Medicine

October 11, 2011 - 2:20am

1800Endoscope.com is displaying its new 1800TVS4 portable borescope at Booth No. C6915. List priced at $999 plus shipping and handling, the four-millimeter, battery-powered, palm-sized unit has a built-in high-resolution display. Here at the NBAA show, the company is accepting entries for a drawing, the winner of which will receive a 1800HS Handyscope borescope, a $300 value. The drawing takes place at 4 p.m.

October 4, 2011 - 9:50pm

London-based RDT, a telemedicine products specialist, has introduced its new Tempus IC, a small, lightweight remote medical “assistant” that RDT claims will transmit information doctors need to identify up to 90 percent of conditions remotely.

September 30, 2011 - 9:04am
Federal agents arrested 22 employees at Boeing’s Ridley Park plant, which man

DEA and FBI agents yesterday arrested 22 employees and former employees of Boeing’s Ridley Park, Pa. plant, and one non-employee, in an undercover sting aimed at prescription drug abuse at the manufacturing plant, according to Vito Guarino, DEA Acting Special Agent in Charge. 

May 18, 2011 - 6:45am

Business aircraft operators using Universal Weather and Aviation (Stand 7091) for flight planning now have access to integrated, remote medical services via a referral partnership with MedAire, of Tempe, Arizona.

MedAire provides medical support for flight departments, with 8,000 staff and 68,000 credentialed medical, security and logistics providers located worldwide.

March 29, 2011 - 9:45am

A new University of Illinois study found that only 1.4 percent of the 27,697 medevac flights it studied from 2009 were “medically inappropriate.” All of the flights were performed by Air Evac Lifeteam, a helicopter EMS company operating in 14 states.

March 26, 2011 - 4:25am

Embraer has signed a contract for sale of a Phenom 300 to Amil Assistência Médica. It will be the first medevac version of the Phenom 300. Delivery is expected in the fourth quarter.

February 1, 2011 - 10:30am

Corporate Angel Network arranged corporate flights to specialized treatment for a record 3,021 cancer patients last year, a 9-percent increase over the previous high of 2,778 and 21 percent more than in 2009. “This record demonstrates the interest major corporations have in supporting cancer patients through CAN, even during challenging times when flights were being cut back,” said CAN executive director Peter Fleiss.

January 28, 2011 - 8:45am

Comlux plans to offer access to remote medical care for passengers on all its charter and managed aircraft. The Swiss aviation services provider recently signed an agreement with MedAire to offer a standard, fleet-wide medical package, including 24/7 access to emergency care doctors, equiping aircraft with on-board medical kits, and aviation medical training for 125 pilots and flight attendants.

December 29, 2010 - 5:57am

Aero Seating Technologies, which introduced its new 16-g “Master Class” seat with vertical lift and tilt-pan adjustment earlier this year, is pushing the design envelope again.

 
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