Dr. Rudolph Moise, president of Comprehensive Health Center and a Dade County Medical Association board member, hosted the press conference themed, “Taiwan Medical: Wonder of the World.” The event was held at the Miami Beach Convention Center during the 2019 Florida International Medical Expo (FIME), one of the largest medical trade shows in North America.
Bionime Corporation introduced Rightest Care Diabetes Management System, an app that acts as a “navigational system” for diabetics, taking a holistic approach to improving diabetes management by incorporating the entire health ecosystem. This app tracks blood sugar fluctuations in a digital diary and helps diabetics proactively self-manage results right from their smartphones, while transmitting the data in real-time to medical staff who can provide solutions.
The American Diabetes Association estimated diabetes costs in the U.S. were $347 billion in 2017, up 26% from 2012. Under current models of care, many people cannot achieve targets for optimal care recommended by clinical experts.
“Traditional blood glucose monitoring systems are declining in popularity,” said Michael Cutter, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing for Bioninme. “This app will in turn play a role in reducing healthcare costs by providing a conduit to impact the prevention of long-term complications and reduction of hospital stays,” he said.
SIMO Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) system, developed by BenQ corporation also reduces long hospital stays and cuts healthcare costs. This pocket-sized device requires no electrical power and provides negative pressure wound care outside of the hospital to patients with acute, chronic, and burn wounds.
SIMO (NPWT) system gives patients the ability to properly manage wound care outside of traditional medical facilities. Costs are offset by accelerating the healing process and decreasing the need for trained medical staff.
Smaller incisions, less scarring, faster recovery times, reduced pain and blood loss are benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). MedicalTek and Tronware have invented new medical devices supporting this new trend in surgical services.
MedicalTek developed the MonoStereo Visualization System, which makes it possible to instantly transform Hi-Definition 2D images into 3D images intraoperatively. With its adjustable depth perception and adjustable disparity, it provides stereo images, currently lacking in traditional minimally invasive surgery.
Tronware MedTech developed a product line of high-tech precision 3D microscopes designed with Smart-Eye Tracking Technology. This technology has the highest precision and resolution in a 4K-3D display and greatly improves the quality of surgery and allows physicians to achieve better patient satisfaction.
“These new Taiwan products promote something that many physicians aspire with our patients. The capabilities of properly extending care for our patients with the right tools enabling them to heal and return to their normal lives is important,” said Dr. Moise. “Lowering expenses for our patients without jeopardizing quality is paramount,” he said.
David Chien, director general, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Miami, gave opening remarks. Former U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Antonia Novello, was the moderator.