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Cloud Based Cardiology Solutions

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

  While it may be arguable that the concept of “cloud based” computing may be over-used in the healthcare industry, it serves a unique and vital purpose in the delivery of diagnostic cardiology data. With a new focus on data availability, the ARRA Meaningful Use directive is driving  the adoption of cloud based cardiology systems that provide the […]

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UCSD Electronic Wireless Tattoo Receives Grant from the Gates Foundation

| November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced last summer its latest round of grant winners for its Grand Challenges Explorations initiative. Among the recipients is a team from the University of California, San Diego and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that is developing a tiny, flexible fetal monitor. Described as an electronic “tattoo”, the device is […]

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FCC pilots broadband project to improve rural healthcare

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Broadband networks are spurring improved quality and helping lower the cost of care in rural areas by reducing time to access of critical treatment and increasing the resources available to diagnose conditions. By offering funds to providers to obtain broadband capacity, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has accelerated the use of tele-medicine and tele-health applications […]

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Asahi Kasei Announces Agreement to acquire Zoll

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

– March 12, 2012 – Asahi Kasei Corporation (TSE1: 3407, hereinafter: Asahi Kasei), and ZOLL Medical Corporation (NASDAQ GS: ZOLL, hereinafter: ZOLL) today jointly announced that Asahi Kasei, Japan’s leading diversified chemical manufacturer with businesses in the health care, chemicals & fibers, homes & construction materials, and electronics sectors, has entered into a definitive merger […]

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Glooko IR Adapter Connects Patients’ iPhones to Their Glucose Meters

| May 31, 2012

Glooko, Inc. (Palo Alto, CA) has announced the launch of its new Glooko IR Adapter, which connects to the company’s Glooko MeterSync cable to allow users of Roche’s ACCU-CHEK glucose meters to track their blood glucose levels on their iPhones and …

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Cloud Based Clinical Solutions

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cloud based heathcare IT is really starting to catch on as the industry is starting to prefer the lightweight deployment of Software as a Service (SaaS) based systems surpass the value proposition of capital purchases. Cloud based solutions always have the lastest software revision in a hosted environment with five nines uptime. Something most enterprise system […]

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Understanding shared storage options for your virtual infrastructure

| April 20, 2012

Sorting through all the shared storage options available for your virtual infrastructure can be confusing. This tip offers some best practices for choosing a shared storage system.

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12 Lead ECG Electrode “Glove”

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the most difficult premises in obtaining 12 lead ECG tracing in mobile or telehealth applications is the requirement of 10 properly spaced electrodes.  One company, IneedMD has come up with a novel solution which should be categorized under the category of “why didn’t I think of that”.  Indeed, IneedMD has devised a “glove” […]

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ONC Releases New CONNECT 3.3 HIE Software

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

“CONNECT” is the federal government’s  Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for healthcare information technology’s open -source software tool for providing regional healthcare information sharing amongst regional hospitals and care clinics. The Latest release provides the following upgrades: Complying with July 2011 Approved Nationwide Health Information Network Specifications: CONNECT 3.3 supports the July 2011 specifications […]

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VectraCor Receives FDA Approval for Real-Time Detection of ECG Changes Suggestive of AMI

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

What if your doctor could tell you in real-time, with a non-invasive test as to whether or not you might be having an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or in simpler terms, a heart attack? When the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meets on Saturday, March 24 in Chicago, VectraCor, an emerging medical device company for […]

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