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The Evolving Market for Universal Medical Device Buses

Published: 26 June 2007

ID: G00149688

Analyst(s): Wes Rishel


Connecting bedside and portable medical devices to computer-based patient record systems can create substantial benefits in the accuracy and timeliness of data, rapid response, nurse productivity, and satisfaction. UMDBs greatly reduce the time, cost and risk of making these connections.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Functionality
  • Typical Architecture
  • Vendors and Products
  • Implementation Considerations
  • Regulation
  • Future Vision
  • Standards

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