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ICU Management

The TYKS Neonatal ICU Deploys Ascom Alert Messaging Solution

2015 22 Jun

The neonatal intensive care unit at Turku University Hospital (TYKS) has deployed the Unite Cardiomax solution, provided by Ascom Miratel, with the goal of promoting a safer patient environment for newborns who require a hospital stay. The Unite Cardiomax solution integrates with the hospital’s patient monitoring system to send alarm messages to a caregivers’... Read more

ICU Management

Roche Receives FDA Clearance for the Cobas Cdiff Test to Detect Clostridium Difficile

2015 04 Jun

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided 510(k) clearance for the cobas Cdiff Test to detect Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) in stool specimens. The cobas Cdiff Test targets the toxin B gene found in toxigenic C. difficile strains directly in specimens from symptomatic patients.... Read more

Executive Health Management

EAHP: Drug Shortages Affect 86% of European Hospitals

2014 17 Nov

A new report by the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) reveals widespread medicine shortages that are affecting all countries in Europe. The top affected areas are medicines to fight infection, cancer drugs, and anaesthetics, the report says.The EAHP report, which surveyed more than 600 hospital pharmacists in 36 European countries,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Electrical Energy Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Potentially Viable Alternative to Medication

2014 19 Feb

Treatment using electrical energy, opposed to medications, could be a viable first option for the treatment of certain type of Atrial Fibrillation According to a study published in the February 19 issue of JAMA, treatment with electrical energy (radiofrequency ablation) administered to patients with untreated paroxysmal (intermittent) atrial fibrillation... Read more

Executive Health Management

Large Scale DNA Study Offers Clues for Rheumatoid Arthritis

2013 27 Dec

An international team of researchers has conducted the largest genetic study ever, and by involving almost 30,000 patients it was possible for them to identify in excess of 40 new areas in DNA that increase a person’s risk of being affected by rheumatoid arthritis.The scientists’ work consisted of comparing the DNA of arthritis patients to those... Read more


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