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Oct 2016

Varian and McKesson Specialty Health Announce Strategic Agreement for Advanced Radiotherapy Equipment and Software

Varian Medical Systems and McKesson Specialty Health announced a strategic agreement for the deployment and servicing of Varian advanced radiotherapy equipment and software over a threeyear period across The US Oncology Network and Vantage Oncology affiliated sites of care This multiyear agreement delivers significant ..


Oct 2016

St. Jude Medical Shareholders Approve Merger with Abbott

St Jude Medical Inc a global medical device company today announced that based on the preliminary voting results from St Jude Medicals Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today St Jude Medical shareholders approved the merger agreement under which Abbott NYSE ABT will acquire St Jude Medical Based on preliminary vote results approximately ..


Oct 2016

Brazil and Colombia to scale up bacterial fight against Zika and dengue

Health authorities in Colombia and Brazil will launch largescale mosquitocontrol campaigns using a using naturally occurring bacteria known as Wolbachia to fight the spread of dengue and Zika viruses among people Smallscale trials of the technique which involves infecting mosquitoes with Wolbachia to prevent them from spreading the viruses have sh..


Oct 2016

Frazier Healthcare Partners Acquires Matrix Medical Network

Frazier Healthcare Partners Frazier is pleased to announce that it has closed on the acquisition of a majority share of Matrix Medical Network Matrix from Providence Service Corporation Providence PRSC Based in Scottsdale AZ Matrix is a leading provider of inhome facility and communitybased risk adjustment and care management services to health pla..

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China International Medical Equipment Fair(CMEF AUtumn2016)

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions
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Oct 2016

GCC Pharmacy Congress

Maarefah Management
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel


Oct 2016


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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..