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This Healthcare Magazine is the source for a plethora of unique Healthcare articles. Several notable figures in the medical industry, from top med schools and hospitals are featured in the Medical Sciences section, with their expert knowledge of the field.

World-Class Accreditarions

Issue 11

Foreword

Asia’s tryst with accreditations
Asia’s tryst with accreditations

Is it not also true that no physician in so far as he is a physician considers or enjoins what is for the physicians interest but that all seek the good of their patients For we have agreed that a physician strictly so called is a ruler of bodies and..

Healthcare Management

In the Passionate Pursuit of Healthcare Excellence

Its time for healthcare organisations to adopt drastic changes in their existing systems in order to reduce medical errors and deliver quality healthcare..

Interview - Lean in Healthcare
Interview - Lean in Healthcare

The difference between lean and the previous methods is that lean focuses on the entire healthcare process itself whereas traditionally healthcare has focused on separately scheduled individual activities..

World-class via Accreditations

Medical tourism has played a catalytic role in making the Asian hospital strive for worldclass quality standards..

Interview - Lean in Healthcare

The difference between lean and the previous methods is that lean focuses on the entire healthcare process itself whereas traditionally healthcare has focused on separately scheduled individual activities..

Medical Sciences

Anaesthesia - The 21st century challenge

The challenge for the 21st century anaesthesia leaders will be to bridge the widening gap in practice and education within the speciality whilst at the same time increasing its safety..

Cardiac Surgery
New techniques

The focus of new techniques has been on making cardiac surgery safe minimally invasive and costeffective..

Cancer
Early detection strategies

Using biomarkers representing proteins with different biological functions may allow complementarity in cancer detection resulting in increased sensitivity without compromising specificity..

Surgical Speciality

Bariatric Surgery
The minimal access approach

Minimal access surgery has come as a boon for bariatric surgery..

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Rise of the robotic systems

The reason why MIS has so explosively spread all over the world is that there is a significant difference in postoperative quality of life of the patients with MIS visvis open surgery..

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Emerging trends

Technological innovations in the field of robotics and telemedicine will drive the future of minimally invasive surgery..

Diagnostics

Human Genome and the Molecular Diagnostics Market

Molecular technologies will drive the expansion in market size and the range of applications in the molecular diagnostics market..

Equipment Devices

Ventilation Monitoring - Non-invasive is the way

Noninvasive methods to monitor ventilation are valid surrogates for arterial blood gas analysis..

Partnerships and Innovation
The growth factors

Developing a product pipeline is being considered seriously and will be an essential factor for the growth of the Indian pharma market..

Medical Glove Manufacture - Going powder free

The amount of aeroallergens in areas where powdered gloves are worn can increase 510 fold when compared to those where only powderfree gloves are used..

Information Technology

Medical Care
Wireless sensor networks

Wireless sensor networks are particularly relevant to preventative care offering patients the potential to enjoy their home environment minimise their time in hospital improve their quality of life and hopefully prolong their life expectancy..

Asia\\\'s Challenge to Medical manufacturers

The era of passive sales to local distributors is rapidly drawing to a close..

Medical Errors
RFID to the rescue

Against the background of medication errors and wrong treatments costing the health system several million dollars every year RFID can provide an important contribution to improving the quality of treatment and increasing the safety of hospital routi..

Telesurgery in Asia
Are we there yet?

Telemedicine has traditionally been more popular with countries of huge geographical distances where access to medical care for patients living in remote areas is scarce However telemedicine has also proven itself to be viable in a landscarce place s..

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