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Health IT

Image: The Mobilett Elara Max at the patient’s bedside (Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers).

Mobile X-ray System Provides Comprehensive IT Security

A new mobile X-ray platform integrates securely into the hospital’s information technology (IT) environment, providing anytime access to all relevant data. More...
02 Apr 2019
Image: Nicholas Conn presenting the toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system (Photo courtesy of Sue Weisler/ RIT).

Biometric Toilet Seat Detects Congestive Heart Failure

A toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system can help lower hospital readmission rates for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). More...
01 Apr 2019
Image: The HipCheck platform advances hip arthroscopy (Photo courtesy of Stryker).

Visualization Platform Enhances Surgical Efficiency

Advanced imaging tools can enhance the surgical experience, improve operating room (OR) procedural efficiency, and deliver patient-specific results. More...
28 Mar 2019
Image: The WellBe interactive virtual assistant health platform (Photo courtesy of HandsFree Health).

Voice-Enabled Virtual Assistant Targets Healthcare Market

A secure voice controlled virtual assistant enables consumers to personally manage their health from the comfort of their own home. More...
26 Mar 2019
Image: A temperature monitoring app cen detect fertility (Photo courtesy of Natural Cycles).

Digital Contraceptive Provides Natural Birth Control Method

A novel mobile application uses a smart algorithm that is sensitive to subtle patterns in a woman's cycle to determine daily fertility, based on basal body temperature (BBT) and period data. More...
21 Mar 2019
Image: The POC-W243L all-in-one computer (Photo courtesy of Advantech).

Advantech Launches All-in-One Computer for Healthcare Applications

Advantech, a provider of medical computing systems, has launched its POC-L series of non-medical-grade point-of-care touch computers comprising two models differentiated according to their display size – POC-W213L (21.5 inches) and POC-W243L (23.8 inches). More...
19 Mar 2019
Image: A new study suggests Google Translate is a good option for explaining patient discharge procedures (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Google Translate Offers Accurate Medical Explanations

A new study concludes that using Google Translate (GT) to communicate emergency department (ED) discharge instructions to patients with limited English proficiency is adequate. More...
14 Mar 2019

The Health IT channel of HospiMedica informs about healthcare information technology for hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Among the subjects covered are electronic medical record environments, document management, HIS, RIS, PACS, LIM, and others.
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