Thanks to Christine Vucinich for posting about this.
Google Glass surgeon’s new best friend? What one surgeon is saying about tech
It’s hard to think of a way we live that Google hasn’t touched. And now, you can add surgery to the list.
It all starts with Google Glass, which lets an expert lend a helping hand in the operating room, even when he or she is in another state.
At the University of Alabama-Birmingham, orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Brent Ponce, prepared for a shoulder replacement. Behind his face shield he wore Google Glass — the wearable computer. Its built-in camera streamed live video of the procedure to another surgeon 150 miles away in Atlanta, where Dr. Phani Dantuluri not only watched the surgery, but offered a virtual hand.
Here’s a link to the interactive portion of this dex: