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New Study Investigates The Utility Of Masimo PVi® In Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery

2018 18 Jul

Masimo Radical-7® with PVi®, SpHb®, and RD rainbow SET™  Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Kocaeli University in Turkey compared the performance of conventional fluid management (CFM) to goal-directed fluid management (GDFM) using Masimo PVi® (pleth variability index, measured... Read more

ICU Management

Treating Patients with Handheld Ultrasound at Soaring Heights

2018 18 Jul

This rescue  helicopter  provides emergency services to a New Zealand island with the help of a portable ultrasound Scattered across 150,000 square kilometers of beautiful farm land, mountainous terrain, and rugged coastline, South Island is the larger of New Zealand’s two major islands. It’s served by various medical centers and small... Read more

Executive Health Management

International Hospital Federation Awards Finalists Revealed

2018 11 Jul

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) announced the 27 finalists in the four categories of the 2018 IHF Awards which honors innovations and outstanding achievements in the healthcare industry. The IHF awards program received a record number of 160 entries from 118 organizations in 33 countries for the IHF / Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-care ultrasound: a reliable bedrock of the general hospital

2018 11 Jul

Consultant anaesthetist Tim Pepall has been using SonoSite ultrasound systems for the past decade Point-of-care ultrasound is at the heart of Frimley Park Hospital’s anaesthesia department, guiding procedures such as vascular access and nerve blocks. Dr Tim Pepall, a consultant anaesthetist at Frimley Park, explained: “It’s essential to use... Read more

ICU Management

Masimo Announces Vital Signs Check Application For The Root® Patient Monitoring Platform

2018 09 Jul

  Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the worldwide release of the Vital Signs Check Application, an integrated patient data collection and workflow application for the Masimo Root® patient monitoring and connectivity platform. Vital Signs Check, available for new and existing Root customers through a software upgrade, augments Root’s versatility by... Read more

IMAGING Management

Improving pneumonia diagnosis in Ugandan children

2018 09 Jul

  Pneumonia is a major cause of childhood mortality and morbidity globally – particularly in resource-poor environments – and diagnosis of pneumonia can be complex. The current gold standard diagnostic technique is a chest X-ray, looking for the presence or absence of areas of consolidation on the lungs. However, this obviously exposes the patient... Read more

Executive Health Management

Africa Healthcare Extension Summit kicks off in Nairobi, Kenya

2018 04 Jul

Revolutionizing Africa’s Healthcare Sector. The first edition of Africa Healthcare Extension Summit concluded on 26 – 27 June 2018 at Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, Kenya. The event gathered top hospital owners, medical directors, CEO, COO, procurement heads and distributors to provide a forum of exchange on the current technologies... Read more

ICU Management

Masimo And PositiveID Announce The U.S. Release Of TIR-1™

2018 20 Jun

  Masimo  and Thermomedics, a  PositiveID  company, has announced the debut and U.S. market release of TIR-1™, a non-contact Bluetooth®-enabled thermometer that integrates seamlessly with the Masimo Root® patient monitoring and connectivity platform. TIR-1 is an easy-to-use, clinical-grade infrared thermometer that provides forehead temperature measurements... Read more

IMAGING Management

Parker Laboratories introduces world's first UGPIV Barrier and Securement dressing

2018 20 Jun

Parker Laboratories, Inc. announces the launch of UltraDrape™ UGPIV Barrier and Securement , the first-of-its-kind, uniquely designed dressing for use during Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous (UGPIV) procedures. The dual-action dressing was engineered to address the challenges that often arise with UGPIV such as: extended procedure times,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Premier Inc. Celebrates a Decade of Showcasing the Latest Medical Innovations at Annual Conference

2018 20 Jun

Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, celebrated a decade of showcasing innovative products during its Innovation Celebration last night. The annual event honors supplier commitment to industry-leading healthcare advancements. “We are so proud to have been able to spotlight dozens of ground-breaking products over the past decade”... Read more

IMAGING Management

The way forward for critical care ultrasound

2018 12 Jun

 The X-Porte’s touchscreen control and excellent image resolution offer significant benefits for time-critical care   Ultrasound technology is playing a key role in the diagnosis and treatment of critical care patients at Watford Hospital, part of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Dr Devaraja Acharya, Consultant in Anaesthesia and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra successfully completes unique nationwide telepathology solution in the Netherlands

2018 12 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  has completed the unique  nationwide telepathology solution in the Netherlands , PIE. The final part of the solution, which enables automatic upload of all images connected to a case, has now been approved and released. Pathology laboratories all over the Netherlands can connect to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Leadership and Digital Transformation Executive Event

2018 12 Jun

Today we as healthcare providers face a new challenge: unleashing the power of digital technology to fundamentally reinvent how healthcare is delivered.  This was the challenged posed to attendees at the recent ehealth conference. “E-health transforming healthcare in disruptive times ” held in the Royal College of Surgeons.   Health leaders from... Read more

Executive Health Management

Africa Healthcare Extension Summit: Revolutionising Africa’s Healthcare Sector

2018 07 Jun

Africa  Healthcare  Extension  Summit  (AHES  2018)   will  bring  together  various  stakeholders  in  the  medical  &  healthcare ecosystem for an exchange of ideas and best practices to support project development in upgrading, expanding & construction of hospitals across the entire continent. The event will be held on Read more

IT Management

HEALTHIO will present the best experiences in health through themed itineraries

2018 06 Jun

The second edition of HEALTHIO is already taking shape. With five months to go until the event it has already outlined the 24 itineraries in which, grouped in three central themes (health, well-being, personalised medicine and chronic illness and ageing), the latest advances and innovations that the health sector has developed to improve the empowerment... Read more

ICU Management

Study Investigates the Utility of Continuous Noninvasive Hemoglobin Measurement With Masimo SpHb®

2018 05 Jun

Masimo  has announced  the findings of an abstract presented at Euroanaesthesia 2018 in which researchers compared Masimo noninvasive and continuous hemoglobin (SpHb®) to intermittent and invasive lab hemoglobin (LabHb) in reflecting iatrogenic hemodilution during incremental fluid administration of patients undergoing major surgery. 1... Read more

IMAGING Management

Prominent US healthcare provider chooses Sectra for enterprise-wide imaging

2018 05 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  has been awarded a contract to install its enterprise imaging PACS throughout Sanford Health. The Sectra solution, integrated with the Epic EMR, will enable access and sharing of images and information across the entire clinical pathway. The Sectra platform will offer consistency... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hitachi Medical Systems Europe wins the contract to supply 6 ultrasound systems in the UK

2018 05 Jun

The new RAPID (Rapid Assessment Prostate Imaging and Diagnosis) programme accelerates the pathway which could lead to a ‘one-stop shop’ for men with prostate cancer by providing a multi-parametric MRI together with ultrasound imaging and biopsy on the same day. This will reduce unnecessary biopsies and provide accurate targeting whilst reducing the... Read more

IT Management

TeraRecon Debuts Next Generation Northstar™ AI Explorer at SIIM18

2018 31 May

TeraRecon  today announced that its first-of-kind Northstar™ AI Explorer has reached a new milestone that allows physicians to interact with individual measurements, markings, and findings created by AI image processing algorithms. To demonstrate the potential of these AI-assisted workflows, the company is previewing an end-to-end cardiac MR analysis... Read more

IMAGING Management

Wake Radiology Launches EnvoyAI Platform in First-of-Kind Implementation

2018 30 May

Artificial intelligence platform provider, EnvoyAI , recently completed their first successful customer installation at Wake Radiology  in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Wake Radiology is using the platform to provide physicians access to EnvoyAI’s growing marketplace of over 53 Artificial Intelligence (AI) engines that may be applied to their medical... Read more