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IMAGING Management

QAELUM Completes € 2 Mio Internal Investment Round to Support Global Growth

2016 01 Sep

QAELUM N.V., the Belgium-based international specialist in medical quality monitoring and analysis, announces it has completed an internal capital round of € 2 Mio. The capital is provided by QAELUM’s current investors – including Gemma Frisius Fund KU Leuven and business angel Marc Beuls – extended with Dr. Jan Schillebeeckx, the current CMO of the... Read more

Health Management

A Closer Look At Financial Performance in Healthcare

2016 25 Aug

MANAGING COSTS, RISK, AND FINANCING TO CREATE AN ECONOMICALLY SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS Healthcare providers around the world face resource shortages, economic and regulatory uncertainty, and increasing market volatility. Trends such as alternative compensation models and public-private partnerships are leading people to rethink established business models... Read more

IT Management

How will HIMSS Value Score for EHRs Work?

2016 12 Jan

HIMSS Value Score is healthcare's first international quality measurement for the value of health IT. Launched in early December, the model will provide guidance to organisations seeking better strategies for turning their health IT investments into meaningful returns.The Value Score can be a useful tool especially to providers who may not understand... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical Research Investment Rates Rise in Asia, Fall in US

2015 13 Jan

A study which appears in the 13 January issue of JAMA reports that the funding of medical research rose across the world, especially in Asian countries, between 2004 and 2012. Notably, China tripled its investment from $2.6 billion in 2004 to $9.7 billion in 2012. The global growth of medical research investments comes despite a decline in the share... Read more

Health Management

Quantitative Imaging: Building the Foundations

2014 08 Nov

Note :RSNA recently announced an additional $1.27 million of funding from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) to support research by the Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA). The funding will be used towards the development of a Quantitative Imaging Data Warehouse, research to characterise the sources of... Read more

Health Management

Psychiatric Drug Development – A Dry Pipeline?

2014 08 Nov

Key Points • Psychiatric drugs are among the most profitable products for the pharmaceutical industry. • Despite this, investment in psychiatric drug development continues to decline. • A major reason may be the fact that there has been no major breakthrough in this area of drug development for the last thirty years. • Several “me-too” products have... Read more

Executive Health Management

Frost & Sullivan: Volume Rises, Value Falls for Healthcare M&A Deals

2014 13 May

Patent expiry, together with an increase in generic competition in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, is expected to bring a number of deals.According to newly released analysis from Frost & Sullivan entitled “Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Trends in the Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry”, evolving conditions in the marketplace... Read more


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