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IT Management

First to Power Continuous Data Access at Point-of-Care

2016 03 Nov

DT Research All-in-One Medical-Cart Computers          Breakthrough Hot-Swappable Battery Design Eliminates Delays in Patient Care and Addresses COW Challenges in Healthcare   DT Research , the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, has announced the DT590 series of All-in-One... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department

2016 27 Sep

Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has ‏shown significant benefits in patient management. A proper governance ‏policy will ensure credible, effective and safe practice.   Emergency Department (ED) practices have ‏evolved, modified and developed pathways ‏over the years to recognise and initiate ‏appropriate early treatment... Read more

ICU Management

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

2016 27 Sep

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not need ‏to stay overnight. Ambulatory emergency ‏care (AEC) may optimise identification ‏and management of such patients by delivering ‏streamlined, efficient patient care within ‏one working day. This may improve clinical ‏outcomes, patient experience and lower costs.   At James... Read more

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How useful is multi-organ point-of-care ultrasound?

2016 06 Sep

A review article in the Journal of Intensive Care outlines the role and usefulness of symptom-based and sign-oriented multi-organ point-of-care ultrasound (MOPOCUS) for patients with undifferentiated respiratory difficulty, chest pain or shock. The authors, Young-Rock Ha, Bundang Jesaeng Hospital, South Korea  and Hong-Chuen Toh, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital,... Read more

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Unique Point of Care connectivity developed for patient-dedicated blood gas analysis

2016 14 Jun

Proxima™ Interface To Conworx Data Management Solutions Enables Seamless Data Transfer From Ex-Vivo Analyser Sphere Medical , an innovative company in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment has announced that its Proxima™ patient-dedicated blood gas analysis system can now be connected into the Conworx family of laboratory information... Read more

Cardiology Management

Philips Launches New Handheld Blood Test for Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnosis of Heart Attack

2016 09 May

  Launch in selected countries in Europe follows CE marking for Philips Minicare I-20 system for cardiac troponin testing Handheld Minicare I-20 system for use in emergency departments provides results in 10 minutes from a droplet of blood instead of the current one-hour wait and supports ruling out a possible heart attack in three hours... Read more

IMAGING Management

Fujifilm Sonosite Announces Launch Of The New Sonosite Sii, The Simply Smart Ultrasound System

2016 12 Apr

FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. , specialists in developing cutting-edge ultrasound solutions and providing world-leading education to enable point-of-care visualization access has announced CE mark and 510(k) clearance for its new mountable ultrasound system, the SonoSite SII. Developed for regional anesthesia, vascular access and trauma applications, the... Read more

ICU Management

Abbott to Acquire Alere,Becoming Leader in Point of Care Testing & Advancing Global Diagnostics

2016 18 Feb

ABBOTT GAINS LEADERSHIP IN THE $5.5 BILLION POINT OF CARE SEGMENT, BROADENS DIAGNOSTICS FOOTPRINT AND ENHANCES ACCESS TO FAST-GROWING DIAGNOSTICS CHANNELS - Transaction expected to be immediately accretive to Abbott's ongoing earnings per share upon close - Acquisition will provide access to new product applications, channels and geographies -... Read more

IT Management

‘LabDisk’ Technology Enables POC Infectious Disease Diagnosis

2015 03 Apr

A new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by an EU project research team can diagnose malaria and other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives. A major problem with current testing for infectious diseases in Africa is... Read more