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100 Hospital-Related Innovations

Celebrate the Grey's Anatomy Season Premiere with These Prod

— September 29, 2012 — Eco
This past Thursday marked the Grey's Anatomy season premiere, and it was a dark, deadly and twisted start to the ninth season of the popular hospital TV drama. I won't give away any spoilers in case you have yet to watch the episode, but I will show you some of the hottest and most innovative things going on in the hospital industry today.

Whether it is the latest in hospital attire, the newest architectural hospital designs or new and exciting advancements in modern medical technology, it is always exciting to see the new ways doctors are getting people healthy and saving lives.

There are literally a multitude of new medical breakthroughs coming out, from Robo Nurses to heart-starting vests and even self-healing bone machines. I wonder if they will showcase any of the above products in the next episode of Grey's Anatomy?
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One-Time Immunization
One-Time Immunization
The Fabled Universal Flu Vaccine is on Its Way
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98
Not-for-Profit Medical Care
Not-for-Profit Medical Care
Derbyshire Health United Provides After Hours Access to Doctors
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97
Man-made Respiratory Apparatuses
Man-made Respiratory Apparatuses
Lung on a Chip Mimics the Properties of a Real Lung
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96
Biometric Medications
Biometric Medications
Hospitals Exchange Insurance Cards for Vein Scanners
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95
Social Media-Monitored Medicine
Social Media-Monitored Medicine
The Live Twittercast Brain Surgery Gives an Inside Look
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94
Odor-Eliminating Machines
Odor-Eliminating Machines
The ANDO Nurscal Absorbs Bad Smells When Changing Diapers
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93
Mobile Medical Charts
Mobile Medical Charts
This Digital Device for Patient Records Informs Nurses On the Go
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92
Emergency Supercars
Emergency Supercars
The Mercedes-Benz Emergency SLS AMG Takes You to the Hospital in Style
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91
Arkham Hospital Apparel
Arkham Hospital Apparel
The Code Red at the Asylum T-Shirt Puts a Spotlight on Gotham's Criminals
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90
Medical Mobile Alerts
Medical Mobile Alerts
The Red Cross 'Rapid Rescue' App Draws Help from First Aid Responders Nearby
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89
Medical Recruitment Ads
Medical Recruitment Ads
The Medicins Sans Frontiers Campaign Asks for More Professionals
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88
At-Home Tumor Treatments
At-Home Tumor Treatments
The Novottf-100a Stops Brain Tumors Using Electricity
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87
Hospitalized Politician Ads
Hospitalized Politician Ads
The ADMD Campaign Urges the French Government to Embrace Euthanasia
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86
Transforming Airplane Infirmaries
Transforming Airplane Infirmaries
The Aero Care Excellence Can Turn an Aircraft into an Ambulance
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85
Child Hospital Buddies
Child Hospital Buddies
Linus Sundblad 'Kompis' Hospital Companion Cheers Up Children
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84
Happy Hospital Weddings
Happy Hospital Weddings
Pediatric Surgeon Taryn Bragg Marries at Work to Include Patients
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83
Life-Saving iPhone Mods
Life-Saving iPhone Mods
iPhone ECG Provides Clinical-Quality Cardiac Readings
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82
Hospital Receipt Campaigns
Hospital Receipt Campaigns
Bar Aurora and Boteco Ferraz Warn Drinkers About Drunk Driving
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81
Next-Day Air Infirmaries
Next-Day Air Infirmaries
Kukli Han's Mobile Hospital is Made to Treat Victims of Natural Disasters
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80
Heart Monitoring Mobile Phones
Heart Monitoring Mobile Phones
Heartsmart Turns Your Smartphone into a Hospital-Grade ECG
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79
Redesigned Medical Attire
Redesigned Medical Attire
The Universal Gown Will Bring Dignity to Hospital Patients
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78
Medical Speed Dating
Medical Speed Dating
The Doc Shop Program Matches Doctors with Patients
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77
Camel-Drawn Medical Carriages
Camel-Drawn Medical Carriages
This Camel Ambulance is More Effective in the Desert
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76
Medical Assisting Droids
Medical Assisting Droids
The ED-7270 Robot Provides Much Needed Support in Hospitals
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75
Designer Scrubs
Designer Scrubs
The Diane Von Furstenberg Hospital Gowns are for the Cleveland Clinic
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74
Innovative Birthing Clinics
Innovative Birthing Clinics
Deserved Deliveries is an NYC Hospital Alternative for New Moms
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73
Sanitation-Alerting Wristbands
Sanitation-Alerting Wristbands
The Hyginex Bracelet Monitors Hand-Washing in Medical Environments
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72
Homey Cancer Sanctuaries
Homey Cancer Sanctuaries
Maggie's Centre Helps People Cope in Award-Winning Building
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71
Hospital Light Bags
Hospital Light Bags
The Ring-Ge-Roo Hospital Bag is Has Interesting Lamp Style
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70
Deceiving Urine Sample Treats
Deceiving Urine Sample Treats
Candy Warehouse Offers a Mouth-Watering Pour of Sour Liquid Candy
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69
Life-Saving Baby Bags
Life-Saving Baby Bags
The Embrace Infant Warmer Costs Less than 1% of Regular Incubators
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68
Upcycled Hospital Trolleys
Upcycled Hospital Trolleys
The 'Car Parts Incubator' Will Save Lives on a Dime
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67
Doctor-Inspired Kitchen Cupboards
Doctor-Inspired Kitchen Cupboards
The Jean Nouvel X-Ray Cabinets Show Your Backlit Bakeware
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66
Head-Turning Hospital Ads
Head-Turning Hospital Ads
Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo Ads Will Turn You Upside Down
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65
Zig Zag Hospital Designs
Zig Zag Hospital Designs
The Copenhagen Healthcare Centre Features Angular Accents
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64
Animated Donor Advertising
Animated Donor Advertising
This Hospital San Jose Campaign Urges Individuals to Give Life
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63
Tech-Savy IV Indicators
Tech-Savy IV Indicators
The Medical Feather Makes It Easy to Find a Vein for Easy Access
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62
Unrealistic TV Deaths
Unrealistic TV Deaths
NPR Chronicles Top 10 Nonsensical TV Hospital Killers
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61
Twitter Concierges
Twitter Concierges
Hyatt Extends Hospitality to the Internet With @HyattConcierge
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60
Minimalist Hospital Rooms
Minimalist Hospital Rooms
The Herman Miller ‘Compass' Will Change Modern Health Care
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59
Biodegradable Bedpans
Biodegradable Bedpans
Eco-Friendly Hospital Gear from Vernacare
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58
Portable Urination Tools
Portable Urination Tools
The 'SheWee' Provides Women with a Sanitary Way to Use the Washroom
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57
Self-Healing Bone Machines
Self-Healing Bone Machines
Bone Repair Therapy Reduces Recovery Time and Helps Heal
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56
Hospital Wristband Jewelry
Hospital Wristband Jewelry
The 'Coming And Going Bracelet' is for the Glorified Drug Addict
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55
High-Tech Orthopedic Casts
High-Tech Orthopedic Casts
Bones by Pedro Nakazato Andrade is a Medical Concept with Potential
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54
Anime Themed Hospitals
Anime Themed Hospitals
Cute Deliveries At The Hello Kitty Maternity Ward
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53
Global Culinary Photoblogs
Global Culinary Photoblogs
‘Hospital Food' Shows You What Patients Eat Worldwide
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52
Orangutan Intensive Care Units
Orangutan Intensive Care Units
Primate Hospital Patients Are Ridiculously Cute
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51
Semi-Portable Hospital Showers
Semi-Portable Hospital Showers
The Wairere Showering Solutions Allows Patients to Bath Themselves
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50
Robonurse
Robonurse
Ready to Serve Hospitals by 2010
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49
Hi-Tech Asthma Inhalers
Hi-Tech Asthma Inhalers
The T-Haler Gives Real-Time Feedback in Videogame Format
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48
ER Check-in Kiosks
ER Check-in Kiosks
Airport Style Self Service Reaches the Hospital
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47
Automatic Specimen Stimulators
Automatic Specimen Stimulators
China Uses the Hands-Free ‘Sperm Extractor’ to Speed Up
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46
Health Payment Bracelets
Health Payment Bracelets
Vitaband Stores Health Data and Pays Your Medical Bills
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45
Deliberately Overgrown Hospitals
Deliberately Overgrown Hospitals
Anna Schuleit Brings Flowers to the Psychiatric Ward
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44
Oxygen Hospitals for Pets
Oxygen Hospitals for Pets
O2 Doghouse
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43
Jaundice Treatment Incubators
Jaundice Treatment Incubators
The Firefly Phototherapy Unit Remedies Newborn Skin Conditions
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42
Hand Breathalyzers
Hand Breathalyzers
The HyGreen Hygiene Sensors Sniff for Soap to Reduce Infection
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41
Cute Hospital Disposables
Cute Hospital Disposables
Teddy Bear Blood Bag Puts Young Patients at Ease
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40
Medical Social Media Art
Medical Social Media Art
Anne Van Den Berg Sketches Insightful Illustrations
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39
Patient-Based Hospital Designs
Patient-Based Hospital Designs
The Rey Juan Carlos Hospital by Rafael De La-Hoz is Contemporary
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38
Interactive Medical Tablets
Interactive Medical Tablets
The Toshiba Rx Concept PC Increases Medical Efficiency
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37
Humanitarian Hospital Projects
Humanitarian Hospital Projects
Butaro Hospital is a Rwandan Hospital Built With Heart
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36
IV Bag Lamps
IV Bag Lamps
Instead of Going to the Hospital, Bring it Home With Daniel Lorch's Kooky Light
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35
Scary Surgical Utensils
Scary Surgical Utensils
Toronto East General Hospital Ads Promote Express Expansion Goals
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34
Worrisome Medical Infographics
Worrisome Medical Infographics
'Healthcare Associated Infections' Reveals Some Shocking Statistics
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33
IV USB Donation Incentives
IV USB Donation Incentives
Red Cross Bloodrive Flash Drives Encourage Giving Blood
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32
Hospitalized Hanging Gardens
Hospitalized Hanging Gardens
Ned Dodington's Poly-Lawn-Dale is Watered by IV Drips
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31
Abandoned Hospital Photography
Abandoned Hospital Photography
Matt Lambros Captures Decaying Health Wards
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30
Hospital-Ready Handsets
Hospital-Ready Handsets
IDAT by Pedro Gomes Increases Communication Efficiency
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29
Robot-Staffed Hospitals
Robot-Staffed Hospitals
A Scottish Hospital is Using Robotic Nurses for Mundane Tasks
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28
Medical Vending Machines
Medical Vending Machines
MedCentre Machines May Put Pharmacies Out of Business in the UK
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Emergency Crotch Rockets
Emergency Crotch Rockets
The R-Aid Ambulance is Designed to Be Towed by Motorcycle
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26
Celebrity Love For Sick Children
Celebrity Love For Sick Children
Jennifer Aniston in Children's Hospital Ad
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Checkered Architecture
Checkered Architecture
Linz09 Info-Center Fuses Modernism, Tradition, Hospitality
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Personal Patient Hygiene Kits
Personal Patient Hygiene Kits
PatientPak Keeps Germs At Bay During Hospital Stays
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Psych Ward Fashion
Psych Ward Fashion
The AI_ SS12 Collection is Filled with Uniform-Like Outfits
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Modish Medical Centers
Modish Medical Centers
The Hague Surgery Building Contemporizes the Classic Hospital
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Capitalizing on Cancer
Capitalizing on Cancer
Hospital Employee Sells Farrah Fawcett's Confidential Records
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20
Enviro Hospital Complexes
Enviro Hospital Complexes
The Laguna Honda is California's First Leed Hospital
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Wheelchair Learning Ramps
Wheelchair Learning Ramps
The Roller Bench by Tom Fejer Helps Out New Users in Wheelchairs
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Futuristic Incubators
Futuristic Incubators
The Baby NEST I-Plus Conveniently Converts into an Open Bed
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Boutique Hotel Hospitals
Boutique Hotel Hospitals
'Two Create' Makes the Birmingham Young Persons Unit Hip and Livable
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Hospital Fashion
Hospital Fashion
Fashion Designer Spends Years to Hide Patient Rears
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15
Sci-Fi Patient Precincts
Sci-Fi Patient Precincts
First Class Hospital Wards by Priestmangoode
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14
Heart-Starting Vests
Heart-Starting Vests
The A.C.R. First Aid System Lets Members of the Public Be Paramedics
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13
Glowing Hospital Architecture
Glowing Hospital Architecture
The 'Orangery' by Spacelab is Modern
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Modern Multimedia Healing Chambers
Modern Multimedia Healing Chambers
The Themed Philips Ambient Experience Hospital Rooms
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11
Hospital Gown Fashion
Hospital Gown Fashion
Ohmplayground's Mrs Fat Lady Dress, Leggings With Bows and More
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10
Retractable Clinic Partitions
Retractable Clinic Partitions
The KwickScreen Can Define a Room as Well as Divide it
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9
Emergency Room Hair Salon
Emergency Room Hair Salon
Hospital Beds, Nurses and DJs at Notaufnahme
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8
Nurse Robots
Nurse Robots
RIBA Assists and Interacts with Humans
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7
Natural Healing Havens
Natural Healing Havens
The Jurong General Hospital Prescribes Fesh Air and Greenery for the Sick
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6
Clinical Restaurants
Clinical Restaurants
Hospitalis in Latvia
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Virtual Triage Kiosks
Virtual Triage Kiosks
The Smart Consulting Service Helps Patients Admit Themselves into Hospital
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4
Portable Diagnostic Imaging
Portable Diagnostic Imaging
The Radio Fast Radiology System Would Reduce Waiting Times in the ER
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3
Wrist-Sized EKG Machines
Wrist-Sized EKG Machines
The Pulz Watch Tells the Time and Monitors Your Heart Rate
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2
Dilapidated Hospital Photography
Dilapidated Hospital Photography
Reiss Cleal Captures the Abandoned Severalls Mental Hospital
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1
Stylish Nurse Shoots
Stylish Nurse Shoots
The Nimue Smit W Korea Editorial Prescribes Retro Fashion
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