Smith & Nephew’s OXINIUM™ Technology for Hips could save the US Health System an estimated $296 Million in 2020

admin/ mai 22, 2019/ Materiale/ 1 comments

LONDON, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, today presented new data at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Annual Meeting in New Orleans. This data, presented for the first time, compared 90-day episode of care outcomes for its proprietary OXINIUM™, Oxidized Zirconium alloy, bearing surface with all other non-OXINIUM bearing

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Alexa is currently the voice assistant most often used by hospitals

admin/ mai 10, 2019/ tehnologii/ 6 comments

Los Angeles medical center Cedars-Sinai is currently piloting a program that places Amazon Echos in more than 100 patient rooms. The smart speakers use Aiva, a voice assistant platform for healthcare, and is intended to help patients communicate with their caregivers. Letting patients use Alexa to perform basic tasks like changing TV channels also frees up nurses to perform medical care. Backed by Amazon’s  Alexa Fund and

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3M manages its wounds with Acelity buy

admin/ mai 4, 2019/ Fuziune și Achiziție/ 0 comments

Acelity falls to 3M, but the conglomerate has taken on a great deal of debt and could see its credit rating fall. If you want to distract from some fairly miserable financial results, announcing a multibillion-dollar acquisition is one way to do it. 3M’s purchase of the wound care group Acelity for $6.73bn comes on the heels of a wretched

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