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Make Your Luck

Often times when we avert some sort of disaster we say, “That was lucky.” Have you ever done that? Rick Schrenker, a systems engineering manager in the department of biomedical engineering at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston,

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New GE ATS Plays it Safe

GE Digital Energy introduces the Zenith ZTE series 40-4000 amp automatic transfer switch (ATS) system, providing facility managers with new safety options to prevent problems that could damage equipment or cause unnecessary outages to critical loads.

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Controlled Power Company

Dave Gerds In the 4 decades since Controlled Power Company, Troy, Mich, tweaked the design and manufacture of modular AC to DC converters, it has beefed up its line to include uninterruptible power systems (UPS), voltage regulators, power line conditioners, shielded transformers, power distribution systems, and rectifiers. The company has spearheaded discoveries in the microprocessor […]

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Power Problems with Biomed and IT Technology

With the digital revolution taking place in the medical and information technology (IT) fields, you can find a high density of power-sensitive computers in hospitals. Patient-monitoring systems, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, computers, servers, and networking equipment are examples of this technology. Systems such as these make power-protection systems like an uninterruptible […]

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The Workhorses of Health Care Facilities

There is a variety of pumps and monitors used in the health care industry; we will discuss three types of pumps that are used for applications ranging from the administration of IV solutions and anesthetic drugs to feeding solutions. They are generally tested for proper operation and accuracy by verifying their volume accuracy, their occlusion […]

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Preparing for Disaster

Healthcare technology companies were among the first to respond to New York City’s SOS on Sept. 11, 2001, pumping products and human resources into rescue efforts at Ground Zero. Since then, companies have been assessing their ability to react t

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