Issue 41 | 2018
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Oct 2018

Varian Unveils New Bravos Afterloader System for Brachytherapy Treatments

Varian today announced the Bravos afterloader system for High Dose Rate HDR brachytherapy treatments Based on over five years of inclinic research Bravos is an integrated system designed to improve the patient and clinic experience by simplifying brachytherapy treatment and providing greater workflow efficiency HDR brachytherapy involves delivering radiotherapy by temporarily placing a tiny radioactive source directly into the tumor…


Oct 2018

Olympus 3D/FlexDex® for Minimal Access Surgery Simplifies Suturing, Redefines Robotics

Olympus a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures among other core businesses announced today the launch of the ENDOEYE FLEX D and the FlexDex Needle Driver DFlexDex laparoscopic surgical solution Through an exclusive US distribution agreement Olympus is leveraging its innovative ENDOEYE FLEX D laparoscopic imaging technology with the wristed needledriver of…


Oct 2018

Allina Health Joins AVIA and Affirms Commitment to Improving Care through Digital Innovation

Allina Health a leading notforprofit health system that serves communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin has joined AVIA the nations leading network of healthcare organizations committed to transforming care through digital innovation he decision to become an AVIA Member extends Allina Healths legacy of weaving innovation into its daily delivery of quality patient care For example earlier this year the…


Oct 2018

Reliable Respiratory Acquires Attleboro Area Medical Equipment

Reliable Respiratory one of New Englands leading home respiratory and specialty medical equipment providers today announced the acquisition of Attleboro Area Medical Equipment of Attleboro Mass Reliable will continue to provide delivery of equipment and clinical support for respiratory home care to AA Medical Equipments patients while expanding its offering of a variety of home medical equipment and supplies Attleboro…

press releases


Oct 2018

Centric Medical™ Announces 510(k) Clearance of the SATURN™ External Fixation System

Centric Medical a division of Life Spine Inc which focuses on developing surgical implants for the treatment of lower distal extremity pathology announced today That the US Food and Drug Administration FDA has given k marketing clearance to the SATURN External Fixation…


Oct 2018

MC3 Cardiopulmonary Announces FDA Clearance of Crescent™ for Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

MC mccorpcom today announced the launch of the Crescent Jugular Dual Lumen Catheter the first such device cleared by FDA for ECMO Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the United States MCs Crescent catheter is placed through the jugular vein and is connected to…


Oct 2018

Northwestern Medicine Cardiologist First in Illinois to Use Novel Treatment for Chronic Pulmonary Embolism

Totally out of breath and thoroughly exhausted Sherry Seals figured she caught influenza she couldnt shake Local doctors found blood clots in her lungs which would typically be treated with medication that would allow a return to a normal lifestyle But her…


Oct 2018

Sensus Healthcare Brings Groundbreaking SRT-100 Vision System to Israel's Largest Hospital for Skin Cancer and Keloid Treatment

Sensus Healthcare Inc a medical device company specializing in the noninvasive treatment of non melanoma skin cancers NMSC and keloids with ImageGuided Superficial Radiation Therapy IGSRT today announced that the Company has shipped its third SRT Vision system to Israel with the…

Events


Oct 2018

ESMO 2018 Congress

Neue Messe München


Oct 2018

Global Cardiology Summit

Conference Series LLC Ltd
Hyatt Regency Osaka


Oct 2018

International Conference On Healthcare Simulation

Meetings International Pte Ltd


Oct 2018

10th World Hematology and Oncology Congress

Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel


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    Wound Irrigation Solution Developments

    The indispensable role of wound irrigation solutions in wound management has led to the development of novel wound irrigation formulations with improved efficac..
  • 2

    Healthcare Facility Trends in the West

    Healthcare and disease for most part is geography agnostic The Nature and spread of chronic ailments is similar and hence care for the same is also same globall..
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    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 ..

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 cell sorting FACS and ..

  • Articles

    Wound Irrigation Solution Developments

    The indispensable role of wound irrigation solutions in wound management has led to the development of novel wound irrigation formulations with improved efficacy and enhanced specificity Owing to the associated significant morbidity and mortality wound management presents critical challenges to the healthcare system Surgical site infections SSI in particular are the most common HospitalAssociated Infections HAI and were found to…

  • Techno Trends

    TUFTS University Researchers Develop Smart Bandages to Monitor and Treat Chronic Wounds

    Researchers from TUFTS University have developed a prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds and deliver appropriate drug treatments to improve the chances of healing The research is aimed to transform bandaging from a traditionally passive treatment into a more active paradigm to address a persistent and difficult medical challenge The bandages are designed with heating…

  • 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

    Fujirebio Europe NV - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

    Fujirebio Europe NV Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the companys history corporate strategy business structure and operations The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis information on the companys key employees key competitors and major products and services This uptotheminute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand…

    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

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