Category Archives for Medical Technology

Brainy Technology: Advances That Revolutionize Health

Dedicated to raise awareness and support individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month. These weeks of heightened awareness about brain health, underscore the importance of early detection – and technology appears…

Categories: Aging, Alzheimers/Dementia, Health Care, Home Care, Hospitals, Long Term Care, Medical News, Medical Technology, Rehab
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Exome Sequencing – A New Take on Family History

I have been enthralled with Genome Sequencing for sometime now – and for good reason: In one case at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, doctors expected to have to remove the pancreas from a baby girl with very low…

Categories: Aging, Family, Health Care, Hospitals, Long Term Care, Medical News, Medical Technology, Rehab

Technological Progression and the Healthcare Professional

Health Care CEOs and Health Care Professionals are looking to technology as a means of growth, innovation and transformation of their businesses. Is the healthcare industry ready for the change? Are the IT departments equipped and prepared to handle the…

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Vascular PRN President Recognizes Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month

March is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) awareness month. Between 300,000 and 600,000 people in the U.S. are affected by DVT or pulmonary embolism (PE) each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Greg Grambor is president…

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Breakthrough Technology: Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention Now Portable

Tampa, FL — (SBWIRE) — 01/29/2014 — A remarkable new portable vascular compression system weighs only one pound and offers a 17-hour battery life. Typically, vascular compression devices applied to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are 10- to 15-pound calibrated…

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New Technology Addresses Sleep Apnea Head On

With 18 million Americans losing sleep at night due to sleep apnea, a new pacemaker-like device that stimulates the nerve in the neck that controls those muscles that keep the airway open is sure to bring relief to many. While…

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Networking While Protecting Patient Privacy

Dr. Lyle Dennis, a neurologist in Suffern, NY, has taken his years of practicing medicine and developed a site that fuses that knowledge with today’s powerful social media tools. The result: HealthKeep – a secure, anonymous and fully HIPAA-compliant health…

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Yes or No to Electronic Medical Records?

With the government incentive for medical facilities to start using electronic record equipment comes the speculation “is it worth it”? The goal of these systems, says the government, is to improve the safety of the patients as well as efficiency….

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Integrating eMAR at LTC and Health Care Facilities

The principals of understand the challenges of health care compliance, and we are committed to working with our growing network of health care and long term care professionals to meet the constantly evolving regulations and improve quality of care…

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Your “Off Day” May be the Day to Get to the ER

What can you do to detect a heart attack early on and prevent fatal results? Too Many symptoms of a heart attack go unrecognized or are often overlooked by the patient as an ‘off’ day. Innocuous looking symptoms include, indigestion,…

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