Tag Archives: Medical

UV-C Enclosure to Disinfect Medical and Personal Protective Equipment

UV-Concepts, an Englewood, Colorado firm, is unveiling a new product that uses ultraviolet light to disinfect all kinds of portable medical equipment. The UV-C Enclosure (UVE) is a large reflective chamber inside of which anything from wheelchairs to mobile nurse computer stations can be disinfected within about a minute. The UVE relies on fluorescent tubes… Read More »

How Will COVID-19 Impact Medical Malpractice, Healthcare Worker’s Comp Insurance? | WTF Health

COVID-19 Apr 15, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH COVID-19 testing in grocery store parking lots. Clinicians crossing state lines to practice in hard-hit hospitals miles away from their health system. ICU doctors made to shore up shortages of ventilators by adapting medical equipment from its intended purpose. Are these just medical malpractice suits waiting… Read More »

Sourcing Digital Health for COVID-19? Mount Sinai’s Medical Innovation Lead Has Advice | WTF Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH As hospitals, health systems, and physician practices look to quickly scale up their digital health, telehealth, and remote monitoring offerings to adjust their delivery systems to the COVID-19 pandemic, what questions should they be asking health tech companies in order to make the right decisions? And, how can these health… Read More »

Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — As most 2020 medical conferences have, one by one, been canceled or rescheduled as virtual meetings in the time of a pandemic, some physicians and other healthcare professionals are wondering if this is the year that will change the scene forever. Amid the choruses of… Read More »

Amid mounting shortage, 5 facts about the nation’s stockpile of emergency medical supplies

Healthcare workers on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 say there aren’t enough supplies for what’s likely to come next as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States.  As case numbers rise, doctors, nurses and others have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #GetMePPE — referring to personal protective equipment,… Read More »