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Patient Care

Image: Relay, the autonomous service robot that will make hospitals more efficient (Photo courtesy of Savioke).

Autonomous Robot Reduces Hospital Labor Expenditure

A new autonomous service robot (ASR) for healthcare settings will soon be deployed in pharmacy and laboratory pick-up and delivery tasks. More...
18 Oct 2018
Image: Emoticon faces on the wristband successively light up as exposure to UV radiation increases (Photo courtesy of RMIT).

Wristband Device Tracks UV Exposure

A new study describes how a low-cost ultraviolet (UV) dosimetry wristband can warn users when their exposure to the sun has become dangerous. More...
17 Oct 2018
Image: The CareFit Slim LCD cart (Photo courtesy of Ergotron).

Mobile Digital Carts Put Patients and Caregivers First

New ultra-lean workspace carts offer a customizable design that eases caregiver mobility and improves ergonomics in the care setting. More...
10 Oct 2018
Image: The new Apple Watch can take an ECG (Photo courtesy of Apple).

New Apple Watch Includes Built-in ECG

The latest iteration of the Apple Watch, the Series 4, includes an electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor, officially classifying it as a medical device capable of alerting its user to abnormal heart rhythms. The new smartwatch was revealed at the recent September 2018. Apple iPhone launch event. More...
27 Sep 2018
Image: A motorized traction system helps relieve back pains (Photo courtesy of Excite Medical).

Spinal Decompression System Treats Lumbar Back Pain

A non-surgical motorized traction system provides a novel modality for the management of patients suffering from incapacitating low back pain and sciatica. More...
26 Sep 2018
Image: The adhesive sensor indicates if a patient needs to be turned (Photo courtesy of Leaf Healthcare).

Patient Positioning Sensor Protects against Pressure Sores

An enhanced wireless patient sensor enables nurses at the point of care (POC) to confirm the patient turn they just completed adequately protects against pressure injuries. More...
25 Sep 2018
Image: The circaid juxtafit essentials armsleeve with hand sleeve (Photo courtesy of medi).

Compression Sleeve Regulates Lymphatic Disorders

A novel armsleeve with juxtaposing compression bands helps lymphedema and lipedema patients enjoy an improved quality of life. More...
20 Sep 2018

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