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Oct 2017

Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH to Acquire Surgical Process Institute

Johnson Johnson Medical GmbH today announced a definitive agreement to acquire German software company Surgical Process Institute SPI a leading specialist for the standardization and digitalization of surgical workflows in the operating theatre SPI provides innovative software solutions designed to improve patient outcomes and operating room efficiency by reducing variability in surgical procedures This acquisition underscores Johnson Johnson Medical Devices…


Oct 2017

Genomic Vision Signs a Distribution Agreement with AmCare Genomics Laboratory in China for Its FSHD Diagnostic Assay

Genomic Vision a company specialized in the development of diagnostic tests for the early detection of cancers and hereditary diseases and applications for life sciences research today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with AmCare Genomics Laboratory to market the FSHD diagnostic assay in China We are thrilled to have acquired Genomic Visions technology and signed an…


Oct 2017

Bernoulli® Health Expands Coverage to Canada

Bernoulli Health the developer of the advanced Bernoulli One clinical surveillance medical device integration MDI and realtime data analytics platform announced today that it is now selling its solutions in Canada With more than installed systems in the US the expansion into Canada is another indicator of the positive trajectory of the companys growth Given the growing interest we have…

press releases


Oct 2017

Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Granted FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Systemic Scleroderma

SAN DIEGO Oct GLOBE NEWSWIRE Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals Inc EHP which is developing medications based on cannabinoid science today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has granted Orphan Drug Designation for its lead molecule EHP for the treatment of…


Oct 2017

Medical Technology Experts to Address the Impact of Innovation in Shaping Patient Outcomes across Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association APACMed the only regional trade body for the medical devices equipment and in vitro diagnostics industry will host the third annual Asia Pacific MedTech Forum from November at The Star Performing Arts Centre in Singapore Under…


Oct 2017

GE Healthcare Receives Carequality Certification, Advancing Data Exchange with Cloud Technology

GE Healthcare today announced that it has received Carequality certification to enable seamless data sharing by its ambulatory EHR customers with thousands of hospitals physician practices payer networks vendors and consumer services nationally Already a KLAS top performer for interoperability impact on…

Events


Oct 2017

7th Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course

K.I.T Group Middle East FZ L.L.C
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers


Oct 2017

Medtrade 2017

Emerald Expositions
Georgia World Congress Center,Atlanta


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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…