Medical Device Connectivity

By Jonah Comstock 08:39 am March 12, 2015
Lack of medical device connectivity and interoperability are big contributors to preventable medical errors, according to a recent survey of nurses. According to the 526 registered nurses who participated in the survey, which was commissioned by the Gary and Mary West Health Institute and conducted by Harris Poll, nurses end up shouldering a lot of the burden of medical devices and electronic...
By Brian Dolan 04:31 am December 5, 2013
Last year the global medical device connectivity market was worth $3.5 billion, according to a recent report from Transparency Market Research. The firm expects the market to hit $33.5 billion by 2019 with an impressive compound annual growth rate of nearly 38 percent between 2013 and 2019. Citing the increasing adoption of electronic medical records, Transparency says North America was the...
By Brian Dolan 04:23 am August 30, 2012
Every year Inc. Magazine publishes a list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. While the publication's method has its drawbacks, the resulting list is much more concrete than many of the subjective lists of top companies, apps, or products floating around. Inc. ranks companies by percent growth in revenue over the course of the past few years. What's more Inc. publishes...
By Brian Dolan 09:36 am September 21, 2009
Wireless medical devices need to consider hospital's WLAN: Medical Connectivity's Brian McAlpine shares his thoughts on the Medical Device Connectivity event in Cambridge last week in a post over at MC, which conclude with an assessment of wireless integration into medical devices done right: "Dealing with the identification of wireless device data from mobile and transient medical devices brings...
By Brian Dolan 06:05 am September 15, 2009
Tim Gee, Principal at Medical Connectivity Consulting and the chair of the Medical Device Connectivity conference in Boston last week laid out the market opportunity for wireless sensors in healthcare. Gee broke down some of the drivers for the recent interest in medical sensors, outlined use cases and dissected the market for the more than 200 attendees at last week's event. What is driving...