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    The dirtiest place in healthcare facilities is the bottom of the shoes walking around them, according to DETECTO. At Medica, the New York-based manufacturer presented its brand new HealthySole. This device, which resembles a scale, has been shown to kill 99% of exposed shoe bottom microorganisms, such as bacterial and...

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    The healthcare industry’s digital systems and devices are under attack as never before.   This year, numerous hospitals across the United States have been the victims of so-called ransomware—malicious software that blocks access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. For example, the Hollywood Presbyterian...

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    Presented at ArabHealth in Dubai in late January, the newly opened  Dr. Sulaiman Al-Habib Digital Hospital in the United Arab Emirates biggest city is fully equipped with the latest technology, making it a real hospital of the future. Smart App It starts with the hospital’s app through which a patient can find the...

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    The MA-0935 Acetone Recycler manufactured by MEDIS Medical Technology is designed to recover acetone used in plastination, a technique used in anatomy labs to preserve bodies and body parts. According to the German company, it represents an “enormous cost saving factor” but also “an enormous environment protection...

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    As large consumers of energy and producers of waste, more and more hospitals around the world are beginning to see the benefits of reducing their impact on the environment. An educational campaign at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia in the United States has reduced biohazard waste by 14%, leading to a cost...

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    Historically, the most common way of getting rid of medical waste has been to incinerate it. Unfortunately, the result was, and still is far from being environmentally friendly. The process releases dangerous pollutant gases into the atmosphere, especially dioxin, highly carcinogenic and non-biodegradable, furans and...

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    Health restrictions such as stiff ligaments, broken bones or joint issues alter the normal routine of performing daily tasks, making a patient’s life extremely uncomfortable. The areas that become the most challenging are bathing and dressing. Several innovative solutions were displayed at ISH, a water and air product...

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