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Dec 2016

Medical device maker Teleflex to buy Vascular Solutions for $1 billion

Teleflex Inc said on Friday it agreed to buy fellow medical device maker Vascular Solutions Inc for about billion Teleflexs offer of per Vascular share in cash represents a premium of percent to the stocks Thursday close The deal comes about months after Vascular Solutions and its founder CEO Howard Root were fou..


Dec 2016

DaVita Launches Joint Venture with Inspira Health Network to Provide Dialysis Services in South Jersey

DaVita Inc a leading independent provider of integrated health and kidney care services in the United States and internationally has formally announced the launch of a new joint venture with Inspira Health Network to enhance and expand dialysis services in South Jersey The new entity will provide quality services at three centers in Bridgeton Millv..


Dec 2016

Envision Healthcare and AMSURG Complete Merger

With the completion of the Envision Healthcare and AMSURG merger the new Envision has entered the next chapter of its journey to help improve lives in the communities it serves William A Sanger Executive Chairman of Envision Healthcare Corporation said Our two organizations complement each other in a way few others could and this merger accelerates..


Dec 2016

Universal Hospital Services Acquires Radiographic Equipment Services

Universal Hospital Services Inc UHS a leading nationwide provider of health care technology management and service solutions announced it has acquired Radiographic Equipment Services RES a San Diegobased provider of medical imaging solutions The addition of RES further strengthens our growing clinical engineering segment and enables us to deliver ..

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Dec 2016

Mission Therapeutics Appoints Colin Goddard as Chairman

CAMBRIDGE England December PRNewswire Michae..


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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

    The Prescription For A Revolution In Healthcare

    Technology can on occasion be hyped Gartner even has a methodology for it The Hype Cycle But when it comes to the hot topic of now the Internet of Things IOT all talks justified We believe that IOT will transform the way we work across many sectors especially so in healthcare IOT describes an environment where smart labels eg barcodes and RFID tags and sensors fixed to objects and linked to the i..

    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..