The healthcare industry uses four types to improve the current standard of care, while also helping humans to do things that they may not have been able to do in the past, or do things quicker and with fewer errors. Listed below are the leading medical robots, as identified by GlobalData.
The growing healthcare cost coupled with excessive prices of purchasing new medical devices creates requirement and demand for reprocessed medical devices this stimulates progress and development for reprocessing during the forecast timeframe. Moreover, the low price of reprocessed devices is foremost influence that encourages preference over new medical devices and is accountable for the increasing
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important issue for the healthcare industry, particularly in the wake of the United Nation’s Climate Summit in late September.
Recognizing the importance of sustainability, an AAMI standards committee is seeking members to help develop a technical information report (TIR) that addresses what environmental, health, and safety implications medical device manufacturers should
With a revamped shipping material design, OptumRx reportedly has become the first pharmacy care company to launch fully sustainable packaging for drug shipments. The upgraded packaging replaces polystyrene blocks with cotton-fiber pads, while providing temperature and physical protection for delicate medications in transit.
“Our priority is ensuring people get the high-quality medications they need, when they
Barco™ Uniforms, a recognized leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry, today announced the launch of Barco One Wellness, the first-ever medical scrub collection infused with health-promoting bio-minerals aimed at helping the body self-regulate and recover – a necessity for busy health care professionals who work hard to care for others. Barco
What are the most aggressive chemical products for the environment? What areas of the planet have more pollutants? Can we detect toxic products which are hard to identify? How can we protect biodiversity and natural ecosystems better? Degradation of the environment and natural resources, the loss of biodiversity, impacts on health and the crises on
MERCI, or Medical Equipment Recovery of Clean Inventory, is a program at the University Hospital that collects and donates clean medical supplies and gently used lab equipment at no cost to the University and other organizations.
This medical products company believes single-use devices should be safe, clinically effective . . . and sustainable
We have expectations of efficacy and safety in medical products that are brought to market; should we also factor in sustainability? Absolutely, says Rob Chase, founder and President of NewGen Surgical, a medical products company based in San Rafael, CA.
Single-use medical devices and surgical products have dramatically improved medical care by minimizing opportunities for hospital-acquired
Two University of Arkansas engineering professors and an engineering doctoral student have formed Vivas LLC, a new company with licensed technology that can be used to train clinicians in various procedures and test medical imaging equipment.
Vivas has partnered with Humimic Medical LLC, a Fort Smith company that produces medical gels for training, testing and
Medical devices generally require $31 million and up to five years to bring to market, according to studies conducted by the Medical Device Manufacturers Association and the National Venture Capital Association. But a New York-based medical device maker, PAVmed—using innovative technologies and a unique business model—has found a way to do this for $3.5 million
A whirligig is so simple, even a kindergartener can make one. But this ancient toy—a pinwheellike device whose circular motion is powered by two twisting strings—may soon transform medicine in the developing world, thanks to an inexpensive new version that can separate blood as quickly as some commercial centrifuges. The “paperfuge,” as it is called,
Nokia Technologies announced on Tuesday that it has completed the acquisition of French consumer electronics and wearable device manufacturer Withings S.A. it announced in April.
Source: Nokia sets up digital health business with French firm Withings
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These Healthcare Data Companies Earn Millions by Making Employees Healthier, Saving Their Employers Boatloads of Money
Like everything else, your health information is moving online. A growing class of companies are delivering ever more personalized medical advice as a result.
Source: These Healthcare Data Companies Earn Millions by Making Employees Healthier, Saving Their Employers Boatloads of Money
The Canadian Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) provides health equipment to those dealing with illness or injury. Learn more.
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When you say you’re going to build a company around menstrual blood, people think you’re joking.
Source: The Tampon of the Future – The New York Times
Read more about the company founders in a Harvard Gazette article about their company.
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In an industry dominated by global giants, Indian medical devices startups are making inroads with technology thats advanced, affordable and more accessible.
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Amidst claims of negligence, the FDA is finally moving to ban powdered surgical gloves.
Read more about the risks posed by powdered surgical gloves at the Washington Post.
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First Lady Margaret Kenyatta arrived in Phoenix, Arizona Monday evening to commence a six-day tour of duty where she will also receive medical supplies worth millions of shillings for the Beyond Zero campaign.
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Made In U.S., Sold In Africa: Shipping-Container Med Clinics Take On Data-Storage In Remote Areas
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Hospital hackerspace lets health professionals reinvent medicine.
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Do more by getting involved with MakerNurse, an organization dedicated to spreading the use of maker labs in healthcare, then deploying the solutions discovered in these workshops.
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