Issue 36
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Jun 2017

Paragon 28® launches the PHANTOM™ Lapidus Intramedullary Nail System

Paragon launches the PHANTOM Lapidus Intramedullary Nail the first dedicated intramedullary nail designed specifically for use in correction of arthrodesis of the first TMT joint Surgeons face a variety of challenges and complications in bunion correction with a Lapidus procedure Prominence of hardware creating patient discomfort Generation and maintenance of compression at fusion site to allow for proper healing Plantar…


Jun 2017

Merck and Premier Inc. Expand Collaboration to Address Chronic Care and Vaccination Rates

Merck known as MSD outside the United States and Canada and Premier Inc a leading healthcare improvement company have expanded their efforts to codevelop and test solutions to help improve patient care and wellness while lowering healthcare spending In Merck and Premier agreed to collaborate to develop and assess solutions that promote wellness and better care for specific groups of…


Jun 2017

FDA Approves First Companion Diagnostic Test to Simultaneously Screen for Multiple Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapies

The US Food and Drug Administration FDA has granted premarket approval to Thermo Fisher Scientific for the first nextgeneration sequencing NGSbased test that simultaneously screens tumor samples for biomarkers associated with three FDAapproved therapies for nonsmall cell lung cancer NSCLC Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancerrelated deaths in the US with NSCLC accounting for percent of all lung…

press releases


Jun 2017

FICCI Organizes TANCARE to Promote Tamil Nadu as a Global Healthcare Destination

Business Wire IndiaFrom Left to Right Dr T N Ravishankar President Indian Medical Association Tamil Nadu State Branch speaking Mr Ruban Hobday Head FICCI TNSC Mr Ar Rm Arun Chairman FICCI Tamil Nadu State Council Dr J Radhakrishnan IAS Principal Secretary to…


Jun 2017

Hospital based program launched to improve outcomes for stroke patients in China to impact world\'s largest population

BEIJING June PRNewswire Delivering big positive stroke outcomes for the worlds largest population is the aim of the American Stroke Association ASA and Chinese Stroke Association CSA with the launch of a quality improvement program adapted from the American Heart Associations guidelinesbased…


Jun 2017

Valley Presbyterian Hospital President/CEO and Senior Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer Recognized by Los Angeles Business Journal

VAN NUYS CalifBUSINESS WIRE Valley Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to announce that President and CEO Gustavo Valdespino was recently nominated and honored as the Hospital CEO of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal Dr Lori Burnell was nominated for the…

Events


Jun 2017

Myanmar Medical Heathcare Exhibition & Conference

Mita Services Pte Ltd
Tatmadaw Exhibition Hall


Jul 2017


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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

    Leukaemia: A deadly intruder

    Leukaemia was officially diagnosed in the year by John Hughes Bennett in Edinburgh He was an English physician physiologist and pathologist who first described Leukaemia as a blooddisorder During the th century European physicians called the abnormality weissusblut or white blood since the level of white blood cells in patients was found to be abnormally high Classification of Leukaemia took…

  • 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…