Articles on key issues related to the Healthcare Industry from the heads of leading Hospital and Healthcare companies and healthcare industry experts. This section focuses on current and emerging issues in areas such as healthcare management, medical sciences, surgical speciality, diagnostics, technology, equipment & devices, facilities and operations management and information technology.
Technological advances are influencing our lives in unprecedented ways Be it shopping apparel in the comfort of home or getting groceries delivered at doorsteps or finding a yoga instructor old means of availing goods and services are evolving rapidly A newer addition to this ondemand and at conven..
The perfect storm of rising demand for services budgetary constraints and higher customer expectations is driving healthcare managers to seek Lean Six Sigma training to improve their processes and efficiency In Australias most populous state the latest NSW New South Wales public hospital activity fi..
One of the primary motives driving organizations to purchase Laboratory Information Management Systems LIMS electronic laboratory notebook systems ELNs and recently Lab Execution Systems LES collectively Laboratory Informatics Systems LIS is the appeal of connecting laboratory instruments to them fo..
Studies of mobile devices and physicians show a continued growth of ownership and an increasing use at work A 2015 study showed that 98 percent of physicians own a Smartphone and 92 percent of them reported that they are useful for work Exactly how they use their devices while at work however diffe..
As of 2014 more than 9 million adult Indonesians from 20 to 79 years old suffered from diabetes making the countrys diabetes population the fifth largest in the world6 Projections suggest that more than 14 million Indonesians will have diabetes by 20357 In 2014 diabetes was estimated to cause nearly..
Healthcare directly affects each and every one of us With Asias ageing population it will become more important than ever to ensure that hospital facilities are at their best SchneiderElectric believes that the intelligent hospital is the answer and itis a solution that healthcare organisations can..
US12 billion is spent annually on biomedical RD in Singapore 7 of the worlds top 10 pharmaceutical companies have set up base in Singapore All of the worlds top 10 medical technology providers as right here in Singapore Singapores healthcare was named Asias best by the World Health Organizatio..
Why is United States still struggling with heavy health insurance costs What is driving the changes in health insurance industry What does the future hold for the insurance industry with US ranking relatively poor when it comes to health care delivery Trying to make sense of US health insurance land..
As mHealth evolves the growing adoption of machinetomachine M2M technologies is helping bring greater automation to remote monitoring as wireless technology is used to transfer realtime data about patient vital signs and conditions directly to medical staff M2M technology can also help in the tracki..
This article provides guidance for the selection of disinfectants to be used for the biocontamination control of cleanrooms and controlled environments Control is important for product and patient safety The article focuses on factors contributing to microcidal and microstatic properties including c..