A High-Tech Array of Travel Tools: ‘Smart’ Health Cards,Temperature-Reading Glasses and More

Three weeks into Israel’s lockdown to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, Rafi Kaminer decided to get creative with his cabin fever. The chief executive of Pangea Group, an Israeli company that builds infrastructure for biometric identification and digital analytics, Mr. Kaminer was used to flying abroad several times a month. But with global air…

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Peer mentorship can be more effective, accessible than traditional mentorship in academic medicine

AURORA, Colo. (July 23, 2020) – Peer mentorship is a critical and more accessible option for professional and personal growth than traditional mentor-mentee relationships, according to a new paper from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The paper, published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine, finds that peer mentorship, especially in academic medicine, is…

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Toronto Startup Designs OR black box to monitor operating rooms and make surgery safer

Two Columbia Data Science Institute (DSI) graduates work for the startup Surgical Safety Technologies (SST), whose data-driven technology is helping hospitals become more efficient, streamlined and safer. Peter Grantcharov and Manksh Gupta are data scientists at SST, whose A.I. platform records data from cameras, microphones and sensors that are installed in operating rooms. The platform,…

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