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New medical polymer blend helps combat hospital-acquired infections

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Following your treatment, you wouldn’t expect to leave the hospital with a brand new disease, but somewhere between 3.5% and 12% of patients will, according to the World Health Organization. That’s the rate of  hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)  in the developed world; the percentage is much higher in low- to middle-income countries. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Injection Molding read more

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External defibrillator growth boosts polycarbonates

Monday, March 4th, 2013 | Permalink

External defibrillation, a concept first demonstrated at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital in the 1950s, now represents one of the faster growing medical markets for plastics. Growing interest in the technology by local emergency responders coupled with efforts to make the devices more economical with injection molded housing designs are helping to drive the market, which one forecaster says will exceed $2.2 billion globally by 2017. Compound annual growth rates are about 6%. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  medical plastics Bayer MaterialScience defibrillator Dickten Masch read more

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Tapping Engineers, Families For Hospital Safety

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 | Permalink

It will require linking medical devices that today don’t talk to each other, he said. For instance, pumps that …. http ://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/Jeff_Kreisberg/hospital-safety-families-engineers-patients_n_1837912_181664231.html … Huzzah ! This text has been highlighted. Highlights is a new way to discover the most interesting text on Huffington Post! See All Highlights. +Highlight this! FOLLOW US. Facebook. Twitter. Apple. Android. Blackberry. Email · Rss …

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