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Technological Advancements & Trends in Critical Care

April 24, 2019
Innovations in critical care, including intensive care unit (ICU) and surgical/operation procedures, have helped hospitals and healthcare facilities provide better patient care and offer more comfort to those who need it.
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Innovations in critical care, including intensive care unit (ICU) and surgical/operation procedures, have helped hospitals and healthcare facilities provide better patient care and offer more comfort to those who need it. Additionally, doctors and medical staff now have easier access to information such as x-rays and other medical imaging as well as remote monitoring of the health status of patients. In addition to improved care, more automation can also potentially reduce healthcare costs. Traditionally, technologies including medical-grade computers are IT focused with modifications made to meet the needs of critical care. Users are now demanding safer and more reliable solutions along with improved ease of use. In this paper we will examine the various requirements and challenges manufacturers of medical-grade computers and devices will be facing in order to compete in this market. We will also study the new advancement and trends of future medical-grade computers.

This paper highlights:

  • Innovations in medical computing
  • Hurdles and challenges
  • Increased demand for intuitive user interfaces
  • Future devices and requirements