Browsing articles tagged with " Healthcare Technologies"
Nov
2
2011

Robots that provide support in nursing and healthcare

Four New Types of Robots Aimed for Commercialization from 2013 Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) held an event today here at its vehicle display space and theme park Mega Web to display a number of new robots developed to provide support in nursing and healthcare. The robots form part of the Toyota Partner Robot series, which is being developed to assist humans in their everyday activities. TMC considers Partner Robots to be useful in four fields: [...]

Oct
31
2011

Healthcare Treatment In Old Age and Benefits of Innovative Healthcare Technologies

By Sharon Johnson Let’s say I’m 83 years old. I’m not that old — but let’s assume I am just for the purposes of this column. Let’s assume you’re in your 80s, too. Where would we like to live? It’s a relatively easy question for both of us, I suspect. We’d like to be comfortably situated in our own homes. I know I’d like to be independently observing my personal morning rituals and managing my [...]

Oct
28
2011

Future of Healthcare IT

When healthcare leaders use long-term care (LTC) facilities and health information technology in the same sentence, they’re coming from one of two points-of-view. Either the facilities are behind the curve with digital adoption or the institutions are the last sector of the market for vendors to conquer. Regardless of the perspective, the reality is the same: long-term care facilities have not implemented healthcare information technology (HIT) strategies and solutions with the same vigor as other [...]

Oct
11
2011

The GE Healthcare GEM Suite

Add Blog GE Healthcare today announced the U.S. launch of the GEM Suite (Geometry Embracing Method) of surface coils, designed for use with the Optima* MR450w 1.5T wide bore magnetic resonance imaging system, at Syracuse Orthopedic Solutions, the first U.S. site to install the technology. With uniqueness of each patient in mind, GE Healthcare engineered the new GEM Suite surface coil technology to reflect the importance of making the geometry of the equipment and technology [...]

Sep
29
2011

Patient Monitoring Equipments Helping to Measure Patient’s Vital Signs

The physiological statistics are important to judge health of a person, i.e. their body temperature, blood pressure, heart/breathing rate etc.! Patient monitoring equipment help to measure these vital signs, to let the doctor/care provider know overall health condition of the patient. Patient monitoring systems are used in both outpatient/inpatient environment; other than usual bed-side patient monitoring devices, various other type of monitoring systems are available that patients can wear easily, around, to get monitored by, [...]

Sep
27
2011

eHealth Information Exchange

GE Healthcare is launching its proven, standards-based eHealth platform, eHealth Information Exchange, at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) AsiaPAC 11 Conference and Health IT Leadership Summit. GE Healthcare’s eHealth Information Exchange is scalable and can connect disparate healthcare IT systems from diverse organisations. It features an intuitive user experience that helps accelerate provider adoption and can be launched from within their existing electronic medical record application, or via a web-based portal application. [...]

Sep
24
2011

Wireless Technologies and Healthcare in 2011:Report

In previous editions of Kalroama Information’s wireless technologies market report, we described wireless IT systems and devices being used in some model healthcare environments. The use of these technologies has moved well beyond these settings and should be of interest to marketers of many products, even those outside of healthcare IT. While not every healthcare system has gone wireless, 2011 has seen no letdown in the implementation of these technologies in healthcare. Almost all healthcare [...]

Sep
21
2011

Information Technology and the Bleeding Edge of Healthcare

Healthcare Reforms have dramatically raised the stakes for the use of information technology in healthcare. Hospitals and providers are investing billions of dollars to implement electronic health records that will help deliver higher quality, safer and more efficient care, meet a variety of regulatory requirements, and position them for success under Healthcare Reform. In addition to investing heavily in the foundational elements of healthcare IT, UCSF is blazing new trails as it integrates leading-edge technologies [...]

Sep
19
2011

Cancer Diagnostic And Molecular Imaging Of GE Healthcare

– GE Healthcare, the health business of General Electric (NYSE: GE), announced today its plans to dedicate $1billion of its total R&D budget over the next five years to expand its advanced cancer diagnostic and molecular imaging capabilities, as well as its world-class technologies for the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals and for cancer research. Announced alongside a $100m open innovation challenge in New York City, the $1 billion investment crosses all lines of GE Healthcare’s global [...]

Sep
9
2011

GE Healthcare’s Nuclear Cardiology Platform Adopted by 100 Clinicians Worldwide

Harnessing Four Advanced Nuclear Imaging Innovations, Alcyone Technology Has the Ability to Reduce Scan Time and/or Injected Dose While Maintaining Image Quality . GE Healthcare today announced it has received commitments from more than 100 customers globally for its innovative Alcyone technology, a nuclear cardiology platform combining cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) detectors, focused pin-hole collimation, stationary data acquisition and 3D reconstruction, designed to help facilitate workflow efficiency and dose management while maintaining image quality. “This [...]

Aug
9
2011

86 percent of respondents reporting that they would invest in new technologies over the next three to five years:UPS Survey

Global Healthcare Industry

Healthcare executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia are seeing both risks and opportunities as the pace of change in the healthcare industry accelerates globally, according to a new UPS survey. Facing unprecedented demands to reduce costs, keep up with fast-changing regulatory requirements and ramp up innovation in the age of patent expirations and increased competition, executives are making investment plans and looking to protect their intellectual property and market share. A focus on intellectual [...]