Issue 36
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Jul 2017

Northwell Health and Israel Collaborate to Advance Patient Care

Northwell Health has signed an agreement with the Israel Innovation Authority IIA to collaborate on the development validation and implementation of medical innovations that advance patient care Representing hundreds of medical technology startup companies in Israel the IIA is a governmentbacked agency that partially funds newly founded companies to help them develop and bring their products to market Israel is…


Jul 2017

Samsung Introduces BodyTom Elite® CT Scanner

Samsungs BodyTom the worlds first portable fullbody slice CT computed tomography scanner just got even better The BodyTom Elite is the newly upgraded BodyTom which received FDA k clearance on June Incorporating a fresh new visual design upgraded software hardware and workstation the BodyTom Elite will make its mark as the goto premium advanced fullbody mobile CT scanner We reengineered…


Jul 2017

HCA Announces Agreement to Acquire Florida Hospital from Community Health Systems

HCA Healthcare which operates hospitals freestanding surgery centers and numerous other outpatient centers in states and the United Kingdom today announced an agreement to acquire Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring Florida from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems Inc Upon completion of the transaction Highlands Regional Medical Center a bed hospital miles west of Fort Pierce will be part of…

press releases


Jul 2017

Sonora Quest Laboratories and Commonwealth Primary Care ACO Team up to Streamline Patient Care

Commonwealth Primary Care Accountable Care Organization ACO has selected Sonora Quest Laboratories to be the preferred provider of diagnostic testing for their patients in Arizona The partnership will streamline patient care and improve communication between Sonora Quest Laboratories and Commonwealth ACOs network…


Jul 2017

Arrow® Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device Receives FDA Market Clearance

Teleflex Incorporated a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery has announced today that its Arrow Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device received market clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration FDA The new Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device is…


Jul 2017

Bhopal Surgeons have a date with a Roving Robot

Business Wire IndiaView of the da Vinci Surgical Robot by Intuitive Surgical that wheels into Bhopal hospitals on July A da Vinci surgical robot is being taken around to visit Indian cities Now on July it makes its way to Bhopal where…

Events


Jul 2017

12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017

Singapore Hospice Council and Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network
Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre


Jul 2017

Healthcare Recruitment Roadshow

Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions
Marriott Hotel, Manila


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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..

  • 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…