Technology, Equipment & Devices

Talks about latest technology, new devices in the healthcare industry.

Preventing Medical Errors with Proven Bar-Code Technology

Barcode technologies which have proven effective at pointsofsale in stores and during orderfulfillment in warehouses are preventing errors at pointsofcare and during medication preparations in hospitals..

Medical Device Research at a Regional Health System

The Mercy experience

Mercys research department develops information from electronic information systems to support quality improvement and operational efficiencies that generate revenue A major research effort was a Unique Device Identifier UDI project which resulted in operational efficiencies and a database that is b..

Nano-Healthcare

Biotechnology & biomedical perspective of disruptive potential

Nanotechnology has all the potential to become a disruptive and revolutionary technology in terms of its healthcare application However there are a few ethical concerns which need to be sorted out before its widespread use in healthcare..

Devices for the Failing Heart

The future is here

Mechanical circulatory support is an important adjunct to the management of patients with advanced heart failure Technology advances in this area have improved overall survival The challenge for clinicians is to translate the clinical evidence into selection of the most appropriate device that will ..

Partnerships and Innovation

The growth factors

Developing a product pipeline is being considered seriously and will be an essential factor for the growth of the Indian pharma market..

Medical Devices

Going the generic way

With the application of the generic pharmaceutical model to offpatent devices the availability of generic alternatives to branded medical devices presents an opportunity for a drastic reduction in healthcare costs..

Life Sciences Industry

Converging for better care

Combination products have the potential to respond to the increase in patient needs in a way that may be more affordable easier to use less expensive or more effective than current solutions..

Partnerships and Innovation

The growth factors

Developing a product pipeline is being considered seriously and will be an essential factor for the growth of the Indian pharma market..

Networking Implanted Medical Devices

Ensuring effectiveness and security

Implanted medical devices present different security issues than traditional information systems and require different security risk analysis and mitigation techniques..

Biosimilars

What lies ahead?

Biosimilars will eventually bring down the cost of biological medicines and in doing so will expand the market..

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