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Digital disruption within healthcare

Effective application of AI, big data, analytics, cloud computing, IoT, and mobile technology can make radical advances in patient care, staff productivity, and operational efficiency, explains Grant Thornton Digital disruption has affected almost every industry across the globe, promising to create further dynamic impact as humans and machines navigate new ways of working. The healthcare industry is not immune to this disruption, in fact, it is experiencing a technological revolution, we are witnessing a shift from traditional to modern tech…

New mobile healthcare app to bridge gap between patient and doctor

A new innovative mobile healthcare app, MyMedicNow, has been launched in the UAE to help bridge gap between patients and doctors. It also helps patients search for medical conditions and find related local healthcare providers. The launch is timely as UAE's mobile health industry is positioned for a robust growth, said the founders and developers of MyMedicNow. The Global Mobile Health (mHealth) Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 33.8 per cent over the next decade to…

Boecker® showcases Public Health Solutions

Boecker®, the Middle East's largest public health company, brings over two decades of experience in pest management, food safety and biosecurity solutions to the annual Gulfood Manufacturing Exhibition. The three-day event takes place in Dubai from 31st October to 2nd November. The company is set to introduce its newly designed certification programme named OHS LiteTM. The programme was tailor-made to service the F&B industry and address occupational health and safety concerns in the workplace. The Certification is assured by the…

A deeper look at HIV’s first clinical data

Johnson and Johnson announced first-in-human clinical data for an investigational HIV-1 vaccine regime in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies Quot: The mosaic immunogens are delivered through viral vectors, including Janssen's AdVac® technology based on adenovirus serotype 26 (Ad26). The viral vectors are combined with other components such as soluble proteins to form mosaic-based prime-boost vaccine regimens that first 'prime' and then 'boost' the immune system, with the aim of producing stronger and longer-lasting immunity to HIV.” - Maria Pau,…

Leading the battle against counterfeit drugs

PharmaTrack, Unisys's newest innovation, combines leading security, advanced data analytics and compliance technology to help combat theft and counterfeit drugs Pharmaceuticals have long being used to improve health and extent our lives. However, the practice of drug delivery changed dramatically in the past decades but getting drugs safely and efficiently from the manufacturer to the patient has been a long-standing issue for pharmaceutical companies. Stolen, counterfeit and FDA regulated products such as prescription or over the counter medicines, medical devices…