Wearable Continuous Vital Signs Monitors for NUH and TTSH General Ward Patients

Cadi Scientific won the NHG Healthcare Supplier Awards 2017 for productivity improvement (merit award). The poster is entitled “World’s First Wearable Continuous Vital Signs Monitors for NUH and TTSH General Ward Patients” shown below. To improve patient safety in general wards while reducing nurses’ workload, Cadi Scientific has introduced and implemented the continuous vital signs…

Sotera ViSi Mobile facilitates timely interventions in Singapore hospitals

The ViSi Mobile (Sotera Wireless, San Diego, California, USA) is a wearable patient monitoring system for continuous monitoring of ECG, heart/pulse rate, SpO2, respiration rate, skin temperature, continuous NIBP (cNIBP), posture, and motion. In recent evaluations of the system in hospitals in Singapore, the system detected several critical situations and alerted the caregivers, enabling the…

Wireless temperature monitoring at a Wuxi hospital reduces costs of labor and consumables and chances of spread of infection

中国数学医学 (China Digital Medicine), article in Chinese (extract; original and translated), October 2011: Last paragraph of article (translated): The use of RFID-based temperature sensors to measure temperature represents a change from the manual methods used in the past. Such sensors can be conveniently used for continuous monitoring of critically-ill patients, patients with infectious diseases, and patients…

The use of RFID technology in the ICU

中华医院管理杂志 (Chinese Journal of Hospital Administration), article in Chinese (extract; original and translated), September 2011:   Discussion (translated): The ICU has all kinds of critically ill patients, data from intensive care monitoring, mobile devices, and medical waste. ICU staff faces high workload and high pressure. It is possible to take advantage of the mobility-enabling feature,…