Medical Design Briefs - June 2022 - 8

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How Miniaturized
Liquid Flow Sensors
Are Revolutionizing Subcutaneous Drug Delivery
T
he COVID-19 pandemic has
strengthened the push toward
digitalization as well as patientcentric
solutions in healthcare.
The increasing demand for
self-treatment, as well as the rise of biotechnology
and precision medicine, give
new meaning to smart drug tracking. By
implementing miniaturized liquid fl ow
sensors in wearable devices, subcutaneous
drug delivery will reach the next level.
This will result in a benefi t for patients,
doctors, nursing
staff, pharmaceutical
companies, and the
healthcare system.
Smart injectors, infusion pumps, or
digital pills - digital drug delivery is revolutionizing
the medical and pharmaceutical
industry and accelerating self-care at a
rapid pace. As demographic changes lead
to an increase in patients with chronic diseases,
the need for a larger number of
digitalized home care therapies is strongly
noticeable. Digitalization trends have
been providing relief to a healthcare system
that was suffering from a nursing
shortage even before COVID-19. But
since the onset of the pandemic,
the shift toward the use
of self- administration in
the health care system
has accelerated.
COVID-19 Accelerating Patient
Centricity
As industry learned, the pandemic has
challenged hospitals all over the world.
Scheduled surgeries and therapies were
put on hold due to a shortage of beds,
overburdened personnel, and fear of infection.
Patients became wary about visiting
doctors' offi ces and hospitals and
moved to telemedicine appointments
where possible.
However, the healthcare system must
be rethought - and not only to deal
with future diseases. Reducing hospital
visits for routine checks and treatments
of chronically ill patients is a key part of
the transformation, just like improving
An in-line pump CS-3 with barbed inlet and
outlet connectors for easy fi tting to tubing
is ideal for precise microdosing at fl ow
rates of up to 100 ml per hour.
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Medical Design Briefs - June 2022 - Cov4
Medical Design Briefs - June 2022 - Cov1a
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