UK-based medical device development company Medovate announces that it has secured additional CE mark regulatory approvals for its Safer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia, or SAFIRA, technology to include an NRFit syringe and a palm operator.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new efficient, cost-effective method of producing nitric oxide from the air by an electrical spark. The system could be beneficial for treating adults with pulmonary hypertension and infants suffering from persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN).Read More
With more than a century behind it, GE is looking ahead to determine how to position itself for its next 100 years. For GE Healthcare, that means facing the same issues as the rest of the healthcare industry, including declining reimbursements, increased patient volume, and an aging workforce.Read More
The repair and maintenance of medical lasers can play a significant role in a typical biomedical technician’s duties. But vague regulatory guidelines are causing confusion about who is qualified to maintain the equipment and which procedures should be followed.Read More
If you ask him, Ismael Cordero will tell you he is not out to save the world. But the impact of his global efforts to improve lives through healthcare technology education has been substantial, a fact recognized this year when he was named the latest winner of the Robert L. Morris Humanitarian award.Read More
While every new technology is accompanied by some risk, there is also a risk to our patients by not employing these technologies, and we should be cognizant of that as well.Read More
Understanding how the ports on air-oxygen blenders operate, and sharing that knowledge with operators, can save healthcare facilities a surprising amount of unnecessary costs.Read More
It is time for major change in the management of clinical alarms. An alarm awareness wish list offers nine technological solutions to help manage alarm fatigue and to promote better alarm management.Read More