Categorie | Europa

Kort internationaal nieuws 4 mei 2012

  • The Second Wave of Clinical Mobility: Strategic Solution Investments for Mobile Point of Care in Western Europe

    Sponsored by: Intel Corporation.
    The highly collaborative and mobile nature of clinical teams makes the strategic investment in clinical mobility solutions essential to meet the intense demands being placed on healthcare providers today. Many of the same drivers – the need to improve access, quality of care, patient safety, and clinician efficiency to treat more patients cost-effectively – are setting in motion the second wave of clinical mobility.

  • New Technique May Help Severely Damaged Nerves Regrow and Restore Function

    Engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of assisting nerves damaged by traumatic accidents to repair naturally, which could improve the chances of restoring sensation and movement in injured limbs. In a collaborative study with Laser Zentrum Hannover (Germany) published in the journal Biofabrication, the team describes a new method for making medical devices called nerve guidance conduits or NGCs.

  • New Technique Could Improve Heart Attack Prediction

    An award-winning research project, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), has tested a new imaging method which could help improve how doctors predict a patient’s risk of having a heart attack. Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, a BHF Centre of Research Excellence, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge are the first to demonstrate the potential of combining PET and CT scanning to image the disease processes directly in the coronary arteries that cause heart attacks.

  • Harris Corporation Completes Integration of Carefx into its Harris Healthcare Solutions Business

    Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has fully integrated Carefx, into its Harris Healthcare Solutions business. Pairing the Carefx interoperability platform with Harris’ established delivery expertise, the organization is able to further help providers across the care continuum achieve clinical integration and improvements in care quality, safety, efficiency and performance.

  • Harris Healthcare Announced as Headline Sponsors of HC2012

    HC2012, the definitive event for health informatics run by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has announced Harris Healthcare is the headline sponsor for this year’s event. HC2012 will take place in its new home at the Business Design Centre, London on 2 – 3 May and is free to attend for all delegates.

  • IMS MAXIMS Reveals New Health Record Concept and Unveils Latest Advances

    IMS MAXIMSIMS MAXIMS is attending the HC2012 exhibition and conference 2-3 May 2012, where it will reveal a major new research concept and unveil an important upgrade to its MAXIMS ED Module. CEO Shane Tickell will also be among the high-profile speakers included in the conference programme.

  • Carestream Health Supports Continuing Mammography Education with Global Learning Programmes

    CarestreamCarestream is supporting a series of world-class mammography education, training and professional development opportunities, including CE and CME courses, to keep radiologists and radiographers updated on the latest breast detection trends.

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