How Medical 3D Printing Will Change Patient Care

Many products today can be customized. Reasons can be personal, like selecting the color of a new car, or a reaction to the environment like medical computers. Medical clinics and, especially, hospitals are quite hostile to electronics, with sensitive medical devices and constant cleaning and…


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Why Code Gray is Important for Every Hospital

The healthcare industry has many unique needs and requirements. Common equipment like computers cannot be of the off-the-shelf variety. Instead, medical computers are used, having been built from the ground up to work with medical devices without trouble (medical grade). Dealing with conflict also…


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Three Ways Misdiagnosis Can Be Reduced by Technology

People make mistakes. It’s human nature, right? But a waiter entering the wrong customer’s order will just get it sent back. A provider, though, entering the wrong diagnosis of a patient’s condition into a medical computer can potentially have more severe, even fatal, results. So to reduce those…


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Three Promising Early Diagnosis Technologies to Save Lives

You’ve been tasked to help save lives.  Specifically, you and the rest of healthcare IT are to look into the latest medical technologies for the early diagnosis of illness in patients. We help provide some guidance in that search, starting with what is early diagnosis and its importance in…


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Everything You Need to Know Before Buying an Anesthesia Cart

It’s not surprising the healthcare industry requires a lot of specialized equipment. Many of the tasks performed like surgery are unique. That’s why medical computers, for example, are used instead of off-the-shelf brands. Features like medical grade and fanless ensure they’re able to handle the…


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Fall Prevention Programs in Hospitals and the Role of Technology

Medical dramas should consider adding patient falls alongside Code Blue and other hospital emergencies. Even a simple tumble from the bed can suddenly have a patient being whisked to the OR. We cover three reasons why falls have such an effect, and go in-depth on how fall prevention programs in…


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Chatbot for Healthcare: A New Era in Patient Care

Chatbots, or programs designed to simulate human conversation especially online, have been sweeping the news feeds for the past few weeks. Much of the interest is driven by ChatGPT, which has wowed users with its abilities to answer questions ranging from how to bottle-feed a colicky baby to…


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Why It’s Important for Healthcare to Stop Diversion of Controlled Substances

Your boss in healthcare IT just sent you an email. It’s titled, “Diversion of Controlled Substances,” and it’s flagged. Private and Confidential.  There’s no discussion to what the title means. And the message body doesn’t give any details, either. All it asks are for the logs of select medical…


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Four Ways Virtual Patient Sitters Help Hospitals Manage At-Risk Patients

Patient sitters are a relatively unknown yet important part of healthcare, watching at-risk patients so staff members like nurses to focus on more pressing medical duties. Due to limited budgets and labor shortage of sitters, hospitals and other medical facilities are turning to technological…


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