Wednesday morning, the Cleveland Clinic revealed its Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2014 at this year’s Medical Innovations Summit in Cleveland.
the Top 10 list was developed to share outside Cleveland Clinic what their clinical leaders are saying to each other and what innovations they feel will help shape healthcare over the next 12 months. Basically- these are considered to be “game changing” technologies for 2014.
1. RETINAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEM
After two decades of development and testing and more than $200 million in funding, the Food and Drug Administration approved an early-stage bionic eye for severe retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in 2013 that combined a surgically implanted 60-electrode retinal prosthesis, video-camera-enabled glasses, and a video processing unit.
2. GENOME-GUIDED SOLID TUMOR DIAGNOSTICS
A variety of genomic-based cancer tests are now available that, without surgery, can analyze the genes in a person’s cancer tumor and predict both the biology and aggressiveness of the cancer.
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