Is ISO/IEEE 11073 a Viable Standard?

With all the buzz about a national health IT infrastructure, electronic health record interoperability, and standards, increasing focus has come to the medical device connectivity standard known as IEEE 1073.

Respironics

Celebrating 30 years in business, Respironics, Murrysville, Pa, specializes in noninvasive ventilation technology and sleep equipment. The company’s critical care services division won the M2M Value Chain Aw

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FEBRUARY Virginia Biomedical Association 2007 Winter Meeting February 9 Wintergreen, Va www.vabiomed.org Patton Consultants Service Parts Management Training February 19–21 Grapevin

Pulse Oximeters

Pronk Technologies South Pasadena, Calif-based Pronk Technologies has introduced its new OxSim pulse oximeter tester. Small enough to fit in a hand, the OxSim provides eight hours of continuous SpO2 simulation on a single AA batt

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Medical-grade power strip, online marketplace, lung simulator, and x-ray calibration.

Interactive IT at HIMSS

Clinical engineers (CEs) and technology managers who want to better understand the convergence of medical technology with information technology (IT), establish stronger interfaces with their IT counterparts, a

Going Under: Anesthesia Equipment

Over the years, anesthesia equipment has evolved from simple pneumatic devices to sophisticated computer-based systems, but the basic objective remains the same: to safely put someone to sleep and wake them up again.

Moving Forward

The New Year brings with it the anticipation of change and transformation, and marks a new start where one can put the less-than-perfect instances of the previous year behind and build a new future. U

JCAHO

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