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Oct 2016

Svelte Medical Systems Announces CE Mark Certification of DIRECT RX™

Svelte Medical Systems Inc announced it received CE Mark certification of the DIRECT SirolimusEluting Coronary Stent RapidExchange RX System for the treatment of coronary artery disease The first patient to receive DIRECT RX was treated by Auke Weevers MD a practicing interventional cardiologist at Albert Schweitzer Zi..


Oct 2016

FDA seeks to improve hospital reporting of device injuries

The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking to improve hospital reporting of injuries and deaths associated with medical devices after inspections at hospitals revealed widespread underreporting of such events The FDA initiated the inspections following highprofile safety scandals involving power morcellators and contaminated duodenoscopes Mo..


Oct 2016

BioCardia Closes Merger With Tiger X Medical, Inc.

BioCardia Inc today announced completion of its merger with Tiger X Medical Inc effective today In connection with the merger Tiger X Medical will change its name to BioCardia Inc The combined company will commence trading under the symbol BCDA as of the open of market October on OTC PINK Immediately prior to the merger BioCardia converted all o..


Oct 2016

Life Care to pay record $145 million over false claims

Life Care Centers of America Inc and its owner Forrest Preston agreed to pay million to resolve a US lawsuit accusing the company of submitting false claims for rehabilitation therapy services that were not reasonable necessary or skilled the US Department of Justice said on Monday The accord with the Cleveland Tennesseebased company is the Justi..

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China International Medical Equipment Fair(CMEF AUtumn2016)

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions
Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center

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Oct 2016

GCC Pharmacy Congress

Maarefah Management
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel


Oct 2016

ABILITY Network Announces 2016 HomeCare Elite Winners



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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

    Is Dialysis the next big opportunity in Indian Healthcare?

    Background With increasing life expectancy and prevalence of life style diseases US has seen an increase in prevalence of chronic kidney disease CKD in the last decade In western countries diabetes and hypertension account for over rd of the cases of CKD In India too diabetes and hypertension today account for cases of CKD According to a recent study China India and USA are among the top three ..

    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..