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Sac State hosts Med Tech Showcase

05-06-2011


Exhibits and information about the latest breakthroughs in medical technology hold center stage at the second annual Sacramento Med Tech Showcase in Sacramento State’s University Union Ballroom.

Sacramento State co-sponsored the daylong May 6 event, held by the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance.

Among the exhibits: More than 30 businesses, colleges, health-care providers and government agencies, including Sacramento State, Stem Cell Partners LLC, Sutter Institute for Medical Research, and the Northern California PET Imaging Center.

Presentation topics: strategic investment in medical technology and delivering in-home care. And among the featured sessions:

“Regenerative Medicine: The Pipeline of Cures and Related Devices.” Regenerative cures could allow administration of health services by redistributing a patient’s own stem cells.

"Telehealth," focusing on remote communication, monitoring and interaction in delivering health services.