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Cigna acquires Zurich Insurance Middle East

Cigna Corporation, a global health services company, announced the acquisition of general insurer, Zurich Insurance Middle East (SAL). The acquisition, which was successfully completed in June marks the beginning of a new phase of operations for Cigna as the premier provider of both health and wellness services to individuals, employers and government entities across the Middle East. With this acquisition, Cigna will operate in the UAE, Lebanon, Kuwait and Oman, further complementing its capabilities across the region. In line with…

Big Data in Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Industry to reach $4 billion in 2017

"Big Data" originally emerged as a term to describe datasets whose size is beyond the ability of traditional databases to capture, store, manage and analyze. However, the scope of the term has significantly expanded over the years. Big Data not only refers to the data itself but also a set of technologies that capture, store, manage and analyze large and variable collections of data, to solve complex problems. Amid the proliferation of real-time and historical data from sources such as…

Budapest Airport supports Cool Chain and Air Cargo Handling Conference

Budapest Airport, which is transforming its cargo facilities as part of its EUR160 million (HUF50 billion) BUD:2020 Development Programme, is backing two freight summits in the Hungarian capital this September. Central Europe's leading cargo hub is sponsoring the Cool Chain Association Pharma and BioSciences Conference and the Air Cargo Handling Conference, in Budapest on 18-19 September and 19-21 September 2017 respectively. Budapest Airport has recently opened two new state-of-the-art integrator buildings, and has started work on a dedicated freight centre…

Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanners available with advanced features

Clarius Mobile Health, a healthcare technology company, has released advanced features and options for its wireless handheld ultrasound scanner for medical professionals on the go. The Clarius App 3.1 Eclipse with the enhancements is available now on the App Store and Google Play. Clarius Ultrasound Scanners are intended for use as a visual stethoscope for clinicians to conduct quick scans and to guide short procedures. The Clarius C3 multipurpose ultrasound scanner is designed to image the abdomen and lungs; it…

Viavi MicroNIR™ Tablet probe unlocks accelerated analysis of pharma tablets and pills

Viavi Solutions announced the availability of the MicroNIR™ Tablet Probe, a handheld probe attachment for the analysis of pharmaceutical tablets & pills, small volume samples, or single grain kernels. The probe is compatible with the MicroNIR Onsite spectrometer system. It is the latest addition to several accessories developed by the Viavi OSP (Optical Security and Performance Products) business. Viavi's MicroNIR Tablet Probe unlocks accelerated analysis of pharmaceutical tablets and pills, food manufacturing and seed quality. A shift toward miniaturized spectral…