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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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Continua Alliance to help Denmark with telemedicine standards …

Friday, August 17th, 2012 | Permalink

… and hospital beds are saved. With close telemedical supervision the professional hospital staff can detect early if the condition is worsening in a patient in their living room. It can prevent costly hospitalizations.” Eric Wicklund. Editor of mHIMSS. org … PwC: Medical device industry sees waning venture capital · Data analytics poised for … Follow Healthcare IT News on TwitterFan Healthcare IT News on FacebookJoin Healthcare IT News on LinkedIn RSS Subscriptions …

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New polymer material could serve as anti-bacterial medical coating

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 | Permalink

The breakthrough, they believe, could lead to a significant reduction in hospital infections and medical device failures, a problem which currently costs the NHS £1billion a year. New polymer material could serve as anti …

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