31 May '13, 9am

Taiwan's electronic medicine outperforms drugs @eetimes by @NextGenLog

Taiwan's electronic medicine outperforms drugs @eetimes by @NextGenLog

TAIPEI--Taiwan is perhaps best known for its expertise in consumer electronics, but by pioneering solutions to pressing problems in medicine, the island country hopes to take the lead in medical electronics too. At its National Taiwan Hospital located on the campus of National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan's national aspirations to become a medical electronics leader are taking shape. Clinical trials at NTH--a teaching hospital for the Taipei Imperial University Medical School--have become the proving ground for NTU's medical electronics. Many medial diagnostics advances have been proven out at NTH already, but perhaps its most synergistic accomplishment to date is a wireless sensor pod, including an electrocardiograph (EKG) sensor, that will spearhead a nation-wide wireless medical monitoring facility that is currently in clinical testing at NTH. Designed by principle i...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/design/medical-design/4415346/Taiw...

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