May 29, 2020

Technology/Innovation

Epic Games awards UCF professor grant to enhance AR & VR tech

The company responsible for the online video game hit Fortnite has awarded a UCF assistant professor a grant to develop an immersive technology to take virtual experiences to new levels of reality. Read more »
Published on 5/11/2020

A public health success

Targeting HIV through EHRs Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

Sunsetting VistA

The VA was the first in the nation to integrate electronic medical records with its homegrown software. Now the agency is junking it and migrating to Cerner. Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

Orlando Health's Epic EHR Overhaul

Orlando Health's EHR switch aims to create a complete patient story in one place. Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

Sore point: Allegations of fraud in the Electronic Health Records market

Since 2017, three EHR vendors have paid more than $357 million combined to settle government claims related to fraud, kickbacks and other alleged abuses. Read more »
Published on 4/7/2020

University of West Florida wins $400K National Eye Institute grant

Biology professor Scott Taylor has won a grant to study how zebrafish regenerate preceptor cells in their eyes after they've been damaged. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Teen develops “Germ Genie” to protect travelers from diseases

Henry Hurowitz couldn't have timed his new product and company better. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

AdventHealth Nicholson Center opens Prototype Lab to help physician inventors

Each year, doctors from around the world come to AdventHealth Nicholson Center in Celebration to practice surgical techniques using robots and other high-tech devices. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Naples' NCH Healthcare System buys germ-killing robot

In the battle against superbugs, Southwest Florida's NCH Healthcare System has a new high-tech weapon. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

UF developed tiny chip tracks med-taking

Digital tech company etectRX has received FDA clearance for its ID-CAP system, which verifies medicinal dosage to patients and physicians using digital technology. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Tampa General Hospital's new organ donation equipment

Tampa General Hospital has started using new equipment that enables donor hearts, lungs and livers to be transported at body temperature rather than chilled and transported in coolers. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Camera-Guided Dogs

UWF researchers are developing tech to aid handlers' communication with military and law enforcement dogs. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Lung transplant technology collaboration between Mayo Clinic Florida and United Therapeutics

Mayo Clinic Florida expects to have three ex-vivo lung perfusion systems installed and operating by the end of first quarter 2020 Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Imec working on blood analysis device for future astronauts

Belgium-based nanotechnology research firm Imec is working on a disposable blood testing device that may one day help monitor astronauts' health in space. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Online platform Genius Plaza helps Florida students teach each other

Entrepreneur Ana Roca Castro founded online platform Genius Plaza... Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Moffitt Cancer Center doctor asks Ringling students to use VR to aid patients

Dr. Sarah Hoffe, who heads Moffitt Cancer Center's gastrointestinal radiation oncology section, is well schooled in treating cancer... Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

The software success of Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine is on its way to $200 million in revenue from just $29,000 10 years ago. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Advancements in cancer research

A cancer researcher at UCF's College of Medicine was recently awarded $100K from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Largest cancer centers in Florida

See the top ranked largest cancer centers in the state, their location and the total number of cancer cases. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Nanotechnology for disease diagnosis and treatment earns Florida Poly professor international award

Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Ajeet Kaushik is determined to make detecting and treating diseases easy, accessible, and precise through the use of nanomaterials for biosensing and medicine. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2019

WeatherSTEM technology alerts of lightning strikes

Tallahassee-based entrepreneur Ed Mansouri has developed technology that provides up-to-the-second alerts of lightning strikes. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

UNF has partnered with Fullstack Academy to launch coding program

Among the job openings in Jacksonville today are 950 that require the ability to write computer code... Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Florida Aquarium reproduces coral in a lab

Scientists at Tampa's Florida Aquarium, after more than two years of research, have successfully induced the spawning of pillar coral in a lab. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Ridgeback Biotherapeutics treatment to cure Ebola

An experimental treatment produced by Miami-based Ridgeback Biotherapeutics is helping turn Ebola into a treatable disease. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

University of Miami College of Engineering researchers develop new, non-corrosive saltwater concrete

By using seawater and aggregates that contain salt ... UM College of Engineering researchers have developed a new type of concrete. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

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