Keeping hospitals up to date with vital oxygen flow data
We launched our new oxygen flow rate monitoring and alerting tool FLO2 on the cover of the March 2021 edition of the Health Estate Journal. With real-time monitoring and historic graphs via our web portal K’nect, now you can analyse and optimise your hospital’s oxygen use with greater accuracy than ever before.
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Machine Learning for Medical Gas Systems
In the 2021 edition of the IFHE Digest, our R&D Manager, Professor Gaoyong Luo, explains the industry-leading AI-driven machine learning system we have developed here at SHJ for the optimal operation of medical gas systems.
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Innovative Oxygen Solution at Charing Cross Hospital
The October issue of the Health Estate Journal carries an in-depth look at our project to install an oxygen concentrator at Charing Cross Hospital during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. It contains useful technical details and recommendations for other hospitals wishing to consider this as a backup option to their main oxygen supply.
SHJ is appointed an Awarded Supplier to the NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative
SHJ is delighted to announce that, following a competitive tendering process, we have been awarded a place in the Medical Gas Systems category of the NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) 2020-2024 Estates Maintenance and Engineering Services Framework Agreement.
Established in 2007, and wholly owned by the NHS, NOE CPC provides collaborative and bespoke procurement solutions to the NHS and other public sector organisations. By leveraging its collective buying power, NOE CPC delivers award-winning, compliant and innovative procurement solutions which save the NHS money. Read more about the Estates Maintenance and Engineering Services Framework here.
We are looking forward to working with the 30+ NHS Trusts and other participants in the Framework for the next 4 years, helping them to deliver a high-quality, reliable medical gas supply for their patients.
Exciting work at Charing Cross Hospital
SHJ has been involved in a groundbreaking project at Charing Cross Hospital to develop a new oxygen concentrator to meet the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. This article in the June 2020 edition of the Health Estate Journal describes how we worked around the clock with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust personnel and other contractors to deliver the new plant in record time.
Autonomous running may soon be a reality
SHJ is increasingly harnessing AI, the IOT and edge computing to enhance our systems, enabling them to run and fault-find almost autonomously. This article in the April 2020 edition of the Health Estate Journal discusses our recent developments in this area, and highlights the features we believe make our installation, servicing, maintenance and technical back-up stand out.
Using cutting-edge AI to take medical gas supply to the next level
SHJ’s cloud-based encrypted online portal K’nect was the cover story for the March 2020 edition of the Health Estate Journal. K’nect has been enhanced to harness the power of AI, and brings an unprecedented level of plant and compliance data to the customer’s fingertips, 24-7, from any device, anywhere in the world.
Boosting plant performance through the power of AI
This four page editorial detailing SHJ’s commitment to developing systems, which will not only ensure hospital’s medical gas systems run remotely at optimal levels, but will even detect small performance reductions before they become more serious, appeared in the November 2019 edition of the Health Estate Journal.
Real-time medical gas data online
SHJ’s cloud-based encrypted online portal was detailed in the October 2019 edition of the Health Estate Journal. SHJ’s online portal enables customers to access real-time information on their medical gas pipework systems and maintenance contracts.
AI-based compressed air research project
SHJ’s exciting new research project ‘Power saving in medical compressed air systems by real-time Artificial Intelligence and edge computing,’ which will be the topic of SHJ’s presentation at the 2019 Healthcare Estate conference in Manchester, was highlighted in the September 2019 edition of the Health Estate Journal. The presentation will be given by SHJ’s MD Stafford Scopes and SHJ’s leading expert in communication technology Professor Gaoyong Luo.
Gardner Denver takes care of SHJ’s medical vacuum needs with oil-free screw technology
SHJ has partnered with Gardner Denver to use their leading Elmo Rietschle oil-free, screw vacuum pumps in their piped medical gas systems, delivering efficient oil-free vacuum whilst significantly reducing whole life costs too. The vacuum pump also offers exceptionally low noise levels, courtesy of the low rotational speed of the screw technology.
Investment in new medical air and vacuum systems
SHJ worked with Eastbourne District General Hospital to fit a more efficient medical vacuum and medical air and filter system, replacing the original system installed when the hospital was built in the 1970s.