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Aug 2016

CellTrak Partners with University Health Network to Commercialize Innovative Health Care Solutions

CellTrak Technologies the provider of the industrys leading mobile health care delivery and management solution announced today its support to further develop UHNs Medly program Medly is used at over home care locations and is a collection of applications designed to help patients manage their chronic disease conditio..


Aug 2016

ImPACT® Is The First Concussion-Specific Medical Device to Receive FDA Clearance

ImPACT the most widelyused and most scientificallyvalidated computerized neurocognitive concussion management tool available is the first medical device of its kind to receive US Food and Drug Administration FDA de novo clearance FDA clearance has been granted under Computerized Cognitive Assessment Aid for Concussion a new category for a device th..


Aug 2016

Hansa Medical presents results from Phase II study with IdeS in sensitized patients

Hansa Medical AB Announces top line results from Swedish ongoing phase II study with IdeS in sensitized patients presented Study is expected to be finalized in Q Results show that IdeS has enabled kidney transplantation in all out of included sensitized patients Phase II study also shows that ides treatment resulted in negative cross match te..


Aug 2016

TeamHealth Acquires the Operations of Grossmont Emergency Medical Group

TeamHealth Holdings Inc a leading physician services organization announced the acquisition of the operations of Grossmont Emergency Medical Group GEMG Based in the San Diego area GEMG provides care to more than patients each year through staffing and management of the emergency department at Sharp Grossmont Hospital We are excited to partner wi..

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Aug 2016

HIMSS AsiaPac16

HIMSS Asia Pacific
Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok

31 - 02

Aug 2016

Medical Fair Asia 2016

Messe Dusseldorf Asia Pte Ltd
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


Aug 2016


Aug 2016


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  • interviews

    Bioserve Biotechnologies India Pvt. Ltd.

    Chief Technology Officer
    Cancer Genetics has always focused on translating cancer related genetic discoveries into diagnostic tests We have had success in bringing many fluorescence in situ hybridization FISH immunohistochemistry fluorescence activated ce..

  • Articles

    Expanding Healthcare Delivery in India: From Hospitals to Home

    The Need The concept popular in the developed nations such as US and also developing countries akin to India such as China is gaining ground and the reasons are obvious Indias geriatric population aged over currently at over million is expected to grow to approx million by The burden of chronic diseases is increasing rapidly amidst aging population sedentary lifestyles diet changes and rising..

  • Research Insights

    Mapping HCI Principles To Design Quality Of Mobile User Interfaces In Healthcare Applications

    Abstract This paper reports on research carried out in the field of HumanComputer Interaction HCI on the interaction between a human and a mobile device in the specific case where a healthcare professional uses the mobile device to access a medical application The quality of mobile user interface is crucial in the healthcare domain as the attention of healthcare professionals is usually on the patient and not on the system and so lowquality UIs ..

  • White Papers

    The Availity Information Revolution: A Humana White Paper

    Summary Health information technology is a top priority Why Shared eRecords would result in lower costs and safer more integrated patient care Recently Humana and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida created the Availity Health Information Network Availity works across percent of Florida hospitals with percent of practicing doctors participating This inevitably resulted in the expans..

    Advisory Board

  • Pradeep Chowbey

    Pradeep Chowbey

    President - Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS)
  • Gabe Rijpma

    Gabe Rijpma

    Health and Social Services Industry Director, Public Sector Group, Microsoft Asia Pacific, Singapore
  • Peter Gross

    Peter Gross

    Chairman, Internal Medicine, Hackensack University Medical Center, USA
  • Malcom J Underwood

    Malcom J Underwood

    Chief,Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
  • John R Adler

    John R Adler

    Dorothy & TK Chan Professor, Stanford University, USA

editorial Section

  • Managing Change

    No surgeon would ever enter the operating room without a refined understanding of the relevant anatomy and physiology Yet one of the most compelling reasons for the chronically high failure rates of change initiatives is a limited appreciation for the fact that the focus and skills necessary to operate an organisation are very different than the focus and skills needed to change an organisation This article spotlights the change resister those saboteurs who are harmful to the health of next innovation..

  • Assessing surgical outcomes

    Methods that assess individual patient variables would appear to offer the best methodology for assessing surgeon and anaesthetist performance..

  • The Future of Wearables

    Fitness trackers health and activity monitoring wearables are increasingly prevalent yet focus primarily on data capture Design and materials approaches that merge precise data capture with clinically relevant reporting and positive user experiences are more likely to succeed Here are key performance indicators for successful wearable design and adoption..

  • Chemical Allergy in Healthcare

    This article will present a review of the problem of chemical allergies associated with glove use and key considerations in the selection and use of alternative medical glove produ..