Tag: "deploy" at medical news
Important priorities for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS
...However, the South African Government's refusal to deploy
HIV-positive troops on UN peacekeeping missions will likely become increasingly unsustainable because 17-22% of South Africa's defence force is HIV positive. The effect of AIDS-related natural attrition, combined with a rise in rates of infection wit...
Life saving option replaces open heart surgery in newborns
...s. Next, Dr. Hijazi and Dr. Bacha work together to deploy
a stent, a narrow tube that allows blood pumped by the right side of the heart to flow into the aorta and out to the child's small body. This combination of less-invasive measures buys time, enables the child to survive without a massive operation so...
UC San Diego scientists unveil pilot project for automated monitoring of animal behavior
...-dollar project that would allow us to develop and deploy
the technology for two key areas -- medical research, and emergency response." UCSD is a major biological sciences research center, and animal-care specialists believe the technology under development could dramatically improve the care of research a...
New technique for opening blocked carotid arteries significantly lowers complication risk
...e blockage in the neck. Through this catheter they deploy
a tiny filter and position it past the plaque bloc...and open the artery (balloon angioplasty) and then deploy
a stent, a tiny wire mesh structure, to hold the artery open. They may inflate a second balloon to f...
Stevens' Cattabiani helps link doctors, hospitals worldwide
...s system at Everest was prohibitively expensive to deploy
and functionally limited. Despite these shortcomings, these expeditions were exceedingly successful and illuminated a pathway to building the next-generation healthcare informatics platform. "The software development team at TIMA has spent the pas...
Georgetown University receives $6.5 million grant to enhance emergency preparedness in Washington
...ond traditional communication methods and learn to deploy
new real-time clinical data repositories, innovative Internet technologies, bioinformatics, and geographic information systems that will drastically improve secure information sharing, with the ultimate goal of better managing future health crises." ...
Bridge Medical experts speak at Atlanta pharmacy conference
...aching hospitals -- have contracted with Bridge to deploy
the BridgeMedPoint patient safety system. "MedPoint has not only prevented a significant number of potentialerrors, but the information we have gained through its use has allowedus to do root cause analysis and change some of our processes,"expla...
Engineering researchers are designing the ultimate fabrics, for casual or military wear
...accelerometers -- which are used to cue airbags to deploy
-- can detect changes in speed and direction. There are visual sensors that can project images to tiny displays clipped to eye glasses. An e-textile shirt for a blind user might include tiny vibrating motors that would provide cues about approaching ...
Sutter Health announces plan to deploy Bridge MedPoint error-prevention system
...nd San Francisco (9:30 am PST) to announce it will deploy
the Bridge MedPoint TM patient safety system. Dep...d its implementation process so that hospitals can deploy
this sophisticated technology quickly, affordably and painlessly. The product's open technology and ...
With cues from nature, scientists develop new method to purify drugs
...nical trials. The scientists next needed a way to deploy
the antibody so that it could be used to separate the drug molecule from its enantiomeric twin. For that, they turned to Martin, who is known for his pioneering research in the science of nanotubes. Made from a variety of materials, the inside diamet...
Eastern Washington hospitals deploy new Bridge technology to enhance patient safety
...n. Today, Sacred Heart announced a new contract to deploy
the now thoroughly tested and proven software thro... with Bridge, our sister hospitals have elected to deploy
MedPoint, too. A number of Sacred Heart nursing units are currently "live" with MedPoint. "Once Sacr...
New treatment option for children with malaria
...ld now address the general question of how best to deploy
artemisinin-based combinations, and the safety of amodiaquine-artesunate and its potential effect on the development of drug resistance and transmission....
Enhancing Night Visibility Using UV Technology To Be Tested On Virginia Tech's Smart Road
...enter will help develop policies and procedures to deploy
safer equipment androad markings, according to Aa...n, and federalagencies to come up with programs to deploy
the technology in cars and onroadways," Schroeder says. The research is expected to take 42 ...