This week on Health Tech Weekly I have a special crossover segment from the Nursing Show that features a new tool to help patients who can’t talk to communicate with their caregivers anyway using a brand new software tool built just for these special patients in the hospital.
Star Trek medical technology ready for you today! That’s right, the brand new Scanadu Scout vital sign sensor tracks 5 key vital signs just by holding it up to your forehead. At the International CES show earlier this year in Las Vegas, Health Tech Weekly host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic chatted with Sam at the Scanadu booth about the Scanadu Scout health scanner.
Health Tech Weekly host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic stopped by the Seal Shield booth to chat with CEO Brad Whitchurch about their brand new back-lit Seal Shield Keyboard that is dishwasher safe so you can keep your keyboards infection free. This is a great tool for both the consumer and the health care professional since keyboards have been shown in numerous studies to be full of dangerous infectious organisms.
This week on Health Tech Weekly, I bring you a special segment from a recent conference I attended. While there I got the chance to check out a brand new bleeding control clamp EMTs and paramedics are using in the field to stop severe bleeding from traumatic events like motor vehicle accidents. Here’s that segment from EMS World Expo in Las Vegas this past September with the iTrauma Clamp.
Nurses are the last line of defense in medication safety in the hospital. I chatted with critical care nurse Tina Suess from Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania who is working with a system where the IV infusion pumps used to deliver medications are talking to the computers at the pharmacy.
On this week’s episode of health Tech weekly, I bring you a segment I recorded at the AACN critical care nurses conference in Boston last week. There were lots of new technology and innovative products there to improve the way you were nurses take care of you, especially in the ICU setting.
You’re bleeding all over your nurse’s iPad but it’s not a problem because she’s got a LifeProof case on that mobile device. Join Health Tech Weekly host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic as he chats with LifeProof CEO Gary Rayner in their booth at CES 2013 last week.
In this episode of Health Tech Weekly, we look at some of the incredible advances on the horizon with prosthetics and communication with paralyzed individuals. The holy grail for this type of research is to find a way to interface directly with the brain.