New Projects information at Hospital Management New and updated information from Projects listed on en-us New Projects information at Hospital Management Clinical Experience Using the SONIALVISION safire II Iwate Medical University Hospital is located in Morioka City in the centre of Iwate Prefecture, at the northern end of the Kitakami Basin. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:05:00 GMT CT-Like Imaging CT-like imaging using an angiographic C-arm system is a new technology. Offering low exposure and high spatial resoluti Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:53:00 GMT Remote Stroke and Trauma Care with Polycom Telemedicine A not-for-profit organization, the Seton Family of Hospitals is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an eleven-county population of 1.8 million. The organization operates five major medical centers, two community hosp… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Video Network: A Model for Innovative Care Delivery at South Carolina Department of Mental Health The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (DMH) is the state's public mental health authority. It operates 17 community-based, outpatient mental health centers which serve all 46 counties in South Carolina. DMH also operates four licensed psych… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Polycom and Project ECHO: Saving Lives Throughout New Mexico The University of New Mexico's Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (Project ECHO) links university healthcare specialists with rural and prison-based clinicians to improve the level of care provided to patients in underserved areas of… Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Polycom Videoconferencing at the Michigan Department of Corrections The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) manages 48 correctional facilities across an area of 58,110 square miles. Tue, 21 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Diagnostic LCDs Need Dedicated Standards Diagnostic LCDs have grown increasingly precise since they entered the market some 15 years ago, but they are still judged by the same standards as cathode ray tubes (CRT). Dr Peter M Steven of NDSsi discusses the anachronistic thinking around radiol… Wed, 03 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT The Future in Automatic Medicine Distribution Using automation from HD Medi to create packages containing specific doses of medicine is a reliable and efficient way Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Managing Quality in Care Designing quality systems should start with defining goals and priorities, says Geert Driessen, manager of scientific affairs and education, perioperative and IV care at 3M Germany. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Healing and Protection Diabetic ulcers heal more easily if they are kept moist but not macerated, and are protected from contamination. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Wound Cleansing: A New Dimension in Treatment Welcare Industries' UCS Ulcer Cleaning System is proving a new and effective alternative to traditional wound-care meth Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Actionable Intelligence Safety surveillance services and respiratory systems are just some of the dedicated healthcare solutions CareFusion has developed to help measurably improve standards of patient care. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Rapid Screening for HAIs Introducing a PCR-based testing system can help reduce healthcare-associated infection rates for all healthcare institutions across Europe facing MRSA challenges, argues BD Diagnostics. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Managing Wound Infection PHMB-impregnated foam is increasingly used as an effective alternative to silver, iodine, chlorhexadine and honey when used within existing care pathways for wound management. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Investing in ICT Pays Off Information and communication technology solutions can help to ease administrative workload, improve patient safety and give care workers more free time to spend with patients. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT Improving Patient Turnover Introducing Vacuum Assisted Closure therapy systems can help to ensure that patients aren’t in hospital any longer than is necessary and thereby significantly cut costs, says KCI Medical. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 23:00:00 GMT New Sustainable Packaging to Replace Glass Vials Using recognised lifecycle assessment methodology, Guerbet has shown that Xenetix in ScanBag is a product that contributes to reducing the impact on the environment, which in turn has a beneficial effect on public health. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Digital Angio: Experience of Using BRANSIST Safire VC17 Angiography System Equipped with a 17in x 17in FPD Our hospital is situated on the western edge of Aichi Prefecture. It functions as a foundation hospital for a region not only containing the medical district of Ama and Tsushima but also stretching as far as the western part of Nagoya City and pa… Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Broadening Cardiac CT Scan Use The Royal Bournemouth Hospital in the UK, a 690 acute bed hospital, has a new state-of-the-art cardiology unit with a Toshiba Aquilion® ONE dynamic volume CT scanner. The first in the UK, it will scan more than 70,000 patients in the next e… Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT Trendsetting in the Operating Room State-of-the-art operating rooms are increasingly shifting from the use of traditional X-ray film to the faster method of displaying images on monitors. At the same time, the variety of different picture sources is increasing. These range from boo… Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:00:00 GMT