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NEUCHÂTEL, Suisse-Mardi 7 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Masimo (NASDAQ : MASI) a annoncé aujourd'hui la mise sur le marché limitée du score d'alerte précoce (SAP) sur la plateforme de surveillance du patient et de connectivité Root®. SAP compile les informations provenant de multiples observations des signes vitaux et cliniques pour générer un score représentant le niveau de détérioration potentiel du patient. Root, qui fonctionne de pair avec les mesures Pulse CO-Oximeters® Radical-7® ou Radius-7® et Masimo Open Connect™ (MOC-9™), est doté de l'oximétrie pulsée Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™, la CO-oxymétrie de pouls rainbow SET™, la surveillance de la capnographie et des gaz Nomoline™, la surveillance de la fonction cérébrale SedLine®, l'oximétrie régionale O3™, ainsi que la surveillance de la tension artérielle SunTech® et de la température Welch Allyn®. Masimo SET® aide les cliniciens à surveiller la saturation en oxygène et le pouls durant ... Read more »
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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the limited market release of Early Warning Score (EWS) on the Root® patient monitoring and connectivity platform. EWS aggregates information from multiple vital signs and clinical observations to generate a score that represents the potential degree of patient deterioration. Root, which works in conjunction with Radical-7® or Radius-7® Pulse CO-Oximeters® and Masimo Open Connect™ (MOC-9™) measurements, features Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry, rainbow SET™ pulse CO-Oximetry, Nomoline™ capnography and gas monitoring, SedLine® brain function monitoring, O3™ regional oximetry, and SunTech® blood pressure and Welch Allyn® temperature monitoring. Masimo SET® helps clinicians monitor oxygen saturation and pulse rate during motion and low perfusion for more than 100 million patients a year1 and is the primary pulse oximetry technology ... Read more »
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IRVING, Texas-Mardi 7 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) a annoncé aujourd'hui que la Guinée Alumina Corporation SA (GAC) a attribué à Fluor un contrat de consultation d'ingénierie et de gestion de programme pour une mine de bauxite majeure dans la région de Boké en Guinée en Afrique. Fluor a fixé la valeur du contrat d'environ 700 millions de dollars dans le carnet de commandes au cours du quatrième trimestre de l'année 2016. En collaboration avec GAC, Fluor gérera le développement d'une mine de bauxite de 12 millions de tonnes par an, un terminal d'exportation dédié à Port Kamsar et la modernisation des infrastructures ferroviaires et d'autres infrastructures. La mine, qui devrait commencer sa production en 2018, fournira des matières premières de haute qualité pour les installations de production d'alumine à l'échelle mondiale. Fluor a clôturé avec succès l'étude de faisabilité pour la GAC au cours du deuxième trimestre de l'année 2016. " ... Read more »
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OSAKA, Japan-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions Co., Ltd. ("PSCS", Head Office: Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture; President: Kazuhiro Koyama) has reached an agreement with United Microelectronics Corporation ("UMC", Head Office: Hsinchu City, Taiwan, CEO: Po Wen Yen) on the joint development of mass production process for next generation 40nm ReRAM[1]. ReRAM, alike flash memory [2] currently in widespread use, is a type of non-volatile memory[3]. The device features a simple structure, high-speed processing, and low power consumption. PSCS started ReRAM mass production using a 180nm process in 2013, and is currently supplying its 8-bit microcomputer MN101LR series for low power consumption applications such as in portable healthcare devices. The company was the first to test and verify the high reliability of memory arrays by 40nm process. The agreed cooperative project will enable the integration of 40nm ReRAM process technol ... Read more »
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Les lauréats des Prix humanitaires ont également été annoncés DANA POINT, Californie-Mardi 7 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--La Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) a annoncé aujourd'hui lors du 5e Sommet annuel scientifique et technologique sur la sécurité des patients que 69 519 vies avaient été sauvées en 2016, grâce aux efforts de plus de 3 526 hôpitaux engagés en faveur de la sécurité des patients et de 70 sociétés de technologies de la santé ayant signé un engagement pour l'accès libre aux données. Lors de son discours d'ouverture formulé le premier jour du Sommet, l'ancien vice-président Joe Biden a souligné l'importance de « refuser de reporter » la lutte visant à atteindre l'objectif de zéro décès évitable d'ici 2020. Selon ses termes : « Nous ne pouvons accepter de dépenser des milliards en nouvelles thérapies exceptionnelles destinées à sauver des vies face au cancer, si c'est pour les perdre de manière tragique à cause d'erreurs prévisibles. » Joe ... Read more »
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IRVING, Texas -Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Guinea Alumina Corporation S.A. (GAC) has awarded Fluor an engineering and program management consultancy contract for a major bauxite mine in the Boké region of Guinea, Africa. Fluor booked the approximately $700 million contract value into backlog in the fourth quarter of 2016. Working alongside GAC, Fluor will manage the development of a 12 million-tonne-per-annum bauxite mine, a dedicated export terminal in Port Kamsar and rail and other infrastructure upgrades. The mine, which is scheduled to begin production in 2018, will supply high-quality raw materials for alumina production facilities globally. Fluor successfully completed the feasibility study for GAC in the second quarter of 2016. “Fluor has worked with GAC since the preliminary phase of the project to develop a customized, capital-efficient design to meet the company’s unique business objectives, ... Read more »
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DANA POINT, Californie-Mardi 7 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Lors du 5ème Sommet annuel mondial sur la sécurité des patients, la science et la technologie (Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit), les lauréats des Prix de l'Innovation (Innovation Awards) de cette année ont été désignés. Le sommet annuel a réuni des centaines de professionnels de la santé, d'administrateurs d'hôpitaux, de cadres de la technologie médicale et de défenseurs des droits des patients pour discuter des défis et des processus et procédures innovants qui contribueront à supprimer les plus de 200 000 décès évitables de patients qui se produisent chaque année dans les hôpitaux américains et les millions d'autres qui ont lieu à travers le monde. Les trois lauréats du Prix de l'innovation 2016 ont été sélectionnés parmi plus de 100 produits et procédés innovants, présentés par des créateurs et des entrepreneurs qui contribuent à la suppression des décès évitables des patients. Re ... Read more »
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Humanitarian Award Winners Announced DANA POINT, Calif.-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today, at the 5th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, that 69,519 lives were saved in 2016, thanks to the efforts of more than 3526 hospitals committing to patient safety and the 70 healthcare technology companies who have signed an open data pledge. During his keynote address on the first day of the Summit, former Vice President Joe Biden noted the importance of being “unwilling to postpone” the fight to achieve zero preventable deaths by 2020. As he stated, “We cannot spend billions on sublime new therapies to save lives from cancer, only to lose them tragically as a consequence of predictable mistakes.” Joe Kiani, Founder of the Patient Safety Movement, spoke of the progress made during 2016: “By January 2016 we announced 24,643 lives were saved, and we made the goal to reach 50,000 lives sa ... Read more »
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DANA POINT, Calif.-Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, the winners of this year’s Innovation Awards were announced. The annual summit convened hundreds of medical professionals, hospital administrators, medical technology executives, and patient advocates to discuss the challenges and innovative processes and procedures that will help eliminate the more than 200,000 preventable patient deaths that occur in US hospitals, and millions more worldwide, annually. The three 2016 Innovation Award winners were selected from among more than 100 innovative products and processes submitted by inventors and entrepreneurs, all focused on helping to eliminate preventable patient deaths. The winner of the first-place, $50,000 prize, is ReavillMED, LLC, for its infusion inserted central lines procedure. The second prize of $25,000 was awarded to eBroselow, LLC, for SafeDose Scan. The third prize of $10,000 w ... Read more »
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