Bluetooth technology firms such as Intel and Philips is about to invent a blood pressure monitor that will have a wireless link facility to a PC or Cell phone. The Bluetooth SIG is planning to go for health-related applications for the consumer communications technology with this development. Moreover, IBM, Intel, Motorola, Nonin Medical, Philips Electronics and Welch Allyn, all set to make a Bluetooth Medical Device Profile. It will endorse the use of Bluetooth technology as a new group of medical and fitness products. There are some Bluetooth medical devices with proprietary technology already in the market. The coming design profile will boost interoperability and propagate the use of the technology. Michael Foley, executive director of the Bluetooth SIG says, Bluetooth technology ideally suites for medical devices. It will provide a better quality of life for patients while reducing the cost of healthcare too.
Philips claims to have built the world’s only “hybrid-imaging system that delivers comprehensive cardiac management on a single imaging platform’. The device named Precedence 64-slice SPECT/CT combines multislice CT with an remarkably flexible gamma camera. The Precedence SPECT/CT system produces a more ample clinical picture that can appreciably perk up the assessment of ailment and hasten the growth of molecular imaging agents. The Precedence 64-slice SPECT/CT can produce CT-based attenuation rectification and execute superior cardiac CT procedures.
If you are always on a hunt to find some age defying cosmetics or treatments to brag a youthful and glowy skin, Philips has an indifferent light therapy bowl for you which they exhibited at their Simplicity event. The simple concept is the light therapy. Well, the bowl is filled with varied colors in accordance with your skin’s state. To reap the benefits of the light rays and a youthful skin, women have to put their face on the bowl. Moreover, it also has a pen that emanates UV rays to fend off the dark spots on your face. Well, if the words are true, the light therapy bowl might prove as a good alternate to the laser treatment. There is no detailed info about its commercial availability or pricing.
Philips has introduced a wireless thin-client display that will facilitates the doctors and nurses to fetch the patient’s data instantly no matter which part of the hospital they are in. The device named ProScribe could be further used to recommend medication or fix lab appointments without any delay. It doesn’t need any external devices to operate the display as it comes equipped with a 12.1-inches LCD XGA touch screen, emulated keyboard and integrated wireless LAN driver. Running on a 1GHz VIA-based x86 processor and a Microsoft Windows XP OS, the ProScribe offers mobile access to the patient related data immediately. Moreover, the rugged ProScribe is drop and water resistant that fends off the risk of any damage to the system.
High-risk pregnancies with triplets entail heedful obstetrical care. To ensure proper care and maternal monitoring for obstetrical departments in hospitals, Philips has come out with its new Avalon antepartum and intrapartum monitors. While the new Avalon FM20 monitor makes use of a classy three-channel ultrasound tracing capability to monitor the triplets, the new Avalon FM30 monitor performs all the functions carried out by FM 20 along with the maternal pulse oximetry. All the data and traces from the FM30 can be transferred to OB TraceVue for complete patient’s record. Well, the triplet monitoring system is not available in US. The triplet monitoring with one fetal monitor seems impressive on papers and I wish that it turns out to be practically impressive too.
Philips came up with its new MR simulator named Panorama 1.0T at the annual meeting of ASTRO in Philadelphia. The new simulator with R/T option is specially designed for radiation oncology. The Panorama 1.0T offers scanning and processing with the single click of the mouse and boosts the operator’s effectiveness by 30%. The Panorama 1.0T is the only high field open MR system boasting high performance body diagnostic imaging capabilities. The Panorama 1.0T has been designed keeping the patient’s soothe in mind.
Claiming to be the world’s first machine in the new mobile clinical assistant PC class, Philips in conjunction with Intel has introduced its new wireless tablet PC. This $2,200 C5 mobile clinical assistant will aid doctors during the diagnostics. The prime idea to launch this machine is to enhance superior accuracy, efficiency with online work flow for healthcare professionals. Other organizations with mobile workforces like factory supervisors, field service engineers and retail sales employees are also equally benefited. This cordless device has a 10.4-inches 1,024 x 768 resolution touch-screen display, a digital camera, display emulated keyboard, and integrated WiFi to simplify data entry, accuracy of clinical decisions, and advanced patient care with no medication errors. Image Read Looking for information about Phentermine? Need to find out about certain drug policies , or where you can learn more about Cheap Phentermine. Sick of paying top dollar for medications and really want to learn more about Cheap Viagra. Stop at Drug Library and get useful information on drugs and medications.