 2D, 3D Surgical Planning Products as Materialise Acquires OrthoView

Just announced today: OrthoView is now a Materialise company. Materialise keeps the headlines rolling, and today it is on the expansion front, as they announce the acquisition of OrthoView Holdings Limited, further solidifying their base in the medical sector. OrthoView’s 2D digital pre-operative planning and templating software is used by about 11,000 orthopedic surgeons in the […]

Just announced today: OrthoView is now a Materialise company. Materialise keeps the headlines rolling, and today it is on the expansion front, as they announce the acquisition of OrthoView Holdings Limited, further solidifying their base in the medical sector....