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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…

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…