MEDICAL DEVICES

In Case You Missed It: RSNA 2018 Highlights, Trends and Takeaways

Puneet Pandit
Dec 21, 2018

After a great week at RSNA 2018 in Chicago, we want to share some of the top trends and takeaways from the show. The Glassbeam booth was buzzing throughout the five-day show. We discussed the most relevant topics and challenges for radiology technicians and clinical engineering departments with our many booth visitors.

Glassbeam Preview at RSNA - New Partners, Solutions and Demos

Puneet Pandit
Nov 21, 2018

Our vison at Glassbeam is to create extraordinary outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve by harnessing the power of connected machines. Our mission is to simplify and bring clarity to the world of complex connected machine data. In the world of healthcare, that equates to an integrated view of equipment health, performance and utilization across all medical equipment types and manufacturers.

How Much Does Equipment Downtime Cost Hospitals? And Other Common Questions about Glassbeam.

John Ferraro
Nov 19, 2018

As the head of the Glassbeam sales team, there are few questions that I often hear from our customers that I would like to address. Below, you will find answers to the most common questions that we get about Glassbeam’s machine data analytics solution. In the first of this two-part series, I’ll address common questions about Glassbeam offerings, implementation and security. In part two, we’ll discuss Glassbeam and OEM service agreements. And of course, if you get to the end and find that you want to know more, we’re here to help.

Glassbeam Q3 Highlights: Expanded Partnerships, Solution Capabilities and HIPAA Compliance

Puneet Pandit
Oct 03, 2018

We are now three quarters of the way through 2018 and very proud of our team’s many accomplishments this year. From new offerings and partnerships to certifications and industry event participation, we have made great strides towards our goal of expanding our advanced analytics offerings to include support for more healthcare equipment types and manufacturers.

How Investing in Environmental Monitoring Can Save You Time, Money and Headaches

Pawan Jheeta
Sep 20, 2018

In part one of this blog series, I introduced the Glassbeam EVM (Environmental Variable Monitoring) solution and explained the importance of using the EVM solution to collect environmental telemetry data such as compressor power, water inlet and outlet temperature, room humidity, and temperature readings every few seconds.

How Monitoring Environmental Factors Can Optimize Medical Equipment Performance

Pawan Jheeta
Aug 28, 2018

Factors like humidity, room or tube temperature, and equipment water flow impact medical device performance more than you may realize.  

Machine Data Analytics from Glassbeam: The Antidote to a Challenging Environment

Puneet Pandit
Jul 24, 2018

It is well known that margins in the medical device industry are eroding, partly due to the fact that nearly all health care providers are involved in some type of group purchasing organization (GPO) and that GPOs account for nearly three-quarters of provider purchases. 

What’s New in Medical Equipment: 2018 AAMI Conference Highlights and Glassbeam Announcements

David Sawatzke
Jun 08, 2018

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Conference and Expo is a big stage for conversations about innovation, advancements and security for medical equipment. Our team recently attended the 2018 expo in Long Beach, CA, and we were thrilled to mingle with like-minded industry professionals who share our interests in the advancement of medical instrumentation.

New FDA Report Highlights the Importance of Servicing Medical Devices

Puneet Pandit
Jun 05, 2018

This month, the FDA issued a report that focused on the quality, safety, and effectiveness of servicing of medical devices.

If It’s Not Broken You Can Still Fix It: ISOs See Value of Predictive Analytics

David Sawatzke
May 24, 2018

Capital expenditures for healthcare equipment totaled more than $350 billion in 2016, according to Harbor Research. Healthcare organizations and Independent Service Organizations (ISOs) are now turning to AI and machine learning to predict and prevent equipment failures and reduce operational costs.

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