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European Hospital managers debate hospitals delivery model

2018 25 Sep

The 27th EAHM Congress, held in Portugal for the third time, expects more than 800 participants and 100 speakers from all over Europe Healthcare is one of the most exciting and innovative industries of the 21st century, and hospitals are the most complex and sophisticated organisations ever developed. However, this industry is facing several... Read more

ICU Management

Masimo announces FDA clearance of the rainbow acoustic monitoring® RAS-45 sensor

2018 10 Sep

Masimo announced today FDA clearance of RAS-45, an acoustic respiration sensor for rainbow Acoustic Monitoring® (RAM®), for infant and neonatal patients. RAM could previously be used to monitor adult and pediatric patients greater than 10 kg using RAS-125c and RAS-45 sensors. With clearance of the RAS-45 sensor for infant and neonatal patients, acoustic... Read more

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Results of study support the use of suPARnostic® Quick Triage in emergency departments

2018 10 Sep

Today, at the 12th European Congress of Emergency Medicine in Glasgow, data from the TRIAGE III study were presented, evidencing that use of suPARnostic® Quick Triage shortened patients’ stay at emergency departments by 6.5 hours and allowed a significantly higher proportion of patients to be discharged within 24 hours. The study measured the effect... Read more

IMAGING Management

Samsung showcases advanced ultrasound solutions at EUROSON 2018

2018 06 Sep

Highlighting RS85, the latest premium ultrasound solution with superb resolution   Introducing SonoSync™, new ultrasound software enabling two-way communication in real time Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, is showcasing its latest ultrasound systems at EUROSON (30th Euroson Congress... Read more

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SCHILLER launches the ECG device CARDIOVIT AT-102 G2

2018 03 Aug

SCHILLER’s latest ECG device CARDIOVIT AT-102 G2 has been launched. The developers set new standards in electrocardiography with state-of-the-art high-end features, user-friendly design and proven SCHILLER quality for hospitals, clinics and medical practices. With the launch of CARDIOVIT AT-102 G2, SCHILLER is releasing the latest generation... Read more

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Study Investigates Impact Of General Ward Clinical Monitoring Using Masimo Root®& Patient SafetyNet™

2018 03 Aug

  Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center investigated the impact of an integrated clinical monitoring system, using various Masimo technologies and devices, on clinical workflow and patient care in the general ward. The researchers sought to “demonstrate... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra signs new enterprise-wide PACS contract with academic health system

2018 02 Aug

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  will install its enterprise imaging PACS throughout Stanford Health Care (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital to support clinical and research imaging needs of the organization. The Sectra solution – integrated with Epic Radiant – will ensure business continuity, high system... Read more

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Dr. Arthur Kanowitz Appointed Chairman of Patient Safety Movement Foundation

2018 25 Jul

Arthur Kanowitz, MD appointed Chairman of the Airway Safety Taskforce for the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF). PSMF is a global non-profit working with leading medical experts around the world to eliminate preventable patient deaths in hospitals. In this role, Dr. Kanowitz will lead the Airway Safety Taskforce’s efforts to increase awareness... Read more

IMAGING Management

The British Institute of Radiology issues MR Safety Advice Sheets to mark MR Safety Week

2018 23 Jul

To promote best practice and excellence in MRI Safety, during MR Safety Week (23-29 July 2018) a series of short advice sheets was released by the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) that concisely describes commonly encountered MR Conditions, why they are important and where to find some further information.     The advice sheets give practical... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthio designs specific itinerary on cancer offering a wide range of information

2018 20 Jul

Several leading medical centres, together with start-up companies, associations and foundations, will attend HEALTHIO 2018 with the aim of sharing and publicizing the latest technological breakthroughs and applications for doctors and patients currently being applied in the fight against this disease. Fira de Barcelona's innovation in health... Read more

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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

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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

IMAGING Management

Episode III: Excellence through eXceptional Intelligence

2018 18 Jul

Some say that you can't have it both ways. When it comes to an ultrasound system, one has to choose between superior speed and optimal images. Yet Mindray begs to differ. Committed to advancing healthcare technologies, the innovator has been striving to deliver both efficiency and confidence in clinical diagnosis, in an exceptionally user-friendly... Read more

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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

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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

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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