Category: Patient Care Equipment

Patient Care Equipment

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ISMP Expands Smart Infusion Pumps Guidelines

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has published updated guidelines to help healthcare practitioners maximize the intended safety benefits of smart infusion pumps and better position their organizations for bi-directional interoperability with the electronic health record.

Patient Care Equipment

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Home, Suite, Home

In this cover story, 24x7 correspondent Chris Hayhurst explores the evolving—and thriving—home healthcare sector and reveals what it means for HTM professionals. Read on to learn more.

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Medical Mission Trips 101

As a biomed, bringing your talent to a developing world hospital that is struggling for sound medical equipment can be an intensely satisfying experience. For those who are thinking about making a medical mission trip to the developing world for the first time, partnering with an organization that can help prepare supplies and contacts is key to a successful experience.

Infusion Therapy

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Infusion Pump Market to See Strong Growth

According to a new study by ReportBuyer, the global infusion pump market was estimated to be worth $8.1 billion in 2016 and is expected to surge to more than $14.7 billion by 2025. The rise in the geriatric population, along with the increased prevalence of chronic diseases, is expected to boost demand for infusion pumps and drive the global market toward rapid growth.

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Anesthesia

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Global Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market to Reach $38.3 Billion

The global market for anesthesia and respiratory devices is slated to grow from $25.21 billion to $38.29 billion by 2023, surging at a compound annual growth rate of 7.2%. Driving market growth are the rise in respiratory diseases, an increase in surgical procedures, and high rates of tobacco consumption.

Ventilators

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Vyaire Medical Inks Deal to Acquire Imtmedical’s Ventilator Division

Mettawa, Ill.-based Vyaire Medical Inc., a global player in the ventilation technologies market, has signed an agreement to acquire the ventilator business and the imtmedical brand name. The traditional business unit testing devices, including test lungs, will be continued under the brand IMT Analytics and will remain in the possession of the previous ownership.