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Dec 2016

MSD Completes Merger with First Choice Medical Supply

MSD a nationally recognized supplier of technology enabled medical device and supply chain solutions to alternate site health care facilities announced today that it has completed its merger with First Choice Medical Supply First Choice a privately held national distributor of medical supplies and ancillary products se..


Dec 2016

Provision Healthcare Receives FDA Clearance of the ProNova SC360 Proton Therapy System

Provision Healthcares research development and manufacturing subsidiary ProNova Solutions has received FDA k clearance for its SC proton therapy system only four years after commencing research and development This is the first and only compact degree pencil beam scanning proton therapy system capable of treating patients at all angles without mov..


Dec 2016

First Cancer Patients in the World Treated with the Smart, New Accuray Radixact(TM) System

Accuray Incorporated ARAY announced today that leading hospitals in Europe and the United States are now treating patients with the new Radixact Treatment Delivery System fully integrated with the new Accuray Precision Treatment Planning System and iDMS Data Management System The first patient treatment in the world was administered at the Universi..


Dec 2016

St. Jude Medical Receives CE Mark Approval for Full Body MR Conditional Labeling for the Proclaim Elite Spinal Cord Stimulation System

St Jude Medical Inc STJ a global medical device company today announced CE mark approval for fullbody magnetic resonance MR conditional labeling of the Proclaim Elite Spinal Cord Stimulation SCS System With the latest approval patients who receive the Proclaim Elite SCS System can now undergo fullbody magnetic resonance imaging MRI diagnostic scans..

events

15 - 17

Dec 2016

EUSC 2016 - 5th Emirates International Urological Conference

Emirates Urological Society
Dubai World Trade Centre

05 - 08

Jan 2017

Digital Health Summit 2017

Living in Digital Times
Sands Expo and Convention Center


Dec 2016


Dec 2016

GW Formally Launches New GW Cancer Center

WASHINGTON Dec PRNewswireUSNewswire The George..


knowledge bank

  • interviews

    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..