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MiDiPATH project – Digital Microscopy in PATHological Anatomy

A digital microscope is a variation of a traditional optical microscope that uses optics and a digital camera to output an image to a monitor, sometimes by means of software running on a computer. A digital microscope often has its own in-built LED light source, and differs from an optical microscope in that there is no provision to observe the sample directly through an eyepiece. Since the image is focused on the digital circuit, the entire system is designed for…

Sweden’s robust healthcare industry

E-health is an integrated part of the healthcare sector. Swedish County Councils spend about SEK 10.6 billion ($1.2 billion) annually in healthcare IT, of which SEK 8 billion ($0.9 billion) is used for the procurement of services, software, equipment and supplies. It is estimated that 95% of all documentation in primary care is made in electronic healthcare records (EHRs), while the corresponding figure for specialized hospital care is estimated at 69%. E-prescriptions have become very popular, and it is estimated…

Next generation patient car

“The UAE is home to some of the world's most advanced healthcare technology, making it the number 1 country for health tourism, in line with the UAE's digital vision for 2021. An increasing number of visitors worldwide are travelling to the UAE for medical reasons, the provision of world-class patient care and the use of advanced technology is a huge draw. We expect to see more smart hospitals in the UAE this decade,” says Amer, VP and Regional Manager at…

Mecomed – The voice of MedTech industry in the MEA region

The UAE medical device market will record single-digit CAGR growth over the 2019-2024 period, with imports supplying much of the market. It will beneöt from an overall strong economic performance over the next öve years, despite a tough short-term outlook for 2020 due to Covid-19 As one of the most economically developed and diversified markets in the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates has a strong healthcare infrastructure. The creation of a world-class healthcare infrastructure is a top priority for…

Royal Philips introduces non-invasive ventilator therapy

“ExpiraFlow Technology represents a shift in the paradigm of ventilator COPD management toward more personalized therapy, which automatically optimizes ventilation to the individual needs of the patient,” said Peter Calverley, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, School of Aging and Chronic Disease at the University of Liverpool. “By monitoring the presence of EFL on a breath-by-breath basis, the A40 EFL system can automatically adjust therapy pressures to ensure efficient lung emptying and better gas exchange.  This new focus allows us to consider…