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Sep 2017

CHRISTUS Health and HealthTrust Announce Partnership to Foster a Clinically Integrated Supply Chain

HealthTrustSM a leading healthcare performance improvement company and CHRISTUS Health an international faithbased notforprofit health system announced today the signing of an agreement naming HealthTrust as the total spend management partner and exclusive national group purchasing organization GPO for the Catholic health ministry The agreement is effective November CHRISTUS Healths Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Randolph Safady calls…


Sep 2017

South Africa’s Areta Health Selects Medsphere Healthcare IT Solutions

Medsphere Systems Corporation the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology IT solutions and services today announced that the company has reached an agreement with South Africas Areta Health for comprehensive support of the organizations hospital network The contract covers Areta Healths Specialist Day Hospital SDH system spread throughout South Africa The hospitals in turn anchor an integrated…


Sep 2017

Cerveau Technologies, Inc. Announces Collaboration with Banner Health

Cerveau Technologies Inc today announced a research collaboration with Banner Health to support various research projects studying the stages of Alzheimers disease and other neurodegenerative diseases These research projects will utilize an investigational imaging agent MK to be used in positron emission tomography PET scans for assessing the status and progression of neurofibrillary tangles NFTs in the brain NFTs made…

press releases


Sep 2017

Medical Tourism in Sri Lanka to Boom with the Offer of Low-cost Services and Government Support

Business Wire IndiaSri Lankas ambition to compete with market giants like India Malaysia and Thailand in the South Asian medical tourism industry has invigorated the countrys healthcare vertical Most foreign patients to Sri Lanka hail from neighbouring countries such as Maldives and…


Sep 2017

FDA clears first duodenoscope with disposable distal cap

The US Food and Drug Administration today cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap a new feature that will improve access for cleaning and reprocessing The Pentax EDiT model duodenoscope is intended to provide visualization and access to the upper…


Sep 2017

ProQR to Present at Two Investor Conferences in September

LEIDEN the Netherlands Sept GLOBE NEWSWIRE ProQR Therapeutics NV NasdaqPRQR today announced that the Company will present at two investor conferences during the month of September Cantor Fitzgerald Global Healthcare Conference On Tuesday September at am ET Daniel de Boer Chief Executive…

Events


Sep 2017


Sep 2017

3rd Annual MENA Orthopedic Congress

Maarefah Management


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    Cervical Cancer

    In a world of abundant options awareness is a myth As humans continue to go ahead in time and develop through science and technology we no more have the time to..

Knowledge Bank

  • Interviews

    Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

    MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology
    Dr Tarinee Tangcharoen is a consultant in Echocardiography and Cardiac MRI and a noninvasive cardiologist lecturer at Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol university She is also the cotreasurer of Thai Society of Cardiac Imaging Dr Tangcharoen published more..

  • Articles


    CardioOncology is the care of cancer patients with cardiovascular disease While it has been a speciality for a few years in the USA and in some parts of Europe it is in its infancy in the UK However the speciality is rapidly expanding in the UK with a number of hospitals developing CardioOncology services This review aims to give the…

  • White Papers

    Order Sets: A Poka-Yoke For Clinical Decisions

    Poka unintended mistake Yoke avoid is the Japanese equivalent for error proofing This Lean Manufacturing strategy is more relevant than ever in healthcare today Why FIRST DO NO HARM The Supreme Court of India recently ordered one of the largest compensations so far in the country to a girl who lost her vision at birth in a case of medical…

  • Industry Reports

    Ellex Medical Lasers Limited (ELX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    Ellex Medical Lasers Limited Ellex is a medical technology company It develops manufactures services and distributes a comprehensive range of medical equipment for use in ophthalmic procedures The company also offers a range of thirdparty medical devices and technologies Ellexs product portfolio includes laser therapy equipment surgical techniques intraocular lenses IOLs photocoagulators and ultrasound systems for the diagnosis and treatment…

    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
  • David A. Shore

    David A Shore

    Distinguished professor, Innovation and Change, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics.
  • 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

    Eat or Be Eaten

    The article asks whether Asian health providers should look at mergers and acquisitions in order to stay competitive and avoid being eaten by larger players…