Overview of the Medical Semiconductor Market and Applications

Overview of the Medical Semiconductor Market and Applications

The huge advances in medical devices, especially the new mobile and connected devices, are being driven by the latest developments in semiconductors. These include large...
Meet Embedded Software Quality Challenges in Medical Device Development

Meet Embedded Software Quality Challenges in Medical Device Development

The market opportunity for medical devices has never been greater. Rapid advances in software, hardware, networking and communication technologies are paving the way for dramatic...
Pico-I/O Powers Portable Patient Monitors

Pico-I/O Powers Portable Patient Monitors

Advances in x86 processors, combined with a right-sized Pico-I/O peripheral card ecosystem based upon USB, make it feasible to meet the major requirements of portable...
The Body Gateway: mHealth Platform for Wearable Devices

The Body Gateway: mHealth Platform for Wearable Devices

Wearable medical devices offer a huge advantage in monitoring and early detection of symptoms. In order for them to fulfill their potential, they need a...
Aethon’s TUG Robots Designed to Look Like a Train as They Deliver Food to Sick Children Throughout the Hospital

Aethon’s TUG Robots Designed to Look Like a Train as They Deliver Food to Sick Children Throughout the Hospital

(BOSTON, Mass. – April 26, 2011) — Whimsical-looking robots are delivering food and lots of smiles at Children’s Hospital Boston. Resembling large toy trains, six...
Hittite’s New Octal ADCs Enable Significant  Power Savings in Next Generation Medical Ultrasound Systems

Hittite’s New Octal ADCs Enable Significant Power Savings in Next Generation Medical Ultrasound Systems

The medical ultrasound market is expected to exceed $5B by the year 2015, driven by growth in hand-carried or portable ultrasound devices and the expansion...
Clinicians-in-Training Explore the Human Heart

Clinicians-in-Training Explore the Human Heart

UCLH Heart Hospital teams with Glassworks to create the HeartWorks real motion heart modeling system. In 2006, three clinicians at University College London Hospitals (UCLH)...
How the iPhone Is Enabling a Revolution in Connected Medical Devices

How the iPhone Is Enabling a Revolution in Connected Medical Devices

For small, mobile medical devices, designers are discovering a ready-made user interface and connectivity technology in the Apple iPhone, which can run apps to present...
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Frameworks optimize analysis and visualization of medical imaging

Each advancement in medical imaging enables significant improvements in the quality and efficiency of diagnostics and therapy. The challenge: Each advancement requires significant computing performance gains to allow medical image data to be measured and analyzed. And once this massive amount of digital data has been created, it needs to be visualized too – including...

Importance of Computing Health Management in Transportation Systems

Importance of Computing Health Management in Transportation Systems The Intelligence Needed to Maximize Long-term Reliability, Manage Costs and Enhance Customer Satisfaction The market for transportation systems is forecasted to continue its rapid expansion according to a report by Transparency Market Research that predicts double-digit growth from 2013 to reach $30.2 billion by 2019. As the...

HPEC Expansion Appliances Save Time, Cost and Space in Embedded Medical Applications

High-end medical equipment, such as MRI and ultrasound imaging devices, has enormous compute demands to produce images that help physicians in diagnosis and treatment. Today’s high-power GPUs can be used in add-on appliances to boost the power of such equipment. BY MARK GUNN, ONE STOP SYSTEMS, INC. Medical applications like computed tomography (CT) scanning and...

Nonin Medical Announces New Programming Feature Added to WristOx2® Model 3150 Wrist-Worn Pulse OximeterFeature Demonstrated at Nonin’s Booth at Medtrade Spring Conference

Feature Demonstrated at Nonin’s Booth at Medtrade Spring Conference   MINNEAPOLIS, March 11, 2014 (PR NEWSWIRE) – Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced today that a Memory Volume Indicator (MVI) mode has been added to the company’s WristOx2®Model 3150 wrist-worn pulse oximeter. The MVI...

Can foreign standards help much needed breakthrough in China’s HIT bottleneck?

Dr. Jilan Liu spearheads HIMSS Greater China 27th March 2014; CN-Healthcare.com Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), an internationally renowned healthcare IT (HIT) organization has set foot in Greater China, with JCI lead consultant Dr. Jilan Liu appointed as the HIMSS Vice President and Greater China Executive Director. This is an exclusive interview with...

Sofware Design for Medical Devices Summit – May 2014

IQPC’s 17th Annual Software Design for Medical Devices Summit will convene VP’s, Director and Managers of Software Engineering, Software Validation, Software Development, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Design Controls, Risk Management and Hardware Engineers from the Medical Device industry, Software Development community, and all major players throughout the value chain Date: May 17th – 19th, 2014...

Medical Technologies 2014

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Bridging the Knowledge Gap between Medical Device Manufacturers and Healthcare Practitioners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Edward G. Chekan, a speaker at the marcus evans Medical Device Manufacturing Summit Fall 2013 and the Medical Device R&D Summit Fall 2013, on how device manufacturers and those delivering patient care must collaborate. Interview with: Edward G. Chekan, Medical Director, Worldwide Medical Education, Johnson & Johnson Global Surgery Group There is...

Future Healthcare Predictions

On September 10, 2013 at the Intel Developer Forum, Intel President Renée James highlighted the growth of connected, personalized healthcare and the merge of healthcare and computation. Human genome, which holds the key to personalized medicine, usually takes a long time to calculate and is very expensive. But the new high-speed computing power from Intel will...

IBASE Bedside Information Terminal

When IBASE Technology Inc. was tasked with creating a new kind of bedside terminal for use in hospital patient care, the result was a pure-purpose machine used for patient information and video-on-demand that could replace a variety of other hospital systems. And while this application was great for budget-limited hospital situations, we knew we were...

Siemens Recalls MicroScan Synergies plus® and rapID/S plus Gram Negative Panels

•  Siemens  recalls specific panels shipped June 2011 through August 2013 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has issued a voluntary recall of its MicroScan Synergies plus® Negative and rapID/S plus Negative panels. These panels are used for determining antimicrobial susceptibility and/or identification for gram-negative bacteria. An internal investigation has confirmed an increase in false susceptible and false...

The Ultrasound Revolution – A Spotlight on Imaging Technology

  Among all the medical devices used by doctors, ultrasound has had a unique quality attached to it. It possesses a power that distinguishes it from other devices—the power to “see by sound.” It’s an interesting concept that has ultimately changed medical imaging today and will most likely power the future of imaging. In 1952...