Recent clinical tests demonstrate that antimicrobial copper is
effective in significantly reducing the bacterial load in intensive
care unit (ICU) patient rooms and on many individual objects in those
TechTote. Designed specifically to assist health care professionals
in positively identifying both the patient and the specimen collected,
the PowerCaddy carries and protects a PDA (hand-held computer) and a
mobile printer in a light weight, durable tote.
Parrish Medical Center, a 210-bed community hospital in Titusville,
Florida, has reduced mortality by 30.8 percent using the Clinical
Xpert™ CareFocus solution from Thomson Reuters. That equates to more
than 60 lives saved annually.
A new, pioneering
home-to-hospital program, Connected Pediatric Critical Care, features
real-time video communication, enabling the on-call attending
physician, when at home, to personally examine the patient and
communicate directly with the PICU staff, other specialists, and even
the child’s parents.
Five Essential Components of an Effective Stroke System
Approximately 795,000 Americans will have a stroke this year. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability. The direct and indirect costs associated with stroke are projected to exceed $65 billion in 2009, according to the National Stroke Association.
Versus Technology, Inc. (Versus) has effectively deployed Enterprise
VISion for the St. Louis VAMC, John Cochran Division to help manage
patient flow, room status, and interaction with patients in real-time.
Vantage ID Applications announced the launch of the first product in their
family of Identification, Verification and Tracking solutions.
Continua Health Alliance announced the first end-to-end connected health solution based on the Continua architecture.