Search Tag: Medical Devices

Executive Health Management

2015 India Med Expo - The 5th International Medical Conference and Expo

2015 11 Dec

India Med Expo  is a 3 day event being held from 11th December to the 13th December 2015 at the Hyderabad International Trade Exposition Centre(HITEX) in Hyderabad, India. This event showcases product from Medical & Pharmaceutical industry. The exhibitor of this event will showcase the following products and services, Medical Technology, Laboratory... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging Leader NDS Demonstrates Vision in Motion at MEDICA 2015

2015 18 Nov

With cutting-edge 4K image clarity, combined with wireless mobility, imaging leader NDS demonstrates Vision in Motion at MEDICA 2015   NDS Surgical Imaging will bring a new level of mobility and flexibility to endoscopic surgery visualization at the MEDICA event in Dusseldorf, Germany.  NDS will preview its new patent-pending ZeroWire® MOBILE integrated... Read more

IT Management

Top 10 List of Health Tech Hazards

2015 16 Nov

Infections from flexible endoscopes, missed alarms, and opioid-related deaths are the top health technology hazards that hospitals and clinicians have to deal with in 2016, according to a new report from the ECRI Institute. The group recently released its  annual top-10 list of technology hazards to help hospitals prioritise technology safety efforts... Read more

ICU Management

Johns Hopkins Partners with IT Giant on ICU Devices

2015 25 Oct

A new collaboration between the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Microsoft plans to develop an IT solution that will enhance interoperability of medical devices in intensive care settings. The goal is to provide improved health data analytics that can help clinicians identify key trends aimed at preventing injuries and complications that... Read more

Executive Health Management

Mindray Medical Receives Reduced Buyout Offer

2015 12 Sep

Mindray Medical International Limited, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide has announced that the board of directors of the Company has received a revised non-binding proposal from Mr. Li Xiting, its Executive Chairman of the Board, President and Co-CEO, Mr. Xu Hang, its Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Cheng Minghe,... Read more

IT Management

MedCity Converge 2015

2015 01 Sep

MedCity CONVERGE provides the most accurate picture of the future of medical innovation by gathering decision-makers from every sector to debate the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. This national, executive-level summit gathers leaders from health systems, payers, medical device, pharma and digital health/health IT to join with entrepreneurs,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Vygon Group: Emmanuel Zylber New VP, Research and Development

2015 28 Apr

Zylber also joins the executive committee and will lead the group’s new research and development direction Vygon, the specialist single-use medical devices group, has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Zylber as vice president of R&D. He also joins the group’s executive committee. Emmanuel Zylber’s appointment comes as the Vygon Group aims to pursue... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medtronic Merges With Covidien, Moves Headquarters to Ireland

2015 28 Jan

The Irish High Court has sanctioned the merger of Medtronic with Covidien, a $48 billion deal which results in a new entity known as Medtronic plc. The merger relocates the new company’s legal headquarters to Ireland, where Covidien has been based. The move of Minnesota-based Medtronic to Ireland was not without controversy, with progressive politicians... Read more

Pharmacy Management

New Regulations Proposed for Off-Label Uses of Drugs

2015 28 Jan

Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have proposed a system that combines reporting, testing and enforcement regulations and allowing interim periods of off-label use for off-label drug prescriptions. The off-label use of drugs and medical devices in unapproved ways has long been... Read more

IT Management

Healthcare Apps: For Better or For Worse?

2014 07 Oct

Today, there are numerous apps that allow people to monitor their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, sugar levels, heart rate, sleep quality and even cancer. Approximately 20 percent of smartphone users have one or more of these applications installed on their mobile devices. It is being projected by 2015, 500 million smartphone users around... Read more