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Mayo Clinic Completes First 3-D Printed Face Transplant

Mayo Clinic Completes First 3-D Printed Face Transplant

In 1984, Chuck Hull first invented 3-D printing. Today, the technology has achieved great potential in healthcare because of its customizable nature. Currently, the largest 3D-printed healthcare applications are prosthetics, dental implants and hearing aids. However, the Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit medical research group, achieved a daring feat with this new technology — they completed the organization’s first 3-D printed face transplant on a patient, Andrew Sandness, of Newcastle, Wyoming.

Improve Your Business by Analyzing Your Company DNA

Improve Your Business by Analyzing Your Company DNA

Have you ever considered that businesses have a DNA as well? As we’re coming into a new year, it’s a great time to pause and reflect on your business strategy and your public company image. Instead of traditional reflection practices of reviewing positives and negatives or outlining which strategies worked and which didn’t, delve deeper into your company’s core by analyzing your company DNA.

Your Patient Portal: What Is It? How Is It Used?

Your Patient Portal: What Is It? How Is It Used?

Remember the days when your doctor walked into the exam room with a large file filled with paperwork? Those days are long gone. Now your doctor comes in with a laptop. They’ve transitioned into digital healthcare by implementing the patient portal. What is it? How is it used? Chief medical officer Jon Belsher encourages patients to get to know the new tool.