The Fraunhofer IML at the 3rd Cluster Conference, PPZ.

3rd Cluster Conference » Zukunft der Pflege« (Digital)

September 18, 2020

The 3rd Cluster Conference »Zukunft der Pflege« once again offered a large repertoire of lectures to around 300 participants from the fields of nursing, science and technology. In terms of content, the contributions were devoted to the challenges and solutions that technical innovations bring in the context of care.

During the conference Fraunhofer IML presented one of their innovations. Marcus Hintze presented his cooperation with Jana Jost and Sebastian Wibbeling with the paper  » SMART BED – Einsatz von Smart Devices zur Unterstützung von Pflegekräften«.

Smart devices are changing tomorrow’s working world. In the healthcare sector, smart devices support hospital staff in carrying out their work. Fraunhofer IML has developed a smart device for hospital beds in cooperation with Stiegelmeyer GmbH & Co. KG. As part of the BMBF-funded transfer project, a smart label was produced for the optimized organization of support processes at the bedside. The department »Automation and Embedded Systems« was involved in the development in cooperation with the department »Health Care Logisitcs«.

Read more about the smart bed