Tag: medical devices

Rob Goodier

An app in the pipeline diagnoses jaundice in newborns

October 14, 2014

A new smartphone application in development now may soon take the guesswork out of diagnosing jaundice in newborns. It’s called...

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Rob Goodier

Feedback sought on a prototype of a medical device sterilization tool

August 17, 2014

A schematic of the device with its bags and console. A device that fills plastic bags with non-thermal, room-temperature...

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Amro Gazlan

A better way to evaluate ecg readings for telemedicine

June 29, 2014

This report is from the first IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference, held in Montreal June 1 to 4....

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Rob Goodier

Low-Cost Calibrators & Hearing Tests

January 8, 2014

A good design idea or the right tip could help a medical organization in Cambodia that specializes in hearing...

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Rob Goodier

Steam cleaning: Nanoparticles and sunlight heat up the sanitation field

August 9, 2013

In the end of the 1994 bomb-on-a-bus blockbuster Speed, Keanu Reeves has an idea for fixing his problem with...

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Rob Goodier

E4C Solutions: A solar autoclave for off-grid medical centers

June 28, 2013

Photo courtesy of Adam Compton In this series, we feature technological solutions that our members have proposed. If you...

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Rob Goodier

ASME iShow – Coriolis Hematocrit Centrifuge – Engineering for Change

June 26, 2013

Low-budget engineering virtuosos at MIT have transformed a gear box from an electric drill into a hand-cranked centrifuge for...

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Rob Goodier

A new low-cost device diagnoses HIV in developing countries

February 11, 2013

Results are in from a test run in Rwanda for a simple handheld device that diagnoses HIV and wirelessly...

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Rob Goodier

The Wound Pump can triple patients’ healing rate

November 13, 2012

This innovation is one of our Promising Prototypes of IEEE’s Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in Seattle Oct. 30 – Nov...

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Rob Goodier

Semipermanent Cheap ECG Pad

May 1, 2008

Often medical supplies are expensive and difficult to get in developing countries. Even when hospitals and clinics have the...

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