Transforming Operating Rooms

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

OR of the future
Operating rooms are the heart of any hospital.  Johns Hopkins Hospital has 33 ORs; Mayo Clinic, 87 [MORE]

The Hospital as a Video Game

July 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Project Hospital game
There’s a saying in the hospital business: “no margin, no mission”—which brings together medical practice and the so-called [MORE]

Means of Revolutionizing Healthcare

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ai supports healthcare
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are the heart of advancing healthcare as this piece illustrates—in speeding up administrative [MORE]

Medical Drone, Carrying Lab Specimens, Crashes

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drone transports donated kidney
Here’s the good news and the bad.  In the more recent story a drone was able to [MORE]

Innovation in the Core Lab

June 4, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

AACC lab at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Laboratory automation has already proved its worth, particularly in some Japanese hospitals, regarding the human [MORE]

Hospitals’ 10 Worst Case Events

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Joint Commission
Here are the Joint Commission’s voluntarily submitted sentinel events in healthcare for 2018:  Falls — 111 reported; Unintended retention [MORE]

Patch that Monitors In-Patient Repositioning to Prevent Pressure Ulcers

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Leaf patient monitoring for positioning
Turning bed-ridden patients is a standard job for nursing, particularly in nursing homes.  This may been [MORE]

Relay Robots in Hospital Service

November 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medical automation company Swisslog (US hqs, Bloomfield, CO) and robot maker Savioke (San Jose, CA) have collaborated to install autonomous [MORE]

The Future of Mobile Devices for Hospitals

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Device for Health Monitoring
How common will mobile medical devices be—e.g. wearables for pre-admission, admission, and post-discharge patient monitoring; telecom [MORE]

Most Common Objectives of Telemedicine

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

According to this piece the ten most common objectives in telemedicine are: increasing patient engagement and satisfaction; improving patient convenience; [MORE]

Hopkins Pathologists Set New Record for Medical Delivery Drone

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Delivery Distance Record for Medical Drones
Will flying drones become the best delivery system for pathology specimens in the 21st century? [MORE]

Lab Automation in a Nutshell

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab Automation
This piece is a masterpiece infographic—about the history, issues, costs and benefits of laboratory automation, leaving us wishing for [MORE]

Hospital Metrics: Targets for Improvement

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scott Becker, J.D., C.P.A.
“The list king,” Scott Becker, has another of his insightful listings of hospital metrics—this one, 230 hospital [MORE]

This Year’s Award Winners in Telemedicine

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Over the last 20 years, telemedicine has demonstrated not only hundreds of useful applications, but also hinted at a new [MORE]