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Oct 2016

Medtronic Announces Health Canada Licence of the MiniMed™ 630G System

Medtronic Canada a subsidiary of Medtronic plc MDT announced the Health Canada licence of its MiniMed G system with SmartGuard technology for people with diabetes mellitus The MiniMed G system features a new insulin pump hardware platform and a new userfriendly design that combines personalized diabetes management with..


Oct 2016

FirstHealth of the Carolinas to Acquire Sandhills Regional Medical Center

FirstHealth of the Carolinas has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire Sandhills Regional Medical Center SRMC and its affiliates in Hamlet North Carolina The acquisition subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions is expected to be completed within the next days at which time SRMC will join FirstHealths extensive netw..


Oct 2016

Humanscale Healthcare Launches MedLink™

Humanscale Healthcare the leader in next generation pointofcare solutions that advance caregiver and patient safety engagement and satisfaction today announced the launch of MedLink an innovative medication delivery solution that streamlines complex nursing workflows and complements bedside medication administration to reduce errors and improve out..


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 with St Davids North Austin Med..

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China International Medical Equipment Fair(CMEF AUtumn2016)

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Oct 2016

GCC Pharmacy Congress

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Oct 2016


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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

    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..