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United States : PARALLAX ENTERPRISES looks at issue of preventable medical errors in new way

August 2, 2014



From combined software and services solutions to health information exchanges (HIE) of healthcare-related data among facilities, on to electronic medical records (EMR) and the medical hardware commended by surgeons, a number of initiatives have been taking place in the sector of healthcare to boost patients' overall safety and satisfaction.

A Maryland-based healthcare technology, Parallax Enterprises, LLC, is among those organizations committed to increasing communication in the operating room and looking at the issue of preventable medical errors in a new way.

The aim is to reduce preventable patient morbidity and mortality through the use of the CHaRM system, an Aviation-Inspired Patient Safety System that is based on an aircraft safety checklist.

The company says : " It is a highly advanced information-gathering platform, which tracks and records every detail of a procedure, with respect to both the patient and the physician."

Chief operating officer for Amadeus Consulting, Jay Millard, said its team has developed a revolutionary technology, 'Gold Release' software, for CHaRM, which helps decrease medical errors.

He added that this applies "incorporated gesture-sensitive and voice-recognition technology using Kinect for Windows, which allows surgeons to run through a customized e-checklist within a sterile operating room environment."

Medical staff can use intuitive navigation screens "with a Windows Presentation Foundation graphical subsystem and Kendo UI framework,", to access patients' info.


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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