From Ethiopia to the United States, These Incredible Moms Share Their Stories

From Ethiopia to the United States, These Incredible Moms Share Their Stories

Every year, 15 million babies around the world are born preterm, before 37 weeks of gestation. Premature birth is the leading cause of infant death in the U.S. and even if a woman does ‘everything right’ during pregnancy, there’s still a risk.[1] However, technological advancements and growing expertise about prematurity are increasing preterm babies’ chances […]

Hospitals are the Anchor to the Success of Mobile Healthcare

Hospitals are the Anchor to the Success of Mobile Healthcare

Healthcare is moving beyond the traditional hospital setting.  With venture capital funding for mobile health hitting an all-time high in 2016,[i] it’s clear the sector is preparing to accelerate. But with all the promise of mobile health – increased access, lower costs, improved adherence to treatment – there’s one point missing from the discussion. Mobility […]

Helping mothers and children in Ghana one scan at a time

Helping mothers and children in Ghana one scan at a time

ISUOG and GE Healthcare team up to provide ultrasound training to midwives and sonographers in Ghana Image courtesy of G.A Báez for ISUOG Outreach In developing countries around the world, childbirth is a leading cause of death for women. But according to the World Health Organization (WHO), skilled care before, during and after childbirth can save the […]

Paving Way for Scientists of the Future:

Paving Way for Scientists of the Future:

Meet the scientists developing new technology to safely deliver a biological gas to fight healthcare-acquired infections L-R: Dr. Stewart Warrender and Dr Morven Duncan. Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are an immense challenge for the healthcare industry, as they are acquired not only as a direct result of healthcare interventions such as surgery, but also as a […]

Paging Mr. Experience:  When a Hospital Invests in Personnel to Improve the Patient’s Stay

Paging Mr. Experience: When a Hospital Invests in Personnel to Improve the Patient’s Stay

Hartford HealthCare’s leadership shares about life behind hospital doors Like many health systems across the United States, Hartford HealthCare (HHC) faces incredible pressure to cut costs throughout the operation. Despite this, there is one area that rather than cutting back, the organization’s leaders are doubling down to make it their #1 priority: their patients. Over […]

How 200-year old Scottish technology is making the future of medicine cooler

How 200-year old Scottish technology is making the future of medicine cooler

Asymptote’s digitally-enabled cryogenic cold chain technology supports safe manufacture and delivery of cellular therapies Cellular therapies are rapidly changing healthcare with life-saving treatments for many of the world’s most challenging diseases, such as cancer. In cellular immunotherapy, it starts when the patient’s cells are harvested from the blood, frozen and shipped to a lab, where […]

Two Fire Rescue Departments Honored for Excellence in Emergency Medical Services

Two Fire Rescue Departments Honored for Excellence in Emergency Medical Services

Fire Service-Based EMS Awards Presented at 29th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner WASHINGTON & IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 11, 2017– Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) has honored the Orange County (Florida) Fire Rescue Department and the Montgomery County (Maryland) Fire & Rescue Service with the Excellence in […]

As Cell Therapy Matures, It Will Likely Alter What It Means to Get a Cancer Diagnosis

As Cell Therapy Matures, It Will Likely Alter What It Means to Get a Cancer Diagnosis

By Ger Brophy An insider’s take on how the healthcare industry will embrace this change The race to deliver the world’s first-ever approved autologous cancer cellular therapy is quickly approaching its first major milestone. For years, researchers and therapy providers have been studying and investing in the field tirelessly. We have heard stories of terminally […]

Masimo Announces Full Market Release of Root® Patient Monitor and Connectivity Hub With Kite™ Supplemental Display System

Masimo Announces Full Market Release of Root® Patient Monitor and Connectivity Hub With Kite™ Supplemental Display System

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 10, 2017– Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI) announced today the full market release of Root® with Kite™, a supplemental display system. Kite expands visibility of patient data for clinicians by allowing data from Root to be viewed on bigger screens, in customized configurations, in operating rooms, cardiac theaters, emergency rooms, and other venues. This Smart News […]