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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…

First independent data sharing platform for tracking and monitoring of temperature-controlled shipments

“Built on Nallian's data sharing platform, the Global Pharma Tracker integrates logistics, temperature and quality data into a single, real-time view of a shipment's journey, from factory to pharmacy. Data is injected in the data sharing platform from the responsible parties' systems, leveraging legacy systems and previous IT investments,” says Verheyen In order for medications, vaccines, and other pharmaceuticals to remain effective, they require optimal conditions in which they are stored in, cared for, and monitored. The environment inside pharmaceutical…

AIR Technology – MRI industry’s first suite of RF coils

The new coil design is 60 percent lighter than conventional coils and conforms to a variety of patient sizes  in fact, the 48-channel head coil is designed to fit 99.9 percent of patients. It is truly making MR a personalized experience for the patient An MRI consists of multiple coils of conductive wire stacked and loop around the core of the coil. Each wire serves a different purpose, but are usually a physically small antennae of sorts. They produce a…

Providing integrated solutions that advance minimally invasive procedures

Image Guided Therapy uses integrated solutions and smart devices to deliver accurate diagnoses by providing medical professionals with 2D and 3D imaging from three sides of the table without dislodging wires, tubes and pivoting or panning the table. Through the multi- dimensional imaging, doctors are able to easily pinpoint locations of distress without too many incisions and cuts Commonly known to be a central concept of 21st century medicine, Image guided therapy is the use of any form of medical…

Highlighting the importance of clinical effectiveness

“Undoubtedly it is variability in care. Healthcare leaders around the world tell us that this is one of the biggest challenges they face today. Variability drives inequality in health outcomes as well as health service inefficiency” The term clinical effectiveness means the application of the best knowledge, derived from research, clinical experience and patient preference to achieve optimum processes and outcomes of care for patients. The process also includes a framework of informing, changing and monitoring practice. Clinical effectiveness is…