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Advancements in Nuclear medicine

The global nuclear medicine market size was valued at $6.1 billion in 2019 and is estimated to witness a CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period. Rising incidence of cancer is one of the major factors expected to boost the market for nuclear medicine. For instance, according to WHO, in 2018, globally there were an estimated 9.6 million deaths due to cancer According to the Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information, about one-third of all procedures used in modern…

xvision – A ground breaking advancement that will revolutionize surgery

xvision system is a first augmented reality guidance system for surgery that allows surgeons to 'see' the patient's anatomy through skin and tissue as if they have 'x-ray vision,' accurately navigating the instruments and implants during spine procedures Known to be the most promising digital health technologies at present and in the future, Augmented Reality has the potential to change healthcare, according to experts. Commonly known to us as AR, the technology is used in our everyday technology such as…

Challenges before the Japanese Healthcare sector

In Japan, health care system provides healthcare services. A country where the government has well controlled cost over decades by using the nationally uniform fee schedule for reimbursement. The government is also able to reduce fees when the economy stagnates. In the 1980s, health care spending was rapidly increasing as was the case with many industrialized nations. While some countries like the U.S. allowed costs to rise, Japan tightly regulated the health industry to rein in costs. Fees for all…

Saudi Arabia to focus on Healthcare Sector

Shehzad Jamal who is a Partner at Knight Frank and heads the Healthcare & Education Service Lines in conversation with Vasujit Kalia and shares his expertise on the health care sector in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabian government maintains its focus on the healthcare sector in line with the objectives set out in the Vision 2030, and the related interim targets for the year 2020 as defined in the National Transformation Plan (NTP). The healthcare sector retained its position as the…

Oman adds hi-tech facilities to its healthcare sector

Current healthcare expenditures in Oman are expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.1 percent from $3.2 billion in 2017 to $4.9 billion in 2022, according to a report published by Alpen Capital The Sultanate of Oman, resides on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. The country borders with the UAE to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest, and shares marine borders with Iran and Pakistan. The Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said has been the hereditary leader of the country, an absolute monarchy, since 1970. Sultan Qaboos is the longest-serving current ruler…