ANSYS Advantage - Best of Healthcare
Best of Healthcare
As healthcare organizations seek profitability, they embrace simulation tools and methodologies not just to speed development but to ensure extreme product safety and reliability — a goal of 100 percent efficacy. Computer modeling and simulation (in silico testing) are revolutionizing the field: The methodology provides valuable insights upfront, bringing earlier product launch and greater return on investment through reduced reliance on animal studies and bench testing. Innovative companies are now leveraging simulation as a gateway to personalized medicine. This special issue of ANSYS Advantage features leading organizations that have leveraged simulation across a wide range of applications to improve quality of life.
EDITORIALModel Healthcare for All
The unacceptably high cost of healthcare calls for new technologies to make medicine more accessible and affordable as well as to face the challenges of an aging population.
HEALTHCARE REGULATIONSimulation for Regulation
The Medical Device Innovation Consortium advances the use of simulation in the development and regulation of medical devices.
HEALTHCAREInnovative at Heart
Healthcare company Cardiatis is changing the way employees at all levels of the organization use specialized technology that is traditionally associated with product-development engineering.
FLUID–MECHANICAL SYSTEMS DESIGNChange of Heart
A new heart valve replacement procedure modeled with multiphysics simulation could eliminate the need for open-heart surgery.
CARDIOLOGYDecision Under Pressure
A non-invasive computational method for determining pressure drop across an arterial blockage could help cardiologists make more-objective and accurate treatment decisions.
HEALTHCARECut to the Bone
Simulation reduces surgery duration and patient risk in treating infants with skull disorders.
Web Exclusives - HealthcareBoning Up
ANSYS software simulates stress and strain on bones of individual patients to study a new hip-implantation method.
ELECTRONICSWearing a Wire
Simulation helps to optimize body-worn wireless devices for an emerging class of applications.
WEARABLE DEVICESCharged Up
Medtronic ensures the safety of recharging subcutaneous medical devices through simulation.
HEARING AIDSI Hear You
Simulation improves hearing aid performance while saving time and money by quickly iterating through design alternatives.
HEALTHCAREHeart to Heart
Multiphysics systems simulation leads to better understanding of a smaller artificial heart design.
HEALTHCARETaming the Cost of Respiratory Drug Development
Computer modeling and simulation help researchers to better visualize pulmonary functions for faster, less expensive clinical testing of innovative respiratory drugs.
FOOD & BEVERAGEPunching Out a Better Tablet
Analysis helps to prevent dietary supplements from being too big to swallow.
PHARMACEUTICALThe Right Mix
CFD simulation saves time and money by validating the ability of a single-use mixer design to scale to 5,000 liters.