Search Tag: Emergency

SOS-ICE Service Modernises Medical Alert ID

2014 14 Mar

The SOS-ICE accessories have been designed to benefit people with Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Allergies and other medical conditions. The medical alert accessories, which include NFC chip enabled wristbands and stickers, can be pre-ordered via a crowdfunding campaign. Innovamo Oy, a startup from Finland that develops innovative mobile solutions and... Read more

Volume 14 - Issue 1, 2014

2014 08 Mar

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Providing Specialist Emergency Care: A New Hospital

2014 08 Mar

Interviewee Dr. Birju Rana Executive Director Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust North Shields Tyne and Wear, UK   Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is building a 29,000m 2 specialist emergency care hospital, which will open in 2015. The new hospital will... Read more

The Role of Teleradiology in Emergency Radiology Provision

2014 08 Mar

Author Arjun Kalyanpur Chief Radiologist and Chief Executive Officer Teleradiology Solutions Bangalore, India [email protected]   Key Points Teleradiology has had a major impact in decreasing report turnaround time, and in improving service levels in the emergency setting.... Read more

The Role of Interventional Radiology in Trauma Management

2014 08 Mar

Author Ciara Madden Head of Media and Publications CIRSE – The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe   Trauma represents a major burden to hospitals and healthcare systems, affecting 135 million people worldwide every year, with 5.8 million of these dying as a result (World Health Organization 2008).... Read more

Critical Care in the Emergency Department

2014 08 Mar

Interviewee Dr. Emanuel Rivers Vice Chairman and Director of Research Department of Emergency Medicine, Senior Staff Attending, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery (Surgical Critical Care) Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, Michigan, Clinical Professor of Emergency, Medicine and Surgery, Wayne State University,... Read more

Dräger Celebrates 125th Anniversary

2014 14 Feb

Germany based company marks “125 years of heartfelt dedication” Dräger is turning 125 in 2014. The medical and safety technology company has officially kicked off the anniversary year with a ceremony on February 6 which was attended by numerous guests from business, politics and science. A grand opening at Lübeck’s Holstentor has marked... Read more

Innovative Device Makes Tracheotomies Faster and Safer

2014 31 Jan

Researchers of the School of Industrial Engineering of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), in collaboration with the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), have patented an innovative device able to minimise the risks associated to emergency tracheotomies and the time needed to perform planned tracheotomies. By combining mechanical and... Read more

Carestream’s DRX Systems Used in ER, OR, ICU at Boston Medical Center

2014 09 Jan

Rapid capture and delivery of X-ray images helped save lives for patients injured during Boston Marathon bombings, says radiology department manager Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, Mass.), a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, installed three Carestream DRX-Revolution Mobile X-Ray Systems, two  Carestream  DRX-Evolution... Read more

My PocketGuru™ Launches the First Emergency Pocket Quick Reference Guide for Healthcare Providers

2013 17 Jul

My PocketGuru™ of El Cajon, CA, a publisher of pocket quick reference guides, announced today the launch of its first pocket quick reference guide—the Emergency Pocket Reference Guide for Healthcare Providers, NPs, PAs, & other Medical Professionals, which is the first in its medical quick reference series of pocket reference guides. Written by authors... Read more