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Oct 2016

Frazier Healthcare Partners Acquires Matrix Medical Network

Frazier Healthcare Partners Frazier is pleased to announce that it has closed on the acquisition of a majority share of Matrix Medical Network Matrix from Providence Service Corporation Providence PRSC Based in Scottsdale AZ Matrix is a leading provider of inhome facility and communitybased risk adjustment and care man..


Oct 2016

Pinnacle Spine Group Announces Launch of InFill® V2 Lateral Interbody Device for Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgeries

Pinnacle Spine Group LLC a developer of innovative spinal fusion solutions engineered to deliver optimal bone graft volume and grafttoendplate contact today announced the launch of its InFill V Lateral Interbody Device The innovative InFill V Lateral Interbody Fusion device features a larger single graft chamber and a large loadbearing surface area..


Oct 2016

Amgen To Invest In Israel-Based eHealth Ventures

Amgen Europe GmbH an affiliate of Amgen Inc announced an investment in eHealth Ventures an Israelbased digital health incubator The investment reflects Amgens commitment to serving patients by driving innovation and sustainable healthcare through technology discovery and recognizes the importance of Israel as a source of innovation in eHealth and d..


Oct 2016

INTEGRIS Introduces Innovative Micro-Hospitals to Central Oklahoma

INTEGRIS announces a major initiative to build and operate microhospitals in a number of locations across central Oklahoma The first INTEGRIS microhospital will open in south Moore in with at least three other facilities planned to open in different quadrants of Oklahoma City within the next months Microhospitals are smallscale fully licensed in..

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Oct 2016

China International Medical Equipment Fair(CMEF AUtumn2016)

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions
Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center

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Oct 2016

GCC Pharmacy Congress

Maarefah Management
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel


Oct 2016

UCSF Health and John Muir Health to Expand Cancer Care Collaboration

UCSF Health and John Muir Health are augmenting th..


Oct 2016

ViiMed and Redox Team to Speed EHR Integrations

ViiMed a leading telehealth software provider toda..


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  • interviews

    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

    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

    Defining Imaging Biomarker Cut Points For Brain Aging And Alzheimer's Disease

    Abstract Introduction Our goal was to develop cut points for amyloid positron emission tomography PET tau PET flourodeoxyglucose FDG PET and MRI cortical thickness Methods We examined five methods for determining cut points Results The reliable worsening method produced a cut point only for amyloid PET The specificity sensitivity and accuracy of clinically impaired versus young clinically normal CN methods labeled the most people abnormal a..

    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..