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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Hot Technology - April 2017

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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6 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E A P R I L 2 0 1 7 I t's time to prepare for the fourth industrial revolution, when the line between digital technologies and the physical world becomes less obvious. Intelligent machines will make better predictions and diagnoses, and recognize patterns in clinical data that'll improve patient care. Cutting-edge imaging technology will let surgeons view anatomy in ways they never thought possible and help guide their instruments as they make safer and more effective cuts. We're truly on the cusp of incredible technological breakthroughs that promise to blow away your expectations of what can be accomplished in the OR. Here are a few eye-opening developments that hint at the promise of what's to come. • Machine learning. Massive amounts of clinical data are being produced on a daily basis and researchers are sifting through the information, looking for pat- Welcome to Surgery's Inflection Point Today's technological advancements are transforming surgical care. On Point Jonathan Kanevsky, MD • HEADS UP Augmented reality headsets let surgical team members review clinical data without taking their eyes off the patient.

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