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…

Trial at Singapore General Hospital uses wireless sensors to automatically monitor patients’ temperature and locations

Straits Times, news articles (extract), February 28, 2006:   Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is transforming the way doctors and nurses monitor patients’ temperatures and movements — reducing paperwork and the need of labour-intensive records. In a $100,000 trial that began last Monday, patients in the orthopaedic ward are each tagged with 30mm diameter ThermoSensor disc…