Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Real Potential For Patient Monitoring

We’re adding statistical modelling to patient monitoring, and using the results to help clinicians be on hand when hypotension occurs, improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs. Turning monitor readings into insight, as opposed to reporting, is where lies the … Continue reading

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Fascinating Insight of GE Innovation Model

Business – How GE Is Disrupting Itself Jeffrey R. Immelt, Vijay Govindarajan, and Chris Trimble In May 2009, General Electric announced that over the next six years it would spend $3 billion to create at least 100 health-care innovations that would … Continue reading

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Software Fault Management for Medical Devices – Yes They Do Go Wrong

Software Fault Management for Medical Devices by John Greenland, LDRA Technology Ecnmag.com – September 29, 2009 From hearing aids to Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging equipment, medical devices are increasingly impacting (and hopefully improving) our quality of life. Because we … Continue reading

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Medical Device Market Potential Of $454.3 Billion

Top 10 Medical Device Technology Technological innovations in the medical device industry have led to a radical transformation in patient care. This report identifies the sectors with the industry’s most important developments related to patient care, clinical outcomes, and new … Continue reading

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Proof Booze is Good For Us – Gotta Love it

At least it seems alcohol might good for us if we’re going to hit our heads 🙂 Alcohol Might Lower Death Rates in Brain Injury Patients HealthDay Friday, September 25, 2009 FRIDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) — People who suffer … Continue reading

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BANN Helps Diagnose Cardiac Infections

Mayo Clinic researchers say that “teachable software” designed to mimic the human brain may help them diagnose cardiac infections without an invasive exam. Those findings are being presented today at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in … Continue reading

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Philips’ New Health Monitoring System

Philips Research have developed a body vest with integrated textile electrodes and control electronics to measure the patient’s ECG (Electro-cardiogram), as well as sensors that are placed in the patient’s bed to measure his heart-rate, breathing rate and body movement … Continue reading

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