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Executive Health Management

Innovative Home Medication Dispensing Service Introduced by Philips

2014 21 Feb

Chronically ill patients living independently at home can now benefit from a new service combining automated dispensers and personalised pre-packed medication  Royal Philips has announced the expansion of its focus on home healthcare by introducing an innovative home medication dispensing service created to offer support to chronically ill patients... Read more

Cardiology Management

Tiny Chip Device to Transmit 3-D Images from Inside Heart Arteries

2014 20 Feb

A team of researchers has developed the technology for a catheter-based device that would be able to provide real time, 3-D imaging from inside a persons’ heart, coronary arteries and peripheral blood vessels.  This innovate device could offer better guidance during heart surgery and enable more clearing of clogged arteries to be done without... Read more

Executive Health Management

Analytica 2014: Greiner Bio-One Presents Innovative Cryo.s Biobanking Tubes

2014 14 Feb

At Analytica 2014 from 1 to 4 April in Munich, Greiner Bio-One, a technology partner for the diagnostic and pharmaceutical industry, will be presenting an innovative solution for storing biological samples in biorepositories. Greiner Bio-One has been developing and producing products for cryogenic storage for 30 years. With the new Cryo.s biobanking... Read more

ICU Management

Dräger Celebrates 125th Anniversary

2014 14 Feb

Germany based company marks “125 years of heartfelt dedication” Dräger is turning 125 in 2014. The medical and safety technology company has officially kicked off the anniversary year with a ceremony on February 6 which was attended by numerous guests from business, politics and science. A grand opening at Lübeck’s Holstentor has marked... Read more

IT Management

Sectra Signs Major Agreement With Healthcare Region in Scandinavia

2014 11 Feb

A customer in Scandinavia has signed a four-year agreement with the IT and medical technology company Sectra. The order value amounts to SEK 32 million (approx. EUR 3.4 M). The agreement includes development, maintenance and support for the customer’s regional IT solution for managing medical images and patient information, the Sectra RIS and PACS.... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDICA 2014: Education Conference – Where Medicine and Technology Meet

2014 10 Feb

This year’s MEDICA Education Conference, part of the industry show MEDICA 2014 in Düsseldorf (November 12th through 15th) is dedicated to the interrelations between medicine and technology.  The conference theme is “Medicine meets technology – technology meets medicine”. As an academic conference, the event addresses physicians and medical professionals,... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS 2014: Carestream Showcases New Upgraded Vue PACS Platform

2014 07 Feb

Carestream’s Works-in-Progress PACS, Archive, Image Viewer, Patient Portal and Cloud Services Will Be Upgraded With New 64-Bit Windows/Intel Technology to Elevate Performance While Reducing Costs           Carestream will showcase upgrades to its healthcare IT portfolio at HIMSS 2014 as works in progress that include a new CARESTREAM Vue PACS... Read more

IMAGING Management

Fluke Biomedical Acquires Unfors RaySafe

2014 06 Feb

Fluke Biomedical, the world's leading manufacturer of biomedical test instruments, has announced the acquisition of Unfors RaySafe. With this acquisition Fluke Biomedical adds industry leading quality assurance devices for diagnostic x-ray from Unfors RaySafe. With an enhanced portfolio especially in the fields of diagnostic x-ray, real-time... Read more

IMAGING Management

Colon Camera Pill Receives US FDA Approval

2014 05 Feb

Camera-in-a-pill manufacturer Given Imaging announced that it received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for a pill able to provide visualisation of the colon, making it available to a global market of 3 million procedures per year. The pill, a swallowed capsule endoscope entitled PillCam Colon, is designed for the detection of colon... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS 2014: Improved Care Team Communications Through Mobile Heartbeat CURE

2014 30 Jan

Consolidating clinical communications, patient-centric workflow and a real-time clinical team directory, a secure smartphone application connects all members of a patient’s care team and enables better patient care at a lower cost. Mobile Heartbeat launches Mobile Heartbeat CURE (Clinical Urgent REsponse), a smartphone application enabling secure... Read more