Master’s Thesis: Safely Using Medical Technology
07.05.2018 | Master’s and Bachelor’s ThesisCan the quality management standard ISO 9001:2015 contribute to the minimization of application errors with medical devices? This master’s thesis determines certain cause variables of risk and opportunity identification.
27.04.2018 | Construction and Planning40% of a hospital’s added value is created in the operating room. Considering the rapid technological advancement, flexibility in this economically important area of healthcare is one of the major planning specification.
Helpful Guideline: Questionnaire for Risk Assessment under IEC 80001
06.12.2017 | ITA work group of the Austrian Association of Hospital Technicians (Österreichischer Verband der KrankenhaustechnikerInnen, ÖVK) has compiled a model questionnaire for the risk assessment under IEC 80001.
What High Tech Can Do: Flaky Pastry
01.12.2017 | ITAt the Medical University of Graz, the iPrint project is aiming to produce implants on-site in the operating room.
11.08.2017 | Master’s and Bachelor’s ThesisNewly developed digital drainage systems caused a revolution for treatment and therapy of thoracic drainages. They also allow medical professionals to make the right decisions in order to shorten drainage times and lower costs.
20.07.2017 | ITThe cyborgs are already here - Elon Musk is tackling the brain-computer-interface, the direct connections of the human brains to a computer through implants. Football fans will remember the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Championship in Brazil. A patient paralyzed from the hip down scored a symbolic goal using an exoskeleton...
3D Print in the Medical Field
07.07.2017 | IT3D printing has shown great development over the last few years. The medical field can no longer ignore this progression. An article from the magazine Medizintechnik 3/2017 shows interesting applications.
Innovation Schizophrenia is Spreading
14.06.2017 | ITHealth Minister Hermann Gröhe explained at this year’s ConhIT that for him, a future without digitization of the medical sector is unthinkable.
The Medical Devices Vigilance and Reporting System
17.05.2017 | Medical TechnologyThe medical devices vigilance and reporting system is a major element of the security philosophy for medical devices. All concerned parties, including the operators and users of medical products, have to...
Does the New EU Regulation about Medical Devices Add To Security?
15.05.2017 | Medical TechnologyThe new EU regulation 2017/745 about medical devices, spanning 175 pages, 123 articles, 17 attachments, and 26 references to other EU legislative acts, was published in the the Official Journal of the European Union on April 5th 2017 and will become effective on May 25th 2017.