Electronics http://medicaldesign.com/taxonomy/term/7421/more en Getting a Connected Device to Market http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/getting-connected-device-market <div class="field-byline"> Vaishali Kamat, Head of Digital Health, Cambridge Consultants </div> <div class="field-deck"> Connectivity—most of it wireless—is becoming mandatory for most medical devices as well as consumer health gadgets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There is no denying the phenomenal growth the digital health market is seeing. While significant dollars are being poured into developing software-only solutions, such as decision support systems or practice management tools, much of the activity involves some kind of device--either wearable or handheld. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/getting-connected-device-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/getting-connected-device-market#comments Electronics Design-Engineering Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:27:00 +0000 13701 at http://medicaldesign.com Security Risks Inherent in the Medical Device Lifecycle http://medicaldesign.com/blog/security-risks-inherent-medical-device-lifecycle <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>We must consider the extra wrinkle in this health security story: the numerous medical devices that collect and store PHI. These devices often lack security controls because they were built before security became a consideration...</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/blog/security-risks-inherent-medical-device-lifecycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/blog/security-risks-inherent-medical-device-lifecycle#comments Electronics Design-Engineering data healthcare medical device security software Contributors&#039; Corner Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:50:00 +0000 13651 at http://medicaldesign.com When It Comes to Ebola, Is There Really an App for That? http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/when-it-comes-ebola-there-really-app <div class="field-byline"> Michael Browne, Medical Design Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While most of the johnny-come-lately apps have been consumer-driven (Ebola tracking apps seem to be popular) or simply SEO driven with no actual relation to Ebola other than as a key word, there are serious efforts being made to provide high-tech mobile tools that can be used by medical professionals. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/when-it-comes-ebola-there-really-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/when-it-comes-ebola-there-really-app#comments Electronics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:35:00 +0000 13641 at http://medicaldesign.com Kickstart a Better Night’s Sleep http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/kickstart-better-night-s-sleep <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Colorado Springs startup is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $50,000 in order to produce its Sleep Shepard sleep hat.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/kickstart-better-night-s-sleep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/kickstart-better-night-s-sleep#comments Products Electronics Prototyping Markets Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:46:00 +0000 13591 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of Mind Rocket, LLC Getting Inside the Athlete’s Brain http://medicaldesign.com/neurotechnology/getting-inside-athlete-s-brain <div class="field-byline"> Joyce Laird </div> <div class="field-deck"> Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher takes neurology to the playing field. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One of the things Kutcher has been teaching for years is concussion as a network injury. When we talk of localizing things in the brain one of the first things we do is try to describe whether it is a focal process like a stroke, a multi-focal process like MS, or is it a diffused process; something that affects the neurons or blood vessels in the brain in a very general way. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/neurotechnology/getting-inside-athlete-s-brain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/neurotechnology/getting-inside-athlete-s-brain#comments Electronics Neurotechnology Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:26:00 +0000 13521 at http://medicaldesign.com Innovation from Orthopedics to Sports Medicine http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine <div class="field-byline"> Joyce Laird </div> <div class="field-deck"> Jerome Canady, Founder of US Medical Innovations, and Mark A. Cleveland, CEO of Swiftwick, discuss their very different, but equally important, products. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Scalpel (“CHPS”), the first smart multifunctional hybrid plasma device in the world, can control plasma for surgery; for killing tumors, for killing cancer. Swiftwick is a new take on the prosthetic leg that required developing a whole new technology, from the material in the liner sock to discovering manufacturing machinery adjustments that could produce the end product. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine#comments Materials Orthopedics Products Electronics Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:51:00 +0000 13511 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of US Medical Innovations, LLC Philips Introduces New Ultrasound Machines for Women’s Health http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-introduces-new-ultrasound-machines-women-s-health <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New ultrasound machines were announced recently at the ISUOG World Congress. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-introduces-new-ultrasound-machines-women-s-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-introduces-new-ultrasound-machines-women-s-health#comments Products Electronics Imaging Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:58:00 +0000 13481 at http://medicaldesign.com Oxford Researchers Implement Standards for Fetal Growth and Newborn Size http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/oxford-researchers-implement-standards-fetal-growth-and-newborn-size <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The standards for fetal growth and newborn size are now used on every Philips ultrasound system and replace the need for geography-based growth charts. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/oxford-researchers-implement-standards-fetal-growth-and-newborn-size" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/oxford-researchers-implement-standards-fetal-growth-and-newborn-size#comments Electronics Imaging News Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 13471 at http://medicaldesign.com <p>Newborn&#39;s head circumference is measured for the study.</p> Courtesy of INTERGROWTH- 21st Project Protecting Sensitive Data in a Sensitive Industry http://medicaldesign.com/blog/protecting-sensitive-data-sensitive-industry <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A breach of personal health information carries an emotional component quite unlike the breach of credit-card information. Credit cards can be cancelled and reissued, but personal health information can’t be voided after being compromised in a data breach. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/blog/protecting-sensitive-data-sensitive-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/blog/protecting-sensitive-data-sensitive-industry#comments Electronics data healthcare protection security software Contributors&#039; Corner Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:44:00 +0000 13411 at http://medicaldesign.com Microfluidic Device Gauges Aspirin’s Ability to Prevent Blood Clotting http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/microfluidic-device-gauges-aspirin-s-ability-prevent-blood-clotting <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Researchers at Georgia Tech created a device that could ease the process of determining a patient’s drug and dosage level. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/microfluidic-device-gauges-aspirin-s-ability-prevent-blood-clotting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/microfluidic-device-gauges-aspirin-s-ability-prevent-blood-clotting#comments Products Cardiovascular Electronics Design-Engineering Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 13391 at http://medicaldesign.com