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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…

The next generation Electronic Document Management system for healthcare in the UAE

Specifically designed for patient records to deliver a paperless healthcare environment, MediViewer provides clinicians and relevant hospital staff with a powerful, intuitive and user-friendly solution to view a patient’s digitized paper and electronic records. This simple yet sophisticated platform facilitates rapid access to clinical content providing a 360º view of a patient’s record at the point of care A document management system (DMS) is a system used to receive, track, manage and store documents and reduce paper. Most are capable…

RMIT scientists to develop electronic skin for pain, temperature and pressure sensing

Scientists at the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have announced the development of an artificial skin material that can sense pain, temperature, and pressure. It’s remarkable because it replicates how real skin responds to stimuli, which sends appropriate electric signals through neural pathways to the brain. The technology is slated to allow for life-like transmission of tactile sensations through prosthetic arms and legs, and may even help replace skin grafts with artificial solutions. According to RMIT, the electronic skin ‘replicates’…

Croatia’s robust healthcare sector

The Croatian government is currently undertaking an extensive reform of the healthcare sector to increase its efficiency and limit spending to more affordable levels. Business Monitor International forecasts healthcare expenditures to grow by 1.9% in US dollar terms, reaching $4.74 billion by 2022. Private sector expenditure is expected to grow at a rate of 3.1% by 2021 Croatia is a country in Southeast Europe. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and…