Tag Archives: healthcare

These 3D-printed Casts From Latvia Could Be The Future Of Healthcare

CastPrint 3D Hand Cast CastPrint For many, healing fractures has meant submitting to a heavy and uncomfortable plaster cast designed to protect and hold broken bones tight. However, two Latvian entrepreneurs, Sigvards Krongorns and Janis Olins are on a mission to change that. Their startup, CastPrint, uses 3D printing to create personalised, lightweight casts, with… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

Time's Up Healthcare seeks to drive cultural change, break down culture of inequality, harassment

The advocacy movement and organization Time’s Up has come to healthcare with the launch of Time’s Up Healthcare, a new affiliate looking to address workplace discrimination and harassment to “create equitable and safe work cultures within all facets of the healthcare industry.” Persistent data on gender inequities in healthcare careers and “an entrenched culture of… Read More »