Currently valued at $14.9 billion, the global anesthesia devices market is slated to exhibit a compound annual growth rate of 7.6% by 2030.
As anesthesia equipment manufacturers adopt more software-driven systems, the biomed’s role is shifting from mechanical maintenance to greater involvement in the acquisition process and education of clinical staff.Read More
Husband and wife team Steve and Cathy Ziegenhagen founded their Minnesota-based company Gopher Medical in 2012. Focused on patient monitoring equipment, the third-party vendor specializes in a range of Philips and GE solutions. Steve recently spoke with 24×7 about starting his own company, the most in-demand features in patient monitoring equipment, and what steps biomeds can take to improve value at their facilities.Read More
James Mazurek, a biomed for more than 30 years and a veteran of the US Air Force, has had a long and storied career, culminating in his selection in May as the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation’s 2015 BMET of the Year. Mazurek’s colleagues say he willingly shares his experience and expertise to serve as a mentor to junior biomeds.Read More
24×7 speaks with Dave Lamoureux, director of sales and marketing for Global Medical Imaging, about the company’s evolution, the trends he has observed in the ultrasound space, and the challenges posed by EHR integration.Read More
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