MEDICAL DEVICES

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. 

Redefining Art of Analyzing Medical Machine Logs: Glassbeam Q2 Milestones and Momentum

Puneet Pandit
Jul 17, 2018

Most would consider analytics a science. The Glassbeam team considers analytics an art of combining impermeable truth from machine logs with deep healthcare domain expertise.  As we expand our penetration of the healthcare market after spending years in the data center world, where the gold standard for machine uptime was 99.999 percent, we have recognized a huge opportunity since the acceptable machine uptime for medical equipment ranged from 90 to 97 percent.

Data Doesn’t Lie: 5 Ways Hospitals Can Use Machine Log Data

Pawan Jheeta
Jul 04, 2018

Maximizing uptime of diagnostic equipment is vital to both patients and healthcare organizations. As medical imaging equipment becomes more sophisticated and the need for healthcare organizations to improve their availability becomes more acute, so does the value of machine log data and advanced analytics. Here, we’ve listed several important ways that hospitals can use machine log data and predictive/prescriptive analytics to optimize operational efficiency and revenues.

Machine Learning Based Anomaly Detection: Driving Proactive Machine Maintenance

Mohammed Guller
Jun 20, 2018

Medical imaging or diagnostic equipment such as Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasound, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) devices play a critical role in modern healthcare. But while these devices enable healthcare providers to better diagnosis their patients' and provide an optimal treatment plan, they are also very expensive to maintain.

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.

How glassbeam helps product marketers

Mar 20, 2015

A lot of IOT Analytics use cases are centered around benefits to IT groups – however, good analysis of machine data is tremendously useful for many other stakeholders inside an organization. Today, we will focus on how our Analytics are tremendously useful for Product Marketing groups.