Tag: "software" at medical news
NIST to host public forum on robot standards
...lude robot platform vendors; robot peripherals and software
providers; sensor (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive) providers; researchers working on robotic components, platforms and algorithms; government agencies working on applicable robotic technologies and sensors; federal, state and ...
Northwestern Memorial researchers release study on smart-pump technology
...pumps used to administer medication, consisting of software
that checks programmed doses against preset limits...nd reducing harm but by integrating the smart pump software
with other information technology components, hospitals will have checks and balances in place to re...
Learning software developed by Rutgers-Newark scientist helps 450,000 students with reading
...g in common: They've used educational Fast ForWord software
products developed from research that began in the...ee to New York City are all employing Fast ForWord software
as a daily 50- or 90-minute part of their curriculum. There are various Fast ForWord products that a...
New research pinpoints best treatment for stroke
...e perfectly still. Most hospitals need only to buy software
(at a relatively inexpensive cost) to upgrade their systems and institute training programs. In the coming months, Drs. Carpenter and Rai are expecting to publish their study in a nationally recognized journal....
'Virtual colonoscopy' effective in finding most polyps but may miss small ones
...enings being done. CT scanning uses computers and software
to display images of the colon as if the viewer were seeing the inside of it through an endoscope, the instrument used in traditional colonoscopy. It does not require sedation, although it does require the same bowel-cleansing preparation as the olde...
New portable device developed by Georgia Tech and Emory checks for concussions on the sidelines
...ETECT device is an integrated system that includes software
applications, a portable computer and an LCD display in the headgear. While a typical mTBI test requires a quiet room and 1-2 hours of testing, DETECT performs neuropsychological tests in an immersive environment in about 7 minutes, regardless of su...
Guava and AHF Global Immunity bring low cost AIDS diagnosis to resource-limited countries
...esent an optimized, integrated system of reagents, software
and instrumentation. Guava Technologies' microcapillary cytometry technology enables the instrument to be highly compact, portable and low maintenance. Performance of the Guava assays is quite simple, with even novice users learning to use the EasyCD...
NIST fire analysis tools featured in online training
...e NIST Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) and Smokeview software
programs. (FDS calculates the movement of the smoke and heat from a fire. Smokeview translates the calculations into moving images on the computer screen.) Several case studies based on actual fire incidents also are used to demonstrate the capabilit...
Doctor voices concerns over new NHS IT system
...really frightening module" is the inability of the software
to retain advice by either the consultant or the GP, or to integrate it with clinical results. "This is a major clinical governance issue, he adds. While the ambition of the NHS agenda for IT change should be applauded, it is unfortunate that the con...
Saving virtual lives with nanobots goal of UH-led project
...encounter in the simulated environment. As head software
developer for Associate Professor Ioannis Pavlidis' Computational Physiology Laboratory at UH, Dowdall is well prepared for this challenge. Pavlidis has gained a reputation for his work in medical imaging, bioinformatics, robotics, computational bio...
Spinoff company receives $2.5 million NIH grant to build prototype scanner
... information as it circles the breast and patented software
that allows for better 3-D imaging. Ning's apparatus also achieves the improved imaging at or below the radiation dose used in conventional mammography. The improved 3-D accuracy and lower radiation seen with CBCT may also help to realize the potenti...
New ultrasound technique could reduce number of diagnostic procedures for breast lumps
..., instead of a solid mass. The streaming detection software
is loaded onto a conventional ultrasound unit without the need for any additional space-occupying equipment. In the study, streaming detection was able to successfully detect movement within fluid-filled cysts in half of 20 lesions recommended for cy...
NIST method improves timing in oscilloscopes
...software, constructs an alternative time base. The software
analyzes an oscilloscope's measurements of both a ...rocess has been completed. The Timebase Correction software
package is available free of charge at www.boulder.nist.gov/div815/HSM_Project/Software.htm ....
CAD system makes breast MRI more effective, efficient
..., Spain, compared the CAD system to breast imaging software
that comes standard with MRI machines, said Joan C...er underwent an MRI examination using the standard software
and the CAD system. The CAD system in conjunction with the MRI examination allowed the radiologist ...
Fluorescence device to diagnose atherosclerosis and tumors described at optics conference
...ment of microdevices. While the basic hardware and software
is the same whether brain tumors or blood vessels are being studied, the way the system operates is dependent on the unique characteristics of the tissue. "Each biological system will be characterized by a distinct chemical composition, different mol...
Loyola employs high-tech software to target irregular heartbeat more accurately
... the United States to employ new high-tech imaging software
in conjunction with a three-dimensional cardiac m...arrhythmias can be treated using the new high-tech software
in conjunction with the navigation system, but it is especially effective for atrial fibrillation, a...
Leading sleep expert at Wake Forest to speak at NIH Consensus Conference
...ww.videocast.nih.gov. Viewing the webcast requires software
that can be downloaded free of charge from the NIH videocast website. Conference handouts will be available at www.consensus.nih.gov . The conference, sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Office of Medical Applications Resear...
IBM and EPFL join forces to uncover the secrets of cognitive intelligence
.... The first phase of the project will be to make a software
replica of a column of the neocortex. The neocortex constitutes about 85% of the human brain's total mass and is thought to be responsible for the cognitive functions of language, learning, memory and complex thought. An accurate replica of the neoco...
New technology can boost bottom lines for US hospitals
...urately reimbursed from insurance companies. A new software
system launched today at the University of Pittsbu...improve patient revenue. Compliance+ TM The new software
system, "Compliance+ TM ", is the latest offering from the healthcare engineers at Baltimore-based S...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital installs 64-Slice CT scanner, now available for clinical use
...talled the latest computed tomography (CT) imaging software
and machinery, also known as a 64-slice CT scanner. While current generation CT scanners are fine for most applications, the newly installed device produces precise diagnostic pictures within five to 10 seconds, enabling one to "freeze" motion and be...
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