When disaster strikes, the expertise and medical support delivered by federal Disaster Medical Assistance Teams, which include RTs, are often the difference between life and death for victims.
As hospitals press for high-quality, cost-efficient healthcare, respiratory care departments can add value to aerosol therapy in a number of ways.
Exclusively treating sleep disorders in children, The Sleep Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) uses a multifaceted team approach to ensure CPAP compliance and positive treatment outcomes.
A focus on home care solutions and the development of lightweight, portable oxygen delivery devices have had a major impact on the oxygen therapy market.
With a focus on innovation, Instrumentation Laboratory has become a market leader in diagnostic instruments for critical care and hemostasis.
Approximately $7.6 million has been invested in the network to promote cutting-edge research and foster collaboration between Canada’s top experts in asthma and COPD
AlertWatch Inc, a University of Michigan Health System startup company, has gained FDA clearance to sell its patient monitoring software, AlertWatch:OR, which helps anesthesia providers monitor patients in the operating room.
New monitoring systems are improving the ability of respiratory care teams to remotely track vital signs for multiple ventilated patients while strengthening safety practices, VAE/VAP reporting, and hospital data integration.
Normal physiological changes of the mother during pregnancy have the potential to exacerbate preexisting cardiorespiratory conditions or lead to new disorders.
As telemedicine opportunities expand, companies and respiratory care professionals are developing mobile health devices that connect more patients with the benefits of pulse oximetry.