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Making Medicine Better For Millions

Technology is marching on, and nowadays a lot of surgeries can be done by a surgeon in San Francisco on a patient in New York. Technology is leading us to a great place in this world, and things that were once perfectly frustrating, are now being ameliorated by the strides being made. Perhaps nothing was more upsetting than to place a catheter in a patient, then have to send that patient to x-ray to confirm that it was placed correctly, and insult to injury would come in the form of x-ray confirming it was placed incorrectly and having to do the placement procedure all over again. The x-raying of patients was the only way a lot of catheters and tubes, like NG tubes for example, could be confirmed for placement.   The costs of having to do a procedure once, with the added expense of an x-ray, and then having…