Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Healthcare News

  • Philippines urges its Muslims to forgo Haj this year

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: The Philippines Health Ministry has urged its large Muslim population to abort the haj pilgrimage this year, due to MERS fears. The health department spokesperson Mr Lee Suy, sai...Read more

  • Information optimization to lower healthcare cost'

    Healthcare |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Healthcare providers face the challenge of reducing costs, so any method that can help improve revenue cycle management is welcomed by both CIOs and CFOs. They try to cut rising ...Read more

  • Indonesian piligrim falls prey to MERS now

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The Indonesian Health Ministry has confirmed that an Indonesian man who went on an Umrah pilgrimage, has tested positive for the deadly virus in Abu Dhabi. The victim, who is a ...Read more

  • Deadly drug-defying bacteria discovered

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Doctors at the Samsung Medical center have revealed a new group of drug resistant pathogens that had affected five elderly Korean patients between 2011 and 2012. The bacteria, e...Read more

  • Sun Pharma announced manufacturing consolidation

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2014

    Singapore: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced that, as a part of its manufacturing consolidation in the US, it has notified the Workforce Development Agency for the State of Michi...Read more

  • Dengue pandemic threat with monsoons:Vietnam

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Although there was a 42 percent dip in the number of annual dengue cases in Vietnam this year, roughly 10,000 people were infected and six were killed with the disease, confirmed...Read more

  • Vaccination model to eradicate JE: Malaysia

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Sarawak, a Malaysian state, had conducted a successful vaccination campaign for infants to eradicate Japanese encephalitis (JE) from the state. The program was designed to vaccin...Read more

  • iSonea launches health cloud for asthma app

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Medical technology company iSonea will unveil AsthmaSense Cloud monitoring technology at a national asthma conference in Australia.  The AsthmaSense Cloud enables automatic t...Read more

  • Saudi official fired over rising MERS gloom

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: As the MERS death count reached a peak, the Saudi Arabian health minister fought back by sacking one of his deputies. The ministry said on Twitter that the MERS coronavirus deat...Read more

  • Health on your handheld

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    mHealth Capturing innovations at the intersection of mobile communications and health "mHealth market expected to reach $58.8 billion globally by 2020." *Allied Market Research Projections...Read more

  • Patients leading healthcare revolution

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    In spite of unimaginable growth achieved in a matter of few years, analysts have predicted that this is indeed only the beginning of digital healthcare disruption. It has been said that dri...Read more

  • China steps up to enhance infant healthcare

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Healthcare technology and service provider, PerkinElmer, has collaborated with China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) to develop and implement three-year ...Read more

  • Philips healthcare chief resigns

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Royal Philips CEO, Ms Deborah DiSanzo, has decided to quit the company after the healthcare group of Philips reported a disappointing second quarter results. Philips has also de...Read more

  • Healthcare challenges in Asia

    Healthcare |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 May, 2014

    Illustration by Anil Babu Healthcare challenges in Asia can be viewed as drivers for innovation rather than simply obstacles to overcome*World Health Organization Among the many problem...Read more

  • Singapore to host conference on wearable technology for healthcare

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore is all set to host 4th Mobile and Wearable Technology: Healthcare 2014 Conference from 3 - 4 April 2014. Mobile networks are the enabler of digital health while wearab...Read more

  • Oxford Univ spin off gets $20 mn for retinal gene therapy

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Syncona, an independent subsidiary of the Wellcome Trust, has made a $19.60 million (£12 million) investment in NightstaRx, which is a spin-out from the University of Oxford and...Read more

  • We make the best memories by age 25: Research

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Researchers at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) have found that when older adults were asked to tell their life stories, they overwhelmingly highlighted the central influenc...Read more

  • China reports four new H7N9 infections

    Healthcare |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified four new laboratory-confirmed cases of H7N9 virus to the World Health Organization (WHO) on June 4, 2...Read more