Technology for a growing healthcare crisis

    As healthcare systems around the world struggle to keep pace with the rapidly growing number of patients, officials are doing their best to increase patient capacity in every conceivable environment. Patient beds fill hospital corridors. Provisional hospitals, tents, convention centers and even naval ships are taking on the overflow. As a result, I’ve recently been […]

      How to improve sustainability using smart surveillance

      More and more organizations are striving to have more sustainable business practices. For example, some are adopting practices of the circular economy, a sustainable economic model which focuses on three principles: Excluding from product design those materials that can cause waste and pollution, and/or cannot be recycled; Keeping products and materials in use for the […]

        How can video improve patient care?

        Healthcare facilities have long used video for protecting people and property, but how can traditional video surveillance be used to improve patient monitoring and care? A complement to telemetry for critical care monitoring Cardiac monitors, ventilators, infusion pumps… The machines that medical professionals rely on to sustain life and monitor the critically ill, can also […]

          Top 5 strategies for reliable fall detection

          According to the World Health Organization, falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. And a staggering 37.3 million falls are severe enough to require medical attention each year. A wide range of factors contribute to fall risk, such as environmental hazards, illness, neurological and mental conditions, muscle weakness, poor […]

            Keeping problems out with an integrated approach to logistics

            In a multichannel world, where the consumer is increasingly moving online and increasing their expectations for customer service and speed of delivery, online retailers are faced with several logistical issues. Logistics provide a key role in the supply chain, handling the product stocking and shipping. This fragmented market proves a challenge in itself: Multiple parties […]