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CASE STUDY: Health System Seeks Better Way to Use Portable Ultrasound Device


CASE STUDY: Health System Seeks Better Way to Use Portable Ultrasound Device

The Philips Lumify is a portable ultrasound device with multiple transducers that enables users to simply download a mobile application onto a smart device, plug in the transducer, and go. This technology’s extreme mobility and ease of use provides healthcare professionals more ways to treat patients on the scene, particularly during emergencies or while circulating among various patient…

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Tablets in Healthcare


Tablets in Healthcare

The ability to gather and access information with the touch of a fingertip, and carry it around wherever you go, is invaluable for those working in healthcare. It is for this reason that the healthcare industry has long dreamed of ways to harness the features of tablets and mobile devices. As this technology has evolved and developed in recent years, medical device manufacturers are rapidly…

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Helping ECG Device Makers Create Optimal Workflows


Helping ECG Device Makers Create Optimal Workflows

The cardiograph is a staple medical device within health organizations. Better known as an EKG or ECG, this common diagnostic tool is used to detect heart defects or monitor cardiac conditions during and after a health event. Whether used with remote monitors during stress tests or electrodes tethered to a bed- or chair-bound patient, it’s important that displays on these devices be…

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Making More ‘Headway’ in Hospital Room Design


Making More ‘Headway’ in Hospital Room Design

So often when we go into a patient room to demo GCX products, we discover that there are space limitations that make the safe and ergonomic use of medical devices challenging. This is especially common when it comes to headwalls, which, once installed, become part of a room’s architecture and are designed to clear clutter and provide easier access to lifesaving equipment and patient…

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Paralyzed Patients Use Technology to Engage with their Care Team and Families

Not long ago, GCX unveiled a new Patient Engagement Table, a hospital-grade over-bed table with an adjustable arm that places a tablet or other electronic device in easy-to-use positions for hospitalized patients. It was designed to improve the individual patient experience, as well as relieve some of the workload for busy nurses.  The response to initial use of the Patient Engagement…

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