We’ve all been there: worried that a loved one isn’t taking his medications or, perhaps worse, is taking medication improperly. It can lead to hospital stays, the inability to live independently, and lots of stress on patients and loved ones. Spencer Healthcare Solutions, an RTP-based company, has developed a hardware and software platform to address […]
Porticos is pleased to announce our sponsorship of the American Medical Device Summit, held in Chicago on September 21 & 22. The AMD Summit provides a unique opportunity for attendees to explore the challenges and opportunities in medical product development through case studies and discussions with industry leaders. In addition to participating in the discussion groups, Porticos will have an exhibit […]
Digital Medication: Dispensing An Easy Pill to Swallow Deadly medication mixups threaten patients and those involved in their care. Drug interactions, lawsuits, and even death can result from human error or lack of communication. Suppose a prescription is hard to read, or a patient forgets to take a pill? PharmMate™, Porticos’s latest engineering challenge, takes […]
Porticos Presentation: New Introduction Porticos prides itself on being able to provide innovative solutions to our customer’s needs. Want to learn how we do it and hear more about our latest projects? Check out our new Introduction to Porticos presentation, available for viewing or for downloading from our Executive Summary page.
The Prosthetic Cooling Liner Earns Gold Stevie Porticos ingenuity was recently recognized at The 2013 Stevie Awards! The Prosthetic Cooling Liner, developed in partnership with SCRA Applied R&D, received the coveted Gold Stevie in the category of Tech Innovation of the Year. Since 2002, the top-tier Gold Stevie Award has been conferred for achievement in […]
Design Firm: Promoting Innovative And Result-Oriented Solution Ten years ago, a small group of accomplished mechanical engineers at Sony Ericsson were drawn together by a passion for leading-edge product development. The freethinking engineers shared a vision to create a product development and design firm environment where creativity and innovation could prosper.
Porticos: Amputee Heat Issues Advancement RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – It has been well documented that the insulating environment created by the socket of the prosthetic results in an increase in skin temperature in that region. One Department of Veteran Affairs commissioned study found that mean skin temperature of the residual limb of a patient […]
Porticos: Support for Animal Diagnostic Device RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – Recently Porticos engineers were successful in providing the mechanical design and a fully functional prototype of a device that is anticipated to save the dairy industry billions of dollars annually which is lost due to mastitis. What is mastitis and how did Porticos get […]
Advantages of Porticool Vest RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — The Porticool II, one of our most innovative product designs, was unveiled this week at the American Society of Safety Engineers 2011 conference held at the McCormick Center in Chicago Illinois. At under 800 grams (1.8 lbs) the Porticool II is the “World’s lightest untethered active cooling […]