Author: Christa Nuber

ECRI, London School of Economics Partner on Medical Device Project

ECRI Institute and LSE Health and Social Care at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will collaborate in a project examining medical device pricing across a range of different countries. Little is known about the factors that determine prices, yet reducing healthcare costs is critically important for hospitals and health systems worldwide.

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Philips Introduces Biosensor Monitor for At-risk Hospital Patients

Royal Philips is introducing a medical-grade biosensor-enabled monitoring solution for at-risk patients in low-acuity hospital settings, such as the general ward. Unlike fitness trackers and consumer focused wearables, the new connected biosensor automatically and continuously measures clinically relevant vital signs including heart rate, respiratory rate, skin temperature, and others.

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