Artificial leaf produces drugs using solar energy

Researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology have reportedly developed a leaf-inspired mini-factory to produce drugs using solar energy. The team’s work could allow medicine to be made in resource-deprived areas, as long as there is sunlight. “Theoretically, you could use this device to make drug compounds with solar energy anywhere you want,” lead researcher

Hospira launches LifeShield Supercath 5 safety IV catheter to help reduce blood exposure and needlestick injury risk

Hospira, a Pfizer company and a provider of infusion technologies, announced the launch of the new LifeShield Supercath 5 safety IV catheter in the U.S. The new Supercath 5 debuted at the Association for Vascular Access annual meeting being held through Sept. 19 in Orlando, Florida. Healthcare workers are predisposed to certain occupational hazards, such

Hospira launches LifeCare PCA 7.0 Infusion System:
First PCA pump that integrates with the EMR

Hospira, a Pfizer company and a provider of infusion technologies, announced the launch of the LifeCare PCA 7.0 Infusion System. As the first patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) infusion pump to offer electronic medical record (EMR) integration (also known as I.V.-EMR interoperability), LifeCare PCA 7.0 is a next-generation infusion system. It enables device auto-programming and streamlines documentation

New needle-free I.V. connector Nuitiv

Hospira, a Pfizer company and provider of infusion technologies, announced the CE mark approval for a new intravenous (I.V.) connector, the Nuitiv Clear Needle-free Connector. Nuitiv will be launched globally, with immediate availability in Latin America, followed by Europe in early 2016. “The development of the Nuitiv technology reinforces Hospira’s leadership in medical device innovation,”