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Oct 2016

St. David’s HealthCare Announces Opening of St. David’s Surgical Hospital in North Austin

St Davids HealthCare announced the opening of St Davids Surgical Hospitala campus of St Davids North Austin Medical Center The destination hospital dedicated to surgical services was built by a developer and acquired by St Davids HealthCare in May When the facility opens on Wednesday October physicians affiliated w..


Oct 2016

Quorum Health Corporation Announces Definitive Agreement to Divest Hospital in Hamlet, North Carolina

Quorum Health Corporation announced that subsidiaries of the Company have signed a definitive agreement to sell bed Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet North Carolina and its associated assets to FirstHealth of the Carolinas Inc The divestiture is expected to close approximately December subject to customary regulatory approvals and closi..


Oct 2016

Methodist Hospital Earns Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

Methodist Hospital the largest provider of stroke care in South Texas has earned Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare USA Inc one of the leading accrediting agencies in the United States Facilities certified as Comprehensive Stroke Centers offer the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area We ..


Oct 2016

St. Jude and Abbott to sell some medical devices for $1.12 billion

Abbott Laboratories which is in the process of buying St Jude Medical Inc for billion said the companies would sell some of their medical devices to Japanbased Terumo Corp for about billion Abbott said on Tuesday the deal is an important step toward completion of the St Jude acquisition which is scheduled to close by the yearend The deal is sub..

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Medical Myanmar 2016 & Dental Myanmar 2016

Fireworks Myanmar
Sule Shangri-La Hotel, Yangon

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Oct 2016

4th qPCR & Digital PCR Congress

Global Engage Ltd
Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow, London


Oct 2016

Humanscale Healthcare Launches MedLink™



Oct 2016

Tritanium® Posterior Lumbar Cage To Be Demonstrated at NASS 2016



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    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

    Is Dialysis the next big opportunity in Indian Healthcare?

    Background With increasing life expectancy and prevalence of life style diseases US has seen an increase in prevalence of chronic kidney disease CKD in the last decade In western countries diabetes and hypertension account for over rd of the cases of CKD In India too diabetes and hypertension today account for cases of CKD According to a recent study China India and USA are among the top three ..

  • Research Insights

    Vascular Image Registration Techniques: A Living Review

    Abstract Registration of vascular structures is crucial for preoperative planning intraoperative navigation and followup assessment Typical applications include but are not limited to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation and monitoring of tumor vasculature or aneurysm growth In order to achieve the aforementioned goals a large number of various registration algorithms has been developed With this review paper we provide a comprehensive overvi..

    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

  • Managing Change

    No surgeon would ever enter the operating room without a refined understanding of the relevant anatomy and physiology Yet one of the most compelling reasons for the chronically high failure rates of change initiatives is a limited appreciation for the fact that the focus and skills necessary to operate an organisation are very different than the focus and skills needed to change an organisation This article spotlights the change resister those saboteurs who are harmful to the health of next innovation..

  • Assessing surgical outcomes

    Methods that assess individual patient variables would appear to offer the best methodology for assessing surgeon and anaesthetist performance..

  • The Future of Wearables

    Fitness trackers health and activity monitoring wearables are increasingly prevalent yet focus primarily on data capture Design and materials approaches that merge precise data capture with clinically relevant reporting and positive user experiences are more likely to succeed Here are key performance indicators for successful wearable design and adoption..

  • Chemical Allergy in Healthcare

    This article will present a review of the problem of chemical allergies associated with glove use and key considerations in the selection and use of alternative medical glove produ..