Welcome to Health Care POV | sign in | join

BROWSE BY TAGS

ADVANCE Perspective: Respiratory Views

A Trial of Clinical Trials
December 2, 2016 12:26 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Sarah Sutherland Exciting news for clinical trial researchers! The days of spending more time figuring out how to use your electronic data capture (EDC) — rather than actually conducting research — could be troubles of the past. Recently, Porter Research, Read More...
0 comments »     
Philips' Care Orchestrator to Connect Trilogy Ventilators for Patients with COPD
July 21, 2016 2:01 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By ADVANCE Perspectives From PRNewswire, some exciting news about portable ventilation from Philips Respironics . Philips Respironics has announced that its Trilogy family of portable ventilators, the most widely used ventilators in North America, will Read More...
0 comments »     
What’s in a Sneeze?
March 3, 2016 1:48 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Remember the hubbub about 3D printed firearms a few years ago? The concept of 3D printing in and of itself — certainly one of the more futuristic ideas we’ve brought to life in recent times — is a little bit confounding until you’ve seen Read More...
0 comments »     
Social Media & Sleep
January 27, 2016 2:24 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras In a way that’s paradoxical and ironic, the internet — and app-based social media platforms ostensibly powered by it — makes widely disseminating conspiracy theories about assorted modern technologies (including itself) easier than ever Read More...
0 comments »     
The Inhaler Hacking Arms Race
December 4, 2015 8:02 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There are many, many blog entries and articles written daily which begin something like this: “There’s no getting around the fact that we’re currently living in the age of … [insert modern buzzword here].” Probably everyone is guilty Read More...
0 comments »     
Americans Celebrate 80th Year of Social Security
August 14, 2015 9:05 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
AARP released results of a survey this week as America marks the 80th anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings of support for Social Security, and the survey found several key themes. According Read More...
0 comments »     
High-Tech Game Changers for Poor Sleep
July 23, 2015 3:23 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) this week announced the formation of its new Sleep Technology Council, “a group whose mission will be to support and enable innovations in consumer sleep technology." The council will include participants from several Read More...
0 comments »     
Why Mesothelioma is Often Missed by Doctors
July 9, 2015 1:48 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
Mesothelioma.us, a free online resource devoted to helping people with mesothelioma and their loved ones, has just posted a new study that says the symptoms of the deadly disease often slip by doctors. As the new article on http://mesothelioma.us/ notes, Read More...
0 comments »     
Restorative Sleep Just a Dream for Many Americans
June 25, 2015 2:10 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
New research reveals although eighty percent of physically active adults say they desire eight or more hours of sleep per night, only 41% actually do. Commissioned by mattress maker Nodical Bed , the study explored sleep patterns and attitudes among adults Read More...
0 comments »     
A Stark Reminder of Polio
April 10, 2015 9:19 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Ted Hill, MBE, CEO, The British Polio Fellowship The recent news that 107 children in the U.S. have been left paralyzed from what is being described as a “Polio-like disease” is deeply concerning. It offers a stark reminder of times gone by when the Read More...
0 comments »     
3B Medical Claims Lack Substance, ResMed Says
April 3, 2015 1:41 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
3B Medical Inc., a sleep therapy equipment maker, this week filed suit against competitor ResMed alleging several antitrust violations, reportedly including trying to create a monopoly by “choosing winners and losers in the CMS competitive bidding process Read More...
0 comments »     
From the AARC Congress: Keynote Speaker Urges RTs to Improve Patient-Centered Care
December 7, 2010 12:23 AM by Sharlene George
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality wants to hear from you. The invitation came from AHRQ Director Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, during the keynote address Monday at the American Association for Respiratory Care's 56 th International Respiratory Congress. Read More...
1 comments »     
Internet Computer Program Yields Positive Results
May 28, 2010 1:32 PM by Vern Enge
For years, caregivers have been able to track the health progress of their asthmatic patients via various telephone links. The programs in place monitor variables ranging from peak flows and drug usage to asthma triggers. But older programs may someday Read More...
0 comments »     
European Asthma Consortium Launches R&D Info Web Site
May 5, 2010 3:29 PM by Vern Enge
Are all asthmatics alike? Can severe asthmatics be treated the same as individuals with mild forms? These are interesting questions currently being asked in pulmonary circles everywhere and ones that have considerable bearing on new therapies under consideration. Read More...
0 comments »     
The Beat Goes on at Organ Donor Programs
May 4, 2010 11:53 AM by Mike Bederka
National Donate Life Month came to a close last week with 107,267 people left on the waiting list for life-saving organ transplants. Few respiratory therapists work directly for transplant programs; however, their patients may include those awaiting transplants Read More...
0 comments »     

Search

About this Blog

Keep Me Updated