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2014-07-10 12:30:17

CROWN POINT, Ind., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point recently expanded its use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating room, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of carbon dioxide the...

2014-06-30 12:31:54

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication GARY, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique risks...

2014-06-25 12:31:10

DALLAS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Diagnostic Electrocardiograph (ECG) Market by Product (Resting, Stress, Holter Monitor), End-user (Hospitals, Home/Ambulatory, Research Center, Physician Office, Nursing Homes), Lead Type (Single, 3-6, 12) - Global Forecast to 2020" published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current market trends, and strategies impacting the global diagnostic ECG...

2014-06-25 12:29:53

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication ROCKFORD, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwedishAmerican Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique...

2014-05-30 23:06:49

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors markets. Global market for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors is projected to reach US$538.8 million by 2020, driven by aging population, growing patient monitoring needs, increasing prevalence of breathing disorders, favorable regulations, and technological advancements. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Growing prevalence of breathing disorders and aging population...

2014-05-28 08:30:40

SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotera(®) Wireless today announced that James Welch, Senior Vice President Patient Safety, Quality Systems, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs and a pioneer in the development of patient monitoring systems, will lead an educational session at the upcoming Association for the Advancement of Medical Innovation (AAMI) 2014 conference in Philadelphia. Welch, who will moderate the session titled "Transforming Care in Non-ICU Settings through Disruptive...

2014-05-21 08:30:17

Capnography Maximizes Patient Protection YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) hospitals have expanded their use of capnography, or breath monitoring, to include patients outside the operating room. St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center and St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center join a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing this state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Not getting enough oxygen can lead to...

2014-05-15 08:34:21

MUNSTER, Ind., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan Healthcare-Munster recently expanded use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside of its operating rooms, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of carbon dioxide the patient is exhaling,...

2014-05-13 08:32:31

DUBLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87p8sp/patient) has announced the addition of the "Patient Monitoring Device / Equipment / System Market by Product & End-user - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The patient monitoring devices market is segmented into nine major segments, namely, hemodynamic, neurology, cardiac, respiratory, fetal and neonatal,...

2014-05-07 23:02:31

An Omaha startup firm helps patients track their vital signs at home. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Statim™, a turnkey telehealth service provider, announces that it has entered into a business relationship with HealthInterlink® to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients using HealthInterlink Beacon® software. Beacon, is an FDA cleared, flexible and intuitive application that facilitates communication and patient engagement in the patient’s home,...


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