Product update

Unit 9 launches in West Midlands

Unit 9 is a short-term incubator that is intended to bridge the gap for young companies that need space, equipment and facilities, but do not have the funding for initial capital equipment. This new space will help companies that are looking to develop innovative devices, medicines, procedures, or systems to solve a health problem or improve quality of life. Through growing industries around these activities, it will contribute to retaining businesses and talent in the West Midlands. David Coleman, CEO…

Epworth HealthCare, BUPA to offer eligible patients rehab at home

Epworth HealthCare and Bupa will offer eligible patients increased access to rehabilitation in the home as part of an extension of their contract. The partnership will support innovative models of care by expanding rehabilitation in the home beyond traditional areas such as orthopaedics to neurological and reconditioning patients Epworth Group Chief Executive Dr. Lachlan Henderson said the partnership allowed for greater choice while maintaining access to high quality care. “Innovative programs such as rehab in the home are already providing…

New global initiative ‘Act4Biosimilars’ launched

Sandoz recently announced the launch of a new global initiative called ‘Act4Biosimilars’ to help address health inequity and inequality worldwide. Act4Biosimilars aims to increase patient access to advanced medicines by facilitating greater approvability, accessibility, acceptability and affordability (the 4 A’s) of biosimilars. The initiative is supported by a multidisciplinary Steering Committee of patient advocacy leaders, healthcare professionals, biosimilar experts and industry leaders from around the world, with a mission to increase global adoption of biosimilar medicines by at least 30%…

NVIDIA unveils Clara Holoscan MGX tool

Silicon Valley giant NVIDIA is expanding its arsenal of products for healthcare with the launch of Clara Holoscan MGX, a tool designed to help medical device organizations develop artificial intelligence tools. The company said the new technology was created to help industry players meet regulatory standards. “Deploying real-time AI in healthcare and life sciences is critical to enable the next frontiers in surgery, diagnostics and drug discovery,” said Kimberly Powell, vice president of healthcare at NVIDIA. “Clara Holoscan MGX, with…

PTOgo – first-of-its-kind travel medical insurance

International Medical Group® (IMG®) is excited to introduce PTOgo, a first-of-its-kind travel medical insurance offering for employers and employees that provides accident and sickness coverage for international trips during paid time off. Offered as an employee benefit, PTOgo includes a customizable number of days of travel medical insurance coverage for employees, their spouses, and their children to take leisure trips internationally in the year following a company's open enrollment period. By offering PTOgo, employers can raise their duty of care…