MedGadget's MedTech Monday: bebionic advanced hand prosthesis finally unveiled

May 24, 2010 by MassDevice

RSLSteeper's bebionic advanced hand prosthesis is finally unveiled; an overview of electronic medical records software for the Mac; Fraunhofer develops a synthetic corneal prosthesis; and Volcano's PrimeWire PRESTIGE wins FDA and EU clearances.

RSLSteeper's bebionic advanced hand prosthesis is finally unveiled; an overview

RSLSteeper's bebionic advanced hand prosthesis finally unveiled: The bebionic fully articulating myo-electric prosthetic hand from RSLSteeper of Kent, U.K., was officially launched at the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics World Congress Meeting and Orthopädie + Reha-Technik Trade Show in Leipzig, Germany. The hand can be used with a wrist unit that provides powered rotation and flexion/extension; when ordering you'll be able to select the tone of the silicone skin wrapped around the mechanical part and even the shape of the nails.

Mac EMR software overview: Apple computers have been finding favor with many doctors out there who like the interface and look and feel of Macs. Electronic medical records software, though, is almost exclusively made for Windows machines. Yet there are some viable options for those that prefer to stick with Apple in their office; Software Advice has prepared a quick overview of EMRs for Macs.

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