Harvard Medical International Set to Play Key Role in Saudi Arabia Health Care Transformation

Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 16, 2010 — Partners Harvard Medical International (PHMI) has signed agreements with two Saudi Arabian institutions that are establishing new medical schools. Dr. Andrew JeonThe Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital in Jeddah and the Al-Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh have both engaged PHMI to assist with the development of […]
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Boston University Takes Part in Dental Fair 2010 in Dubai

Boston University Dental Health Center – Dubai, a member of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Center (AMC), today announced its participation at the Dental Fair 2010. Organized by the Higher Colleges of Technology Sharjah Women’s College at its campus from 24 – 25 February, the event provided a perfect platform to discuss […]
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Dubai lags behind in health reforms – Gulf News

Dubai: Abu Dhabi’s implementation of compulsory health insurance in 2006 has left Dubai lagging behind in its health insurance reforms. Dubai had planned to follow in the footsteps of Abu Dhabi’s mandatory health care insurance scheme but, owing to a change in the financial climate, the scheme was suspended, leaving a large percentage of low-income […]
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Jordanian Minister of Health Visits Dubai Healthcare City

Dr. Nayef Al Fayez, Jordanian Minister of Health, today visited the premises of Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of TECOM Investments. Abdullatif AlMulla, Group Chief Executive Officer of TECOM Investments, and Dr. Abdulkareem Sultan Al Olama, Vice-President of the Centre for Healthcare Planning and Quality (CPQ) at DHCC, received the Jordanian minister and the […]
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Siemens Healthcare introduces automated breast ultrasound system at Hospital in Mumbai

Siemens Health-care has introduced an automated breast volume scanner (ABVS) at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre in Mumbai. The ABVS automatically acquires volume images of the breast, helping in comprehensive screening of breast using ultrasound. Acuson S2000, an ultrasound system by Siemens Healthcare uses the technology of ABVS, which comfortably images patients with dense breast […]
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GE Healthcare Unveils Future of Healthcare IT at HIMSS10

ATLANTA, Feb 28, 2010 This week in Atlanta, healthymagination takes center stage as GE Healthcare uses its technology expo to demonstrate how it will affect cost, quality and access in healthcare systems across the world. At the annual meeting of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the company will showcase new innovations and achievements […]
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European research funders throw weight behind UK open access repository

Launched in January 2007, UKPMC is a free-to-access digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed biomedical and life sciences research. As of February 2010, it holds over 1.7 million full text articles. The ambition of the repository is to become the information resource of choice for the UK biomedical and health research communities and eventually to expand […]
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Taconic Expands Presence in Growing Korean Market Through Distribution Agreement With Bio-Medical Sc

Taconic, a leading provider of life sciences solutions to researchers worldwide, announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Bio-Medical Science Co., Ltd. (BMS) of Seoul, Korea for the purpose of providing life science researchers in Korea with improved access to the rodent models and associated services that are vital to their work. Taconic’s laboratory […]
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Private medical clinics in Qatar to be closed in three years

DOHA: All clinics in Qatar run by general practitioners will be phased out in three years, a senior official of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) said yesterday. A specialist degree has been made mandatory for physicians operating such facilities. General practitioners running clinics will be given three years’ time to upgrade their status to […]
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Centre for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) launches internet tool to track blood transfusions

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) has come up with a new surveillance system to track adverse reactions to blood transfusions.The Hemovigilance Module part of CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network is an Internet-based surveillance system that allows CDC and health care providers to track and analyze health care-related infection information. CDC developed the system with […]
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GE Healthcare, Intel Corporation and Mayo Clinic committed to develop a new delivery care model for patients

GE Healthcare, Intel Corporation and Mayo Clinic are committed to develop a new patient centred delivery care model for patients. Mayo Clinic will conduct a research to determine if home monitoring of patients with chronic diseases can be done using Intel’s remote patient monitoring technology. This will reduce hospitalisations and emergency department visits. With the […]
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Health MIS- Direct and Indirect Benefits

Management Information system (MIS) has been defined by Weitkamp in his book  ‘ Integrated Health Systems- logic, information and strategy- A Master’s Paper’ as ‘computer or linked computer systems designed to inform and enhance management decision making by providing integrated data from various and often distributed pertinent sources’. In a chapter on ‘Portable Health Administration’ […]
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NextGen Healthcare Addresses Four Critical Health IT Issues at HIMSS10

HORSHAM, Pa., Feb 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — At the Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition (HIMSS10), NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (“QSI”) /quotes/comstock/15*!qsii/quotes/nls/qsii (QSII 57.24, +0.14, +0.25%) , will address four critical healthcare IT issues through […]
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