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Apr 2016

Stryker Acquires Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited

Stryker Corporation announced it has acquired Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited from SIW Holdings Limited in an all cash transaction for million Stanmore Implants is an innovative orthopaedic business focused on serving the needs of surgeons that treat adult and juvenile orthopaedic oncology Stanmore Implants portfo..


Apr 2016

Encision Launches Its AEM EndoShield® 2 Burn Protection System

Encision Inc a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that prevents dangerous stray electrosurgical burns in minimally invasive surgery today announced that it has launched its AEM EndoShield Burn Protection System EndoShield Launching EndoShield is a significant milestone for Encision said Greg Trudel President and CEO Like..


Apr 2016

Abbott Laboratories’ Agrees to Buy St. Jude in $25 Billion Deal

Abbott Laboratories deal to acquire medicalproducts maker St Jude Medical Inc for billion was the largest in a flurry of healthcare dealmaking Thursday that could total more than billion Frances Sanofi SA said Thursday it made an unsolicited billion offer to purchase San Franciscobased Medivation Inc which sells a lucrative prostatecancer drug ..


Apr 2016

Health insurer Aetna's operating earnings fall nearly 4 pct

Aetna Inc which is in the process of buying rival Humana Inc reported a near percent fall in quarterly operating earnings as the health insurer lost members in its commercial business Aetnas operating earnings fell to million or per share in the first quarter ended March from million or per share a year earlier Revenue rose to billion from..

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Apr 2016

Asia-Pacific Gastroenterology Cancer Summit 2016

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Shangri-La, Bangkok

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Apr 2016


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Apr 2016

Media Statement from St. Jude Children\'s Research Hospital®

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    Cancer Scare

    Ageing populations lifestyle factors urbanisation industrialised lifestyles Pollution habits such as smoking alcohol consumption and adulterated food chain exce..

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    Bioserve Biotechnologies India Pvt. Ltd.

    Chief Technology Officer
    Cancer Genetics has always focused on translating cancer related genetic discoveries into diagnostic tests We have had success in bringing many fluorescence in situ hybridization FISH immunohistochemistry fluorescence activated ce..

  • Articles

    Making the Intelligent Hospital a Reality Today

    Attributed to Benedict Soh Vice President Partner Industry Business Schneider Electric Hospitals are complex environments with thousands of moving parts The astonishing number of personalities training technologies infrastructure and finance that need to come together and work in concert to get a moderately sick emergency patient diagnosed treated and admitted is beyond what virtually any oth..

  • Research Insights

    Regulating Innovation with Uncertain Quality: Information, Risk, and Access in Medical Devices

    Abstract A proposed model where new product has quality constraints but market participants tend learn over time Regulation balances informations role in reducing consumer risk versus reducing access to innovation Using new revised data and variation between EU and US medical device regulations we document patterns consistent with the model and estimate its parameters Research found without information from testing risk would severely inhibit u..

    Advisory Board

  • Pradeep Chowbey

    Pradeep Chowbey

    President - Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  • Gabe Rijpma

    Gabe Rijpma

    Health and Social Services Industry Director, Public Sector Group, Microsoft Asia Pacific, Singapore
  • Peter Gross

    Peter Gross

    Chairman, Internal Medicine, Hackensack University Medical Center, USA
  • Malcom J Underwood

    Malcom J Underwood

    Chief,Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
  • John R Adler

    John R Adler

    Dorothy & TK Chan Professor, Stanford University, USA

editorial Section

  • healthcare-management

    Next Wave of Investments in Southeast Asia

    Technologyenabled healthcare has the potential to revolutionise the way people receive and manage care by collaborating technologies analytics and process innovation This will drive the next wave of investment in the South East Asia region The real value of Healthcare IT is derived only by continuous innovation in both product and service based technologies..

  • Information Technology

    eHealth Revolution - The transformation and strategies

    Since the automation of administration and financial functions in the s the healthcare industry is experiencing a new wave of digitalisation Biesdorf S Niedermann F which may be considered by many as eHealth revolution The winners are those who effectively conquer the disruption of the emerging technologies recognise the gaps embrace relevant technologies to create new and differentiated opportunities innovative services and reach new markets..