News tagged with healthcare technology

Testing smart homes technology

A safer and healthier old age – that is the aim of GiraffPlus, an international project led by researchers at Örebro University, Sweden. With a focus of developing sophisticated aids for the elderly in ...

dateJun 11, 2013 in Engineering
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iHome for smart elderly

The first smart home, "iHome", has newly opened in Yau Ma Tei in Hong Kong revealing the future of home care for the elderly. Established by PolyU in collaboration with the Hong Kong Housing Society and the ...

dateApr 04, 2012 in Other
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Wireless patients

A wireless monitoring system for people with debilitating conditions such as Parkinson's disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) could allow healthcare workers to assess a patient's health and the development ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Engineering
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Best go digital in a pandemic

The use of a digital checklist for patients being administered emergency drugs during a pandemic or following a biological terrorist attack reduces the fatigue factor, according to a report in the International Journal of ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Other
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ICT fails to accelerate drug approvals

Drug approvals are taking just as long as they ever did despite increased expenditure on new information technology at the Food and drug Administration. So says a statistical analysis of approval intervals from 1997 to 2006, ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Health
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