Search Tag: China

Executive Health Management

Straumann-group-acquires-alliedstar-an-intraoral-scanner-provider-in-china

2023 21 Sep

Straumann Group to acquire AlliedStar to complement its intraoral scanner portfolio across different price points and expand market access of its digital solutions   The Straumann Group has signed an agreement to acquire AlliedStar, an intraoral scanner (IOS) manufacturer in China. It will enable the Group to offer customers in China a competitive...Read more

Executive Health Management

World-governments-react-to-omicron

2021 28 Dec

Around the world, government leaders and advisors are planning strategies for mitigating Omicron impact, which infects previously vaccinated individuals. Although Onicrom produces less severe disease than earlier COVID-19 strains, the variant’s substantially greater transmissibility creates other problems. Massive staffing shortages resulting from...Read more

ICU Management

Volume-20-issue-1-2020-1

2020 19 May

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ICU Management

Personal-experience-with-severe-covid-19-after-66-days-in-wuhan

2020 19 May

COVID-2019 has become a worldwide pandemic. After working in Wuhan as intensive care physicians for 2 months, we have gained significant experience and would like to share our experience about daily care and supportive therapies for severe COVID-19 patients with our colleagues all over the world. The goal is for all of us to gain victory over COVID-19....Read more

Executive Health Management

Where-are-the-most-effective-anti-covid-19-strategies

2020 27 Mar

The majority of countries have introduced at least some nation-wide measures aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The measures include stopping/limiting international and domestic movement, closing educational facilities, banning public gatherings or announcing quarantine, to name a few.   You may...Read more

ICU Management

Critical-care-response-to-coronavirus-outbreak-in-shenzhen-china

2020 26 Feb

In December 2019, there was an outbreak of a novel virus in Wuhan, China. Termed nCOV or coronavirus disease by the WHO, this infection is now a major public health concern not only in China but globally. The 2019 nCOV pandemic has led to a major influx of infected patients to hospitals and in particular to intensive care units. In China, this has...Read more

Executive Health Management

Novel-coronavirus-new-name-new-cases

2020 12 Feb

On 11 February, the World Health Organization (WHO) named the novel coronavirus, previously referred to as 2019-nCoV , COVID-19, which stands for ‘coronavirus disease 2019.’ The organisation underlined that it was careful to find a name without stigma, ie one that “did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, or an individual or...Read more

IT Management

Drones-shame-coronavirus-health-offenders

2020 08 Feb

  In healthcare, drones to date have traditionally been used to deliver supplies to remote or inaccessible areas. In the face of the C oronavirus 2019-nCoV spreading across China, the flying machines are now being deployed to press people into donning protective facemasks as part of multiple measures to control the virus.   Chinese police in...Read more

Executive Health Management

Coronavirus-outbreak-on-the-verge-of-global-emergency

2020 30 Jan

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), is reconvening the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on 30 January, to advise on whether the current outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The meeting is planned to start at 13:30 Geneva...Read more

Executive Health Management

Facilitating-collaboration-during-emergencies

2020 28 Jan

By 28 January, more than 100 people have died in China in the latest novel coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, outbreak, with over 4,500 confirmed infections. Besides China, the virus has also spread to at least 16 other countries. V arious health organisations around the world are reacting to the latest developments. You may also like:...Read more

Executive Health Management

Despite-measures-coronavirus-continues-to-spread

2020 27 Jan

By 27 January, the number of people killed in China by the new coronavirus has risen to 81, with almost 3,000 confirmed ill. The centre of the outbreak, Wuhan, is the capital of Hubei province, in which 76 deaths have occurred, with five deaths elsewhere. In an attempt to contain the spread of the virus, the city is in lockdown, several...Read more

IT Management

Bills-claims-and-analysis-blockchain-in-healthcare

2019 03 Sep

Increasing need to store and secure medical data, including sensitive patient information, is among key factors behind the expanded application of blockchain technology in healthcare. By 2025, it is estimated that global blockchain technology in healthcare market will be worth more than $1.636 billion.   This projection is contained in new research...Read more

Executive Health Management

Lions-health-2019-creativity-and-innovation-in-healthcare

2019 26 Aug

Lions Health 2019 has offered new insights and discussions on how creativity is being embraced by the healthcare industry.   Over two days, Lions Health 2019 offered new insights and fresh ideas on how creativity can be applied to improve healthcare through focussed discussion and knowledge. This year’s agenda included first-of-its-kind creativity covering...Read more

Health Management

Calling-china-s-champions-for-global-health

2017 09 Nov

How the economic giant is advancing healthcare across the globe   The World Health Organization (WHO) argues China’s private sector ecosystem capabilities have a great deal to offer global healthcare innovation.   Earlier this year at the World Economic Forum, President Xi Jinping delivered a hearty defence of globalisation. To people...Read more

ICU Management

Volume-17-issue-1-2017-1

2017 16 Mar

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Intensive-care-in-china

2017 16 Mar

Medicine in mainland China has progressed rapidly during the past 20 years along with rapid economic development. Although the number of ICU beds, doctors and nurses has increased, postgraduate professional education is still lacking. This article gives an overview of the history and current state of intensive care in China.   Critical care...Read more

Executive Health Management

Unc-collaboration-on-halting-violence-against-clinicians-in-china

2016 23 Aug

This spring, retired Director of Oral Health at Guangdong General Hospital in China, Chen Zhongwei, was attacked and killed by a patient he treated more 20 years earlier. The patient had claimed he was entitled to compensation for a discoloured tooth. He followed the dentist home and stabbed him over 30 times. Sadly, this story is not an uncommon...Read more

Cardiology Management

Soaring-childhood-obesity-in-china

2016 03 May

China is paying the price of adopting a western lifestyle with soaring childhood obesity, shows a   29 year study in nearly 28 000 children and adolescents published today in the   European Journal of Preventive Cardiology .1   Less than 1% of children and adolescents were obese in 1985 compared to 17% of boys and 9% of girls in 2014. The...Read more

ICU Management

Woman-infected-with-h7n9-in-china-in-intensive-care

2013 03 Apr

The woman who was the third person that contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu, is still critically ill in a hospital in Nanjing, in east China's Jiangsu province. She got the flu virus in Chuzou, in east China's Anhui province. Efforts are ongoing in order to figure out where the avian flu virus comes from, and if it can spread among humans....Read more