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A vision of connected healthcare delivery

A vision of connected healthcare delivery
Leading the healthcare division at global networking and communications provider ALE (Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise), Nicole Hill (pictured below) has a goal, to make everyone and everything connect. Connecting patients for a better hospital experience, connecting healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of care and access to patient data, and connecting healthcare facilities to harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).
23rd February 2018

RF modules speed time to market for medical device designers

RF modules speed time to market for medical device designers
  A new radio frequency (RF) base station module for implantable devices has been announced by Microsemi, utilising the Medical Implant Communication Service (MICS) RF band. The ZL70123 module was developed specifically for external controllers and monitors of implantable medical devices.
23rd February 2018

Paragonix transport systems receive CE Mark

Paragonix transport systems receive CE Mark
Paragonix Technologies, Inc. has announced European approval for Paragonix SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System and SherpaPerfusion Cardiac Transport System for application of a CE mark following review of a Technical File submission by The British Standards Institution (BSI). Paragonix was issued a CE Certificate by BSI for the design and manufacture of organ transportation devices for hearts and kidneys.
22nd February 2018


Encrypted app protects healthcare industry from cyber attack

Encrypted app protects healthcare industry from cyber attack
In order to allow healthcare providers to communicate and transfer large files securely without compromising patient data, NOS Microsystems has announced the free cloud security application get2Clouds - an encrypted cloud sync, all-platform messenger, and file transfer bubble. Patient confidentiality is a fundamental right recognised by the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but the digitalisation of patient files has led to mass data breaches with the healthcare industry now the most cyber attacked.
21st February 2018

The latest connected health device

The latest connected health device
BewellConnect has announced it will showcase its full portfolio of connected health devices, including MyPeriTens, its newest device designed by physical therapists for the discreet and effective treatment of weak pelvic floor issues in women. MyPeriTens will be featured alongside the company's products and services, all of which are designed to transform and streamline the way care is managed and delivered.
16th February 2018

Healthcare tech: the cause and solution to our health problems

Healthcare tech: the cause and solution to our health problems
Sensors are everywhere in the 21st century, and the healthcare sector in awash with sensor-driven technology. The fact is, these innovations are enabling people to live longer. However, as our population increases, as does healthcare expenditure. Electronic Specifier’s Lanna Cooper, attended this month’s Hardware Pioneer event which are held monthly in London to connect industry founders, executives, engineers and developers. This particular event focused on ‘Building IoT products for the healthcare market’.
14th February 2018

Breaking new ground in medical training

Breaking new ground in medical training
With plenty of anticipation, ETH Zurich welcomed the first 100 students to its new Bachelor’s degree in human medicine last autumn. The experiences of the first semester have resulted in a lot of enthusiasm – from the lecturers as well as the students. It’s a memorable image: medical students practising stitching wounds on bananas. And it's a perfect example of the new direction that ETH is taking with its medicine programme.
12th February 2018

Aircuity launches 2.0 Platform for healthcare facilities

Aircuity launches 2.0 Platform for healthcare facilities
  Aircuity has announced the launch of its 2.0 platform. Aircuity 2.0 is ideal for healthcare facilities looking to significantly reduce energy costs, provide healthier indoor environments for patients and staff, and achieve quantifiable results as part of a sustainable facility strategy.
9th February 2018

Smarter homes for older people could save NHS over £2.5bn

Smarter homes for older people could save NHS over £2.5bn
By creating more modified homes, it could encourage older people to keep mentally and physically fit for longer, and it could help save the NHS and social care system billions of pounds each year, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The report, Healthy Homes: Accommodating an Ageing Population, calls for Government to introduce financial incentives for construction companies to build for older living.
8th February 2018

Modernising the energy supply of University Medical School

Modernising the energy supply of University Medical School
One of the pillars of the Energy Industry Act is the basic supply of electricity and gas to the economy. However, the safe and reliable supply of energy is even more essential in the medical sector. Both electricity and heat can save lives here. In order to ensure this security of supply in the future, the University of Göttingen (UMG) and the University of Göttingen have jointly initiated an innovative energy supply concept. The central component is a 4.5MW CHP unit from ETW Energietechnik in Moers.
1st February 2018


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