The results of a multicenter clinical study validates the ability of its ImmunoXpert diagnostic blood test to assess whether a patient has an acute bacterial or viral infection.
The Portex Blue Line Ultra tracheostomy tubes with thin-walled inner cannulae allow increased respiratory airflow and help improve the patient’s work of breathing while maintaining patency and airway hygiene.
Dieter Kirsch developed a system for his son with cystic fibrosis that analyzes his nebulizer use with a video game.
Mediware's Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab solution helps support the CMS readmission reduction program, specifically related to COPD.
Apple has introduced ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research.
Intermittent pulse oximetry was effective for children hospitalized with asthma or bronchiolitis who were stable on room air but did not decrease the time until the child was medically ready for discharge.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics' Dr David Stein says end-to-end harmonization is a key pillar of their point-of-care-testing strategy for blood gas testing.
Maquet Medical Systems USA has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Flight Medical to distribute the Flight 60 mechanical ventilator, Flight Medical’s flagship product.
The HAMILTON‐MR1 ventilator is now equipped with a CE-approved Neonatal Option, which means the device can now provide optimal ventilation therapy during MRI procedures for all patient populations.
While intubation can be a life-saving intervention, we must also be mindful of the associated hazards. RTs must understand the challenges of managing artificial airways and bring their skills and expertise to the patient’s bedside.
Mechanical ventilation is a life-saving technology, but the inevitable decision to wean a patient off of a ventilator requires a skillful combination of proven protocols, reliable technology, and teamwork between RTs and physicians.
RT Magazine discusses recent advances in humidification technology with Hal Norris, founder of ARC Medical.
A merging of wireless technology and medical care is still in its infancy, but health systems that began pilot programs with the technology in recent years say they see signs that it is keeping patients healthier.
The use of waveform capnography as a monitoring and diagnostic tool extends far beyond airway management and cardiac arrest.
With the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, pulse oximetry is poised to play an even bigger role in helping hospitals achieve the end goal of reducing readmissions through patient monitoring.
Recent trends, such as the move toward home healthcare, have influenced new innovation in secretion clearance technology and will continue to shape this market in the future.
Cerner Corp has completed its acquisition of Siemens Health Services' assets at a purchase price of $1.3 billion.
Formerly limited to use in regulated laboratory settings, the Alere i Influenza A & B Test can now be used in nontraditional laboratory sites such as physician offices, hospital emergency departments, and health department clinics.
RT consulted leaders in patient monitoring technology to find out how pulse oximetry is evolving and how devices are improving chronic respiratory disease management.
Royal Philips has announced the European launch of the V680 ventilator for hospital respiratory care.