Time named 100 of the best inventions in 2019, with several healthcare innovations making the list.
Here are the healthcare companies and their inventions that made the 2019 cut:
Surgical Safety Technologies––OR Black Box that records audio, video, patient vital signs, feedback from electronic surgical instruments and more and can be analyzed by hospitals or use it as a teaching tool.
Qlarity Imaging––QuantX is an FDA-approved system that backstops radiologists with AI-enabled software to better diagnose breast cancer.
Theranica––Nerivio, a medical device worn on the upper arm, aims to tamp down the pain of migraines.
Tivic Health––ClearUp is an FDA-approved device that provides a microcurrent of electricity to calm nerves around the eyes that are connected to sinuses and can be aggravated by allergies and infections.
Butterfly––iQ is a small ultrasound that is portable and can be plugged into a medial professional’s phone.
GE Healthcare––Senographe Pristina with Dueta lets patients compress a mammogram machine themselves using a wireless remote to improve their breast screening exam and reduce pain.
PathSpot––PathSpot uses a light-based algorithm to scan hands for harmful contamination and can help prevent the spread of diseases at places like restaurants.
Diligent Robotics––Moxi is a hospital robot that completes tasks independently and can relive nurses of certain duties.
TytoHome––TytoHome, a handheld device that measures patient vitals at homes. It can also examine lungs, ears, skin and throats with adapters, as well as videoconference with a doctor to monitor metrics in real time.
Akara Robotics––Stevie, a social assistive robot designed for care homes to keep elderly people company.
See the full Time 100 best inventions here.