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Redefining Art of Analyzing Medical Machine Logs: Glassbeam Q2 Milestones and Momentum

Puneet Pandit
Jul 17, 2018

Most would consider analytics a science. The Glassbeam team considers analytics an art of combining impermeable truth from machine logs with deep healthcare domain expertise.  As we expand our penetration of the healthcare market after spending years in the data center world, where the gold standard for machine uptime was 99.999 percent, we have recognized a huge opportunity since the acceptable machine uptime for medical equipment ranged from 90 to 97 percent.

Data Doesn’t Lie: 5 Ways Hospitals Can Use Machine Log Data

Pawan Jheeta
Jul 04, 2018

Maximizing uptime of diagnostic equipment is vital to both patients and healthcare organizations. As medical imaging equipment becomes more sophisticated and the need for healthcare organizations to improve their availability becomes more acute, so does the value of machine log data and advanced analytics. Here, we’ve listed several important ways that hospitals can use machine log data and predictive/prescriptive analytics to optimize operational efficiency and revenues.

Machine Learning Based Anomaly Detection: Driving Proactive Machine Maintenance

Mohammed Guller
Jun 20, 2018

Medical imaging or diagnostic equipment such as Computed Tomography (CT), Ultrasound, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) devices play a critical role in modern healthcare. But while these devices enable healthcare providers to better diagnosis their patients' and provide an optimal treatment plan, they are also very expensive to maintain.

Semiotic Parsing Language (SPL) - Breakthrough DSL for IIoT Analytics - Part Two

Ashok Agarwal
Jun 13, 2018

In this section we will investigate how Glassbeam’s DSL called SPL (Semiotic Parsing Language) helps in parsing multi-structured machine logs.

SPL Terminology:

Namespace:

SPL allows a log file to be treated as a hierarchical document consisting of multiple segments (or sections). Each hierarchical segment is called namespace. This allows for zeroing in on the exact section to parse specific elements from, thus localizing the scope of extracts.

What’s New in Medical Equipment: 2018 AAMI Conference Highlights and Glassbeam Announcements

David Sawatzke
Jun 08, 2018

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Conference and Expo is a big stage for conversations about innovation, advancements and security for medical equipment. Our team recently attended the 2018 expo in Long Beach, CA, and we were thrilled to mingle with like-minded industry professionals who share our interests in the advancement of medical instrumentation.

New FDA Report Highlights the Importance of Servicing Medical Devices

Puneet Pandit
Jun 05, 2018

This month, the FDA issued a report that focused on the quality, safety, and effectiveness of servicing of medical devices.

Semiotic Parsing Language (SPL) - Breakthrough DSL for IIoT Analytics - Part One of Two

Ashok Agarwal
May 30, 2018

Introduction

Glassbeam’s business revolves around providing business intelligence on machine data. Intelligence comes from structured data. Machine data is not always structured. So, there is a gap between what is needed and what is produced. As Glassbeam’s head of engineering, I am going to write a two series blog about how Glassbeam bridges this gap.

If It’s Not Broken You Can Still Fix It: ISOs See Value of Predictive Analytics

David Sawatzke
May 24, 2018

Capital expenditures for healthcare equipment totaled more than $350 billion in 2016, according to Harbor Research. Healthcare organizations and Independent Service Organizations (ISOs) are now turning to AI and machine learning to predict and prevent equipment failures and reduce operational costs.

Starting 2018 Off Right – A Look at Glassbeam’s Q1 Highlights

Puneet Pandit
Apr 27, 2018

It has been a productive and exciting start to the year here at Glassbeam, with a number of Q1 new wins and renewals from existing customers.

Integrating Machine Log Data with CMMS Solutions. An Exciting Opportunity for Glassbeam!

Pawan Jheeta
Apr 12, 2018

Glassbeam loves its customers. Customer development is an integral part of Glassbeam. Our healthcare/clinical customers are telling us how the newly launched Glassbeam CLinical Engineering ANalytics (CLEAN) Blueprint is creating immense value by analyzing machine log data and presenting deep insights about machines in their clinical environment.

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