Navigation Links
Hoana Medical Expands Partnership With The Queen's Medical Center to Improve Patient Safety
Date:8/5/2008

Visionary Hawai'i Hospital Expands Cutting-Edge Patient Safety Technology

HONOLULU, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoana Medical, Inc. announced today that The Queen's Medical Center will equip 100 additional medical-surgical floor hospital beds with Hoana's LifeBed(TM) Patient Vigilance Systems (LifeBed), bringing the total number LifeBed's available at Queen's to about 150. Hoana's technology transforms any bed into a LifeBed, which invisibly tracks a patient's basic vital signs without any connection to the patient whatsoever. However, if the patient is in trouble, the LifeBed alerts the nurse -- essentially providing "another set of eyes" to look after the patient.

"We are excited about the LifeBed because it has improved our quality of care. Typically medical-surgical nurses care for four to five patients. The LifeBed operates like a surveillance system that provides another set of 'eyes' that monitor the patient's condition," said Cindy Kamikawa, chief nursing officer at Queen's. "Changes in a patient's condition from due to medications, changes in physiologic conditions, or other treatments are identified early by the LifeBed, which results in early interventions and positively impacts patient outcome."

"Queen's is an excellent partner. It's great to work with visionary leadership at the national forefront in patient quality and safety," said Dr. Patrick Sullivan, CEO of Hoana Medical.

"Research has shown that rapid response teams (RRT) are not effective if the patient is found too late -- many times patients are found in critical condition, or even deceased, also referred to as a 'dead in bed,'" said Dr. Larry Burgess, vice president of medical affairs for Hoana Medical and a practicing ENT surgeon and Professor at the University of Hawai'i John Burns School of Medicine. "The Joint Commission's (hospital accreditation authority) newly released patient safety goals for 2009 highlight the fact that merely responding to a patient in need
'/>"/>

SOURCE Hoana Medical, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Hoana Medical, Inc. Awarded a Federal Supply Contract Through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
2. Psychoanalysts to convene annual meeting June 18-22 in Atlanta
3. Working with children with autistic spectrum disorder: Psychoanalysis and neurobiology
4. Uses of medications in psychoanalysis
5. St. Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York Select Telanetix Telepresence Solution
6. Global Leader In Age Management Announces New Indiana Medical Center
7. Collaborative Efforts Prove Effective for QHR Client Hospital Gritman Medical Center and Neighboring Pullman Regional Hospital
8. ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter Results
9. AIDS Action Committee Applauds Legislature for Taking Action to Protect Patient Privacy Within New Electronic Medical Records System
10. Navilyst Medical Announces Global Debut Today : Former Boston Scientific Business Units Combine to Lead Fluid Management and Vascular Access Markets
11. Medical Justice Services Inc. Now Offers Online Anti-Defamation Service
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... Physicians in China are most eagerly awaiting a ... lymphoma (NHL), according to a new report from ... MabThera is the only biologic available to treat diffuse ... NHL. , According to Kantar Health’s report, “Biosimilars in ... in China has been growing and is expected to ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Super Saturday, the last Saturday before ... the busiest day in the 2014 holiday shopping season. ... had a steady pre-Christmas stream of customers, ready to ... , “I definitely intend to take advantage…of the recreational ... who was enjoying The Grass Station’s holiday sale on ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Only weeks following the ... mid-western cities to have a battery manufacturer create 29 ... ( http://www.talklocal.com ) is launching in Henderson to ... , “A strong manufacturing sector is going to build ... Singh explained, “and TalkLocal works with small businesses that ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... In recognition of Veteran’s Day, Discount Labels ... a local organization that provides services to veterans and ... on a couple hundred acres in the hills of ... class fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, 4-wheeling, skeet shooting, ... ago to support U.S. Service men and women, police ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Pasadena ... offering consultations for sleep apnea. Drowsy drivers are 15 ... drivers who are well-rested, and some experts believe that ... roads as intoxicated drivers. Unfortunately, millions of Americans may ... American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 18 million Americans ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 2Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 3Health News:Customers at Colorado’s Grass Station Say They’re Enjoying the Experience of Legally Purchasing Marijuana this Year to Give as Christmas Presents to Friends and Family 2Health News:TalkLocal Launches in Henderson Weeks Following New Megafactory, New Jobs Announcement 2Health News:Discount Labels Donates Portion of November Sales to Hero Reward Program 2Health News:Pasadena Dentist, Dr. Marine Martirosyan, Now Offers Consultations for Sleep Apnea 2
... adolescents and young adults finds that an extensive set ... of asthma attacks in participants who both receive care ... This finding differs from previous reports suggesting that ... future asthma attacks. These earlier conclusions, however, were based ...
... of blocking the formation of specific protein clumps that ... been discovered by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania ... they have identified drug-like inhibitors of AD tau protein ... Co-authors Alex Crowe, Research Specialist; Kurt R. ...
... , , Campaign couples power ... , HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ... Health Action Now campaign with a multimillion-dollar national advertising and grassroots ... dependable, affordable health insurance. The Association,s paid advertising -- available ...
... , PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10 DynaVox Mayer-Johnson, ... for individuals with speech, language and learning disabilities, today ... standard for hand-held speech solutions by bringing together comprehensive ... of mainstream communication features. , , ...
... other contact sports, study finds , MONDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay ... about the same rate as in baseball and football, deaths ... common in lacrosse, new research shows. , Lacrosse has swept ... making it the fastest-growing youth sport in the country. The ...
... , , HUDSON, Mass., Aug. 10 ... provider of high performance interconnect solutions for the most ... series circular connectors were selected by SynCardia Systems, Inc. ... to provide critical interconnect reliability for their Freedom(TM) driver, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:NIAID media availability: Still searching for predictors of asthma attacks 2Health News:New class of compounds discovered for potential Alzheimer's disease drug 2Health News:New class of compounds discovered for potential Alzheimer's disease drug 3Health News:Multimillion-Dollar AARP Campaign Busts the Myths of the Health Care Debate 2Health News:Multimillion-Dollar AARP Campaign Busts the Myths of the Health Care Debate 3Health News:DynaVox Mayer-Johnson Announces the Xpress 2Health News:DynaVox Mayer-Johnson Announces the Xpress 3Health News:Blows to the Chest Up Death Risk for Lacrosse Players 2Health News:Blows to the Chest Up Death Risk for Lacrosse Players 3Health News:Hypertronics HyperGrip(R) and D Series Connectors Selected for SynCardia's Total Artificial Heart 2
(Date:12/22/2014)... VIEJO, Calif. , Dec. 22, 2014 ... into expanded corporate offices in Aliso Viejo ... announced that due to the tremendous growth and worldwide ... needed. Sales of patented SnoreRx, the anti snore cure ... offices. He said, "We are now in 23 ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today announced ... Officer of the company, effective December 22, 2014. ... Board of Directors of ConvaTec thanks Mr. Berger for ... years," said Magnus Lundberg , the Chairman of ... company is well positioned for the future."  The company ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014  Mark Farrah Associates (MFA), www.markfarrah.com ... of the 2015 marketplace exchange projections and insights ... According to a recent ASPE (Office of ... of Health and Human Services) report, an estimated ... plans through the Marketplace as of October 2014 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014 2Insights into the Marketplace and Individual Market Growth 2
... importance of dedicated information management systems for radiation ... most recent version of its MOSAIQ® Oncology Information ... Systems Society,s 2012 conference (HIMSS12), Feb. 20-24, in ... comprehensive OIS that centralizes traditional radiation oncology, particle ...
... Feb. 16, 2012  Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: ... previously announced sale of 17,857,143 shares of its common ... of approximately $5.0 million, before deducting placement agent,s fees ... investors participating in the offering purchased the shares at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Elekta Highlights Latest Version of MOSAIQ Oncology Information System at HIMSS12 Meeting 2Cardium Announces Closing of $5.0 Million Equity Financing 2Cardium Announces Closing of $5.0 Million Equity Financing 3
Research Series 2100 Adjustable-volume Pipette,100-1,000 l, single-channel with adjustable-volume setting...
... first Sysmex hematology analyzer designed for a ... its small footprint, closed tube sampling, and ... of whole blood sample, you have a ... the emergency room, surgical suite, or small ...
... The Integrity family of pacemakers ... and truly automatic devices in today's ... combination of automated features and diagnostic ... popular and proven Affinity pacemakers platform. ...
... PT System is an in vitro diagnostic ... results, expressed in seconds and INR units. ... It is intended for use by health ... to monitor patients who are on warfarin-type ...
Medicine Products: