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Surge in medical devices driving growth in the GCC healthcare sector

The strength of rebound at 5.8% suggests that healthcare growth is on track to return to pre-Covid levels - between 2010 and 2020, the GCC region had the highest healthcare infrastructure investments with a major increase in the number of hospitals and beds. The number of hospitals almost doubled in most countries, and at least 80% of the hospitals and primary care clinics built in the GCC were driven by government initiatives and expansion plans (Mashreq & Frost & Sullivan) Strong…

Dr. Kapil Khurana: Pioneer of Cosmetic Dentistry

The global cosmetic dentistry market size was valued at $23.02 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $43.06 billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 8.0% during the forecast period (fortune business insights) Dental veneers are thin, tooth - colored shells they are attached to the front surface of teeth to improve their appearance. They're often made from porcelain or resin- composite materials and are permanently bonded to your teeth. Veneers can be used to treat a number of different cosmetic…

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…