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Philips to Give Researchers Access to Critical Care Data

2015 21 Jan

Royal Philips has announced a new initiative with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to give medical researchers access to one of the largest data sources available for research into critical care. The data from more than 100,000 patients have been collected and anonymised through the Philips Hospital to Home eICU telehealth programme. These... Read more

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Anaesthetists Guidelines Supports LiDCO’s Multi Modal Monitoring Strategy

2014 03 Feb

Lidco Group Plc, the cardiovascular monitoring company, welcomes the publication of The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (‘AAGBI’) guidelines for the perioperative care of the elderly and a paper from Dr David Green and colleagues at Kings College Hospital. The recommendations within the AAGBI guidelines and the direct experience... Read more

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Home Monitoring of Patients with ICDs Provides Economic Benefits

2014 17 Jan

New findings from the ECOST study underscore the economic benefits of Biotronik Home Monitoring for the French National Health Insurance systemBiotronik Home Monitoring significantly reduces the cost of follow-up in patients with implantable defibrillators (ICDs). New data from the ECOST (Effectiveness and Cost of ICD Follow-Up Schedule with Telecardiology)... Read more

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ICU Educational Mobile App Launched by ImaCor

2014 14 Jan

hTEE QuickStart App Provides ICU Bedside Tutorials & SupportImaCor, Inc., the developer of the world's first and only hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography (hTEE™) technology, has released the hTEE QuickStart mobile application. This app complements ImaCor's comprehensive hTEE training program and provides clinicians easy access to how-to videos,... Read more

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ICU Survival Rates Drastically Improved With Philips’ Virtual ICU

2013 10 Dec

According to a recent study conducted by Dr. Craig Lilly, a professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School and Director of the eICU Program at UMass Memorial Medical Center, and published online in the journal CHEST, it was found that a virtual ICU, staffed by one specialist doctor and three critical care nurses at the service of 150... Read more

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Best Practices Established for Expanding Tele-ICUs Implementation

2013 20 Nov

As stated in a recently published report by the national health policy institute NEHI entitled ‘Emerging Best Practices for Tele-ICU Care Nationally’, the use of tele-medicine in intensive care units is about to undergo significant transformation with emerging best practices driving scalability, diversity and competition and providing valuable precedents... Read more

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Electronic Intensive Care Units Enable Provision of Remote Care

2013 06 Nov

A recently published study finds electronic intensive care units (eICUs) to be an efficient tool in the provision of around-the-clock intensive care to patients in remote locations.   Through the use of telecommunications technology an eICU diagnoses and accordingly treats patients in the ICU remotely. Video monitors, two-way cameras, microphones... Read more

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