Healthcare is usually seen as pretty recession proof. After all, when things head south, our health can go sideways. But the current pandemic has reportedly wiped out 1.4 million jobs in the medical field.
While the layoffs are mainly blamed on a precipitous drop in highly profitable elective surgery, you’ve got to figure that the healthcare industry may take this opportunity to further automate hospitals with robots and use artificial intelligence to manage clinical workloads .
A third technology that has begun to disrupt healthcare is 3D printing, from bioprinting human tissue to medical devices for 3D diagnostic models , with major 3D printer manufacturers like Formlabs going all-in on medical applications. Now we have 3D-printed drugs. Don’t get too excited. This doesn’t mean you can suddenly turn […]
Cambridge engineers have begun a three-year research programme to help speed up the manufacture of metallic 3D printed...