widespread even globally. According to an estimate by the European Centre for
Disease Prevention and Control, there are nearly 9 million cases of health care
associated infections in European hospital and long-term care each year.
care associated infections that can occur during operations," says Jonas
Andersson, Vice President Global Product Management, Infection Control at
Getinge. "We know that one in ten people in hospital today ends up with a
health care related infection. According to the research, there are many
endogenous and exogenous parameters that affect and in this project we want to
be able to evaluate how the environment in the operating room affects".
knowledge in medical technology.
Based on data from the platform, solutions can be developed to reduce the risk
of infections in surgical environments. This in turn can contribute to less
human suffering and reduced costs for health care," says Johan
Kristensson, Team Manager and Business Manager at Semcon.
analyzed afterwards. This creates a better understanding of what is happening
in the operating room and how to better work to reduce health care related
and in the project Semcon contributes with cutting-edge expertise in embedded,
sensorics and UX.