rate, breath rate and whether the patient is in bed or trying to exit
the bed. The technology uses highly-advanced digital signal processing
(DSP) software algorithms. As a technology platform, this can
ultimately be implemented in a number of applications in healthcare,
not only in the acute-care setting, but elsewhere.
research study in a commercial hospital, clinical testing demonstrated
LG1's ability to alert a nurse that a patient was crashing at 3:00am,
which may have gone unnoticed until the morning shift. It may have
helped save the patient's life.”
Hoana was founded in 2001 as a spin-off of Oceanit Laboratories, a
Hawaii-based engineering, science, and research company. Hoana's
PSA(TM) technology was developed for the US military as part of a
MEDEVAC platform to measure vital signs under battlefield conditions.
You can find a previous post on Hoana here.