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Medicus announces diagnostic-data mobility initiative

2018 16 Nov

Medicus , a Vienna-based digital health company, is proud to announce a new initiative that aims to resolve the challenge of making the diagnostic data interoperable across different providers, countries languages, systems and machines. Medicus’ Diagnostic-Data Mobility Initiative (DDMI) aims to establish a platform and set of tools that can... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical experts once again were “spoiled for choice” at MEDICA and COMPAMED

2018 16 Nov

Once again, decision makers of the international healthcare industry were “spoiled for choice” when it came to the themes at the world’s largest medical trade fair MEDICA and the internationally leading supplier trade fair COMPAMED in Düsseldorf. On the four days of the fair, around 120,000 visitors (with an international share of approx. two... Read more

Executive Health Management

Abstract submission for the 43rd World Hospital Congress now open

2018 16 Nov

The 43rd World Hospital Congress of the International Hospital Federation opens its call for paper presentations and posters, inviting professionals from hospitals and health service delivery organizations to submit their abstracts. The International Hospital Federation and the Ministry of Health of the Sultanate of Oman, organizers of... Read more

IMAGING Management

Driving regional anaesthesia forward with point-of-care ultrasound

2018 12 Nov

Point-of-care ultrasound is playing an important role in the anaesthesiology department at Spain’s Hospital Clínic of Barcelona. Dr Xavier Sala-Blanch, Senior Doctor and Head of Section in the hospital’s Department of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation and Associate Professor of Anatomy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Barcelona, discusses... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDICA & COMPAMED 2018: Service providers & their suppliers show up on top form at their trade fairs

2018 08 Nov

Digitalisation of the healthcare industry offers huge potential Over the coming weeks, the most prominent date for decision-makers from all sections of the international healthcare industry approaches once more. They have had it marked indelibly in their diaries and have been looking forward to travelling to it for the entire year. They’re... Read more

IT Management

Sectra to provide vendor-neutral platform for medical imaging AI project in the UK

2018 06 Nov

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will provide its vendor-neutral platform for AI to the consortium Northern Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC). University of Leeds announced today (Tuesday November 6) that the three-year project has received a total investment of £17.1m from UK Research and Innovation and the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra highlights how to handle security vulnerabilities in medical imaging at RSNA 2018

2018 01 Nov

At RSNA 2018, international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will demonstrate how healthcare providers can boost radiology reading and reporting efficiency without compromising patient integrity.   “Recent reports from the US Department of Homeland Security have shown critical vulnerabilities in the imaging IT solutions... Read more

IMAGING Management

Deaconess Health System in the US chooses Sectra as its enterprise imaging vendor

2018 25 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will install its enterprise imaging solution, for both radiology and cardiology, throughout Deaconess Health System. Integration between Sectra and the Epic EMR will ensure efficient workflow and physician access to all patient images and information within the healthcare system.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Samsung unveils a new ultrasound system ‘HERA W10’ powered by beamforming technology at ISUOG 2018

2018 21 Oct

New image reconstruction architecture designed to support easier diagnosis to enhance  workflow and user experience with innovative features and ergonomics   Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, is showcasing its new generation of premium ultrasound system HERA W10 and prototype... Read more

Executive Health Management

The talks at HEALTHIO will cover Artificial Intelligence and predictive systems

2018 19 Oct

Hospitals, universities, research centres and leading companies in the health industry will play prominent roles in the 311 talks that will be given at HEALTHIO , the meeting point for the health sector which prioritizes citizens, set to be held in Pavilion 8 of the Montjuïc venue between 16 and 18 October. The topics to be discussed include... Read more

Executive Health Management

HEALTHIO invites patients, professionals and innovators to create a new healthcare ecosystem

2018 19 Oct

HEALTHIO will bring together healthcare users, professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators with the aim of creating a new ecosystem which all the stakeholders can assist in designing. Thus, from 16 to 18 October, Pavilion 8 of the Montjuïc venue will bring together more than 300 speakers and the technological breakthroughs achieved in recent... Read more

Executive Health Management

Well-being, personalised medicine and chronic diseases, the pillars of Healthio

2018 19 Oct

The major hallmark which defines Healthio as an unprecedented arena for innovation in the world of events devoted to the health sector is the existence of guided tours which, grouped together into three thematic areas (health and well-being, personalised medicine and chronic diseases and ageing), define the exhibition and education-related aspects... Read more

Executive Health Management

HEALTHIO showcases the innovations constituting the healthcare of the future

2018 18 Oct

Applications for self-injections of adrenaline in cases of severe allergies, devices to detect potential meningitis in newborn babies, diabetes self-monitoring systems, artificial intelligence software to predict new clinical episodes and applications for developing personalized medicine were just some of the hundreds of innovations shaping the healthcare... Read more

IMAGING Management

Applications now invited for the BIR/GE Radiation Safety Travel Award

2018 16 Oct

£1,000 funding offered for award designed to promote worldwide innovation in radiation safety.   The BIR/GE Radiation Safety Travel award aims to share best practice in radiation safety. Participants are asked to design a new tool or resource to improve radiation safety in healthcare. This could be innovative software or a novel use of new... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 International Hospital Federation Award winners revealed

2018 10 Oct

The winners and merit awardees of the 2018 International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards were revealed today at the Awards Ceremony held at the 42nd World Hospital Congress at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in Australia.   The IHF Awards, which celebrates and recognizes hospitals and healthcare organizations with demonstrable... Read more

IMAGING Management

US Regional Health selects Sectra as its enterprise PACS vendor

2018 02 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  will install its radiology and cardiology PACS throughout South Dakota-based Regional Health. The Sectra solution, integrated with the Epic EMR, will ensure high system availability and reliability throughout the five hospital, twenty-five clinic organization. “Nearly... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dr Jane Phillips-Hughes inaugurated as President of BIR 2018-2020

2018 01 Oct

On 21 September 2018, Dr Jane Phillips-Hughes, Consultant Radiologist from Churchill Hospital, Oxford was inaugurated as the new President of the BIR, at the Malmaison Hotel in London.   At a reception attended by around 90 members, corporate members and supporters as well as representatives from other professional bodies, Andy Rogers handed... Read more

IMAGING Management

A helping hand for paediatric intensive care

2018 01 Oct

Doctors working in the eight-bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid use point-of-care ultrasound extensively to evaluate the condition of critically ill children, and find it essential to their work. Dr José Luis Vázquez Mart í nez, Head of UCIP at Hospital Ramón y Cajal, with over 25... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra Tiger to protect NATO secrets from eavesdropping

2018 01 Oct

International cybersecurity company Sectra announces that NATO has placed an order for the encrypted mobile phone Sectra Tiger/S 7401. With Sectra’s solution, NATO officials can communicate highly confidential information classified at the NATO SECRET security level without the risk of eavesdropping.  Sectra Tiger/S 7401 has been developed... Read more

IMAGING Management

Applications invited for BIR/IEL Make it Better Award

2018 28 Sep

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) is pleased to announce that the BIR/IEL Make it Better Award is now open for entries.   Now in its fifth year, this award is for the group of people who have demonstrated the best improvement in an aspect of service delivery by making it more effective, or through improved patient experience. This might... Read more