ICU

By Laura Lovett December 6, 2017
Using wearable sensors, researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a new method for tracking how nurses in the intensive care unit (ICU) spend their shifts.  The method uses a Near Field Electromagnetic Ranging (NFER) system, where nurses wear nonintrusive sensors during their shift. Routers placed around the unit track the devices worn by the nurses so researchers can see what...
By Jonah Comstock March 17, 2015
The Project Emerge app at Johns Hopkins. As hospitals bring remote patient monitoring and connected apps into their intensive care units, they're finding opportunities to not just increase efficiency of care, but also to improve the experience of being in or of having a family member in the ICU, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ article focuses on three different...
By Brian Dolan January 5, 2010
Juniper Research analyst Anthony Cox believes that 2010 sees mHealth iniativies "shaping up": "It may still be early days for mHealth to provide a consistent (and significant) revenue stream to operators, but don’t write it off just yet," Cox writes over at Juniper Research's blog. "The launch by Vodafone’s CEO Vittorio Colao of its mHealth business unit could be coming at a time when the mobile...