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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Philips’ new advanced imaging ultrasound system provides a cost-effective solution to clinicians in a wide range of care settings

New Auto Face Reveal facilitates visualization of the baby’s face, possibly enhancing parental- fetal bonding.1 New Orleans, USA – Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today showcased its latest addition to the ClearVue ultrasound family of products at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 61st Annual Clinical Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, May...

May 2013

Coming Attractions

  June 5 and 6 in Chicago…..The Intelligent Systems Conference and Pavilion features exciting tracks… Come Join Us! www.issconference.com Understanding the Medical Device procurement process by Hospitals: How to minimize risks? Presentation and Panel Discussion led by Dr. Dale Nordenberg, Executive Director of MDISS (Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security) How FDA impacts the future...

Fuzz Testing Medical Devices: How to Unmask Medical Device System Vulnerabilities to Improve Safety and Privacy Profiles of Medical Devices

Medical devices are critical to our healthcare system. It is becoming increasingly realized that the security profile of many networked medical devices may not be optimal thus rendering the devices vulnerable to hacking or malware. There are a number of examples of medical devices that have been hacked including insulin pumps and implantable defibrillators, and...

Energy Micro and Lamprey Networks Inc. demonstrate energy- friendly MCU design with communications protocol stack for remote medical systems

Company News Reference: EM112 Energy Micro and Lamprey Networks Inc. demonstrate energy- friendly MCU design with communications protocol stack for remote medical systems Oslo, Norway, 7 December, 2012 – Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, announces a partnership with Lamprey Networks Inc. (LNI) to provide energy friendly, secure and certified remote monitoring...

PCL Alverno Designated Siemens Microbiology Innovations Center

Healthcare Sector Press Diagnostics Division Tarrytown, NY, February 19, 2013 PCL Alverno Designated Siemens Microbiology Innovations Center PCL Alverno has signed a multi-year expanded agreement with Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and finished implementing several new microbiology systems, becom- ing the first medical diagnostics laboratory in the U.S. to showcase Siemens’ full range of advanced microbiology testing...

Baystate Health Selects Awarepoint after Extensive Competitive Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Baystate Health Selects Awarepoint after Extensive Competitive Process Health system ranked among top 15 in the nation by Thompson Reuters SAN DIEGO – March 1, 2013 — Awarepoint Corporation, the largest real-time location system (RTLS) corporation dedicated exclusively to healthcare, announced today that Baystate Health, ranked as one of the country’s top...

Palomar Medical Center makes history with first use of revolutionary wireless patient vital signs monitoring device

          Palomar Medical Center makes history with first use of revolutionary wireless patient vital signs monitoring device FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 22, 2013 Leonel Sanchez Phone:858.675.5018 Cell: 858.531.6467 E-Mail: leonel.sanchez@pph.org Escondido, Calif. – Doctors and nurses at the new Palomar Medical Center ushered in a new era in patient safety recently...

Tools for Medical Device Development

      Tools for Medical Device Development  by Peter Thorne, Director, Cambashi Ltd. Advanced technology in medical devices offers the prospect of conversion of laboratory research into practical treatments that can be replicated and delivered in hospitals, at health centers and at home. But the potentially catastrophic results of any device failure demands design,...

Healthcare without Boundaries

Healthcare without Boundaries Video Communications—from room to desktop to cloud, it’s enabling a new wave of video-enabled healthcare applications. by Peter Eggleston, SBR Health Once a complex expensive technology, video communications has gone from being a scarce resource that needs to be scheduled, to one that is inexpensive, pervasive and available to all through the...

Interview of the LifeScience Alley & BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota by MEDS

Introduction written by the publisher of MEDS (Medical Elec­­tronic Device Solutions), John Koon Minnesota has long been known as a major hub of life science and medical device activities. Many top companies such as GE Healthcare, St. Jude and Medtronic are in the area. One outstanding organization called LifeScience Alley & BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota...

West Health Institute demonstrates research advances in medical device interoperability to lower the cost of health care – Standards-based software and tools to be on display at HIMSS13 Interoperability Showcase

West Health Institute demonstrates research advances in medical device interoperability to lower the cost of health care Standards-based software and tools to be on display at HIMSS13 Interoperability Showcase SAN DIEGO, CA – Feb. 28, 2013 – The Gary and Mary West Health Institute is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) medical research organization whose mission is...