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While infusion pumps are vital to patient care and used in abundance in hospitals, they are also associated with numerous errors. One of the keys to addressing this problem lies in improving the devices’ interoperability with hospital IT systems, and as those changes are starting to materialize, so are opportunities for new players in this space.
When Masimo chairman and CEO Joe Kiani saw Atheer's smart glasses and virtual reality platform, he thought the possibilities for patient monitoring were endless. Now the two companies have joined forces and are moving quickly to turn virtual reality into a clinical reality with a prototype interactive display and novel patient monitoring system that they say has the power to transform health care and the market for patient monitoring, which is estimated at more than $2 billion in the US alone according to an upcoming report from Medtech Insight.
Potrero Medical Inc. has enhanced a standard urinary drainage catheter to provide clinicians with critical physiological data to enable earlier detection of sepsis. The multi-lumen Accuryn catheter is able to track and trend in real time six clinical parameters: urine output, temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, intra-abdominal pressure, and relative stroke volume, and thus identify the signature physiological changes that occur with sepsis.
Healthy market growth, the biggest ever M&A deal, a record number of billion-dollar takeovers, and the IPO market in impressive bounce-back…2014 was a year of superlatives for the global medtech industry. But with more expected of manufacturers while health care spending remains in the doldrums and demand for care rises, the long-term medtech winners will be those who can forecast how and where to make an impact on both costs and patient outcomes.
Diagnostic Imaging Equipment & Supplies
- Pacs (Picture Archive & Communications Systems)
- Monitoring Equipment & Devices
- Diagnostic Imaging Equipment & Supplies
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- Cerner Corp.
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