Weather-related issues, such as damage to Puerto Rican drug manufacturing sites during Hurricane...
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Sonoscanner secures bid to provide ultrasound scanners to Swedish hospitals
Sonoscanner, a France-based ultrasound scanner provider, has secured a bid to provide its ultra-portable ultrasound system, U-Lite, to all the hospitals in Sweden.
US hospitals warn of drug shortages caused by disaster, flu, GMP issues
Weather-related issues, such as damage to Puerto Rican drug manufacturing sites during Hurricane Maria last year, have played a role in bringing the issue of drug shortages to the public’s and regulators’ eyes.
Breast cancer screening in the UK: an administrative failure
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the world and the most common cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 16% of all female cancers.
Egypt’s Ministry of Health chooses Elekta’s radiation treatment technologies
Egypt's Ministry of Health has selected Elekta's radiation treatment technologies for its hospitals including the National Cancer Institute in Cairo.
The seven major markets face the growing burden of age-related macular edema
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye condition that causes the patient to gradually lose their central vision, which is used to focus the eye straight ahead.
Will Uber Health improve patient prescription drug compliance?
On March 1, Uber announced the launch of Uber Health, a platform that allows healthcare organizations, such as hospitals, clinics, physical therapy centers, and senior care facilities, to schedule transportation for patients to and from the location where they will receive medical care.
Shire, Microsoft and EURORDIS form a strategic alliance
Shire, a global biotechnology company focused on rare diseases, has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft, a well-known technology company, and the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS)–Rare Diseases Europe, a rare disease patient organization, in order to address the diagnostic challenges for patients living with rare diseases.