Wireless systems for patient monitoring being tested at Ft. Gordon

August 6, 2012 at 1:59 pm Leave a comment

GRA Eminent Max Stachura, director of the Georgia Health Sciences University Center for Telehealth, is collaborating with U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center and the Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center (DDEAMC) at Ft. Gordon, GA in evaluating new wireless urine and temperature management systems developed by Future Path Medical Holding Company.

According to Major Christopher Colombo, medical director of the ICU at DDEMAC, the care of soldiers [with spinal cord injuries and other wounds] is complicated and requires the development and implementation of new technologies for ongoing health maintenance. 

“The opportunity for enhanced care of our soldiers with new and innovative technology such as Future Path’s systems is critical to explore and document,” Stachura said. “The study will provide data and experience applicable to the civilian health care sector as well.”  Read more here>

Entry filed under: GRA Eminent Scholars, News.

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