Hospital Equipment

Case Study: Hospital System Using Akro-Mils Products to Go Mobile
Material Handling Equipment

Case Study: Hospital System Using Akro-Mils Products to Go Mobile

Akron, Ohio — Relocation of active departments in a medical facility is a daunting process. Materials managers at a Midwestern medical system — with multiple locations serving more than 1 million patients annually — discovered how challenging it can be as they moved departments as part of a construction project at the system’s main campus. A Massive Move A team led by the system’s...

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Sanitizers

Fitsi Health Wins 2015 Patient Safety Movement Innovation Award

Chicago, IL — Fitsi Health, a healthcare innovation firm, announced today the Fitsi bedside caddy received second place, and a $25,000 prize, from the 2015 Patient Safety Movement Innovation Awards. The award was presented at the 4th annual World Patient Safety, Science Technology Summit, which featured keynote speaker President Clinton. Over 60 international applications were submitted for the...

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Warmers

Under-Body Patient Warming System is safe and effective.

Always on and able to be used throughout all perioperative phases, VitaHEAT™ UB3Â- safely and effectively uses conductive ink technology in thin mattress design. Independent heating zones promote consistent control of warming surface, and design allows full access to surgical sites. Battery and plug-in AC options are available. In addition to being flexible, cleanable, and...

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Sanitizers

Plastics Color And Fitsi Collaborate To Produce Antimicrobial Bedside Caddy Designed To Improve Patient Hygiene

CHICAGO, IL — In hospital environments, proper hand hygiene is crucial to prevent the transfer of dangerous bacteria. Per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 275 patients die daily from hospital-acquired infections, in part due to the transfer of bacteria via unclean hands. Annually, two million patients are diagnosed with hospital-acquired infections, making hand...

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Miscellaneous Stations

Pull Station accelerates emergency response in medical facilities.

Complementing physical security systems, BluePoint Medical directly alerts medical response teams when people require emergency medical attention. Occupants can activate this pull station to instantly notify first responders and building occupants of emergency situation. Use of secure 900 MHz wireless network, dedicated to response alerts, is independent of other building systems and covers...

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Miscellaneous Stands

Patient Mobility System aids early and frequent ambulation.

Designed to be parked and remain bedside, Nezzie Early Patient Mobility System serves as stable walker that holds all monitoring equipment including multiple IV poles. Self-contained system is ready for patient ambulation at any time, requiring assistance of just one clinician. Nezzie can carry 2 oxygen tanks, 2 IV fluid delivery systems, oxygen saturation and EKG monitors, chest tube collection...

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Veratad Technologies, LLC and LifeMed ID, Inc. Team up to Offer Enhanced Patient Identity Verification Solutions
Identifiers

Veratad Technologies, LLC and LifeMed ID, Inc. Team up to Offer Enhanced Patient Identity Verification Solutions

Combined Effort will Reduce Fraud, Prevent Medical Identity Theft and Enhance Revenue Cycle Management TEANECK, N.J. and CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif.Â- – Veratad Technologies, LLC (www.veratad.com), a world class provider of virtual identity verification and compliance solutions, and LifeMed ID, Inc., (www.lifemedid.com) the leading U.S. company providing patient identity management solutions...

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TeleTracking Highlights "Real-Time" Upgrades at HIMSS14
Miscellaneous Software

TeleTracking Highlights "Real-Time" Upgrades at HIMSS14

New platform operates in real time with RTLS integrations PITTSBURGH - TeleTracking Technologies' market-leading ability to operate hospitals in real time will be highlighted at HIMSS14 with several software/hardware upgrades, including the industry's first low-cost, waterproof, miniature, single-use Real-Time Location System (RTLS) patient tag, powered by CenTrak.Â-  The 2013 KLAS patient...

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Badges

Beaumont Health System Wins Security Innovation Award at HIMSS 2014 for Ekahau RTLS Staff Safety Solution

RESTON, Va.Â- – Ekahau Inc., the leader in Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) today announced that its customer Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, Michigan will receive the 2014 Most Innovative Use for Physical Security" award, given at HIMSS14 by the RFID in Healthcare Consortium, a not-for-profit organization which elevates awareness on the adoption of new technologies. The...

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Sanuvox Releases the Aseptix Dual UV Sterilization System to Help Reduce Nosocomial (HAI) Infections in Hospital Environments
Sterilizers

Sanuvox Releases the Aseptix Dual UV Sterilization System to Help Reduce Nosocomial (HAI) Infections in Hospital Environments

Montreal, Canada – The Sanuvox Aseptix Dual UV Sterilization System uses a primary and secondary unit to sterilize high-touch surfaces with ultraviolet 'C' energy controlling (6 log reduction) drug-resistant microorganisms such as MRSA and C. diff. in as little as 7 minutes in a standard patient hospital room. The two unit operation dramatically lowers the sterilization time typically...

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