/Tag: #Healthcare

The Advent of Value-Based Care Models

2020-02-17T07:48:28+00:00February 17th, 2020|Articles|

Medtronic is committed to working with the health community to better leverage technologies and services that improve patient outcomes, integrate care delivery and support the global shift toward value-based healthcare, says Rob ten Hoedt, Medtronic’s Executive Vice President.

Going Digital: Advancing the Future of Health

2020-02-17T08:36:36+00:00February 14th, 2020|Articles|

GE Healthcare has developed NASA-style command centres for hospitals allowing them to monitor critical data in real time to ensure efficient patient care. Kieran Murphy, Global CEO of GE Healthcare, talks about the benefits of artificial intelligence while sharing his vision of the digital healthcare transformation.

Addressing the Global Antibiotics Crisis

2020-02-06T12:42:03+00:00February 6th, 2020|Articles|

The global burden of infections resistant to existing antimicrobial medicines is growing at an alarming pace while major pharmaceutical companies are backing away from developing new antibiotics. We spoke with Marc Lemonnier of Antabio, one of only a handful of private firms dedicated to new antibiotics R&D.

Giving Micro-Fabrication a New Meaning

2020-02-06T12:03:11+00:00February 6th, 2020|Articles|

From bio-pacemakers to micro-robots manoeuvring the bloodstream – Lithuanian company Femtika is producing 3D micro- and nano-structures by applying very advanced fabrication techniques. Vidmantas Sakalys, Femtika’s CEO, outlines the company’s plans and shares his view on emerging trends in nanomedicine.

Generics Vital to Reduce Healthcare Costs

2020-02-06T12:01:23+00:00February 6th, 2020|Articles|

Generic drugs are typically cheaper than brand-name pharmaceutical products; they free up healthcare budgets to finance the next wave of innovation and the development of new drugs, says Berit Lindholm, President and CEO of Bluefish Pharmaceuticals.

A Netflix Model for Healthcare

2020-02-06T12:10:23+00:00February 6th, 2020|Articles|

Kris Sterkens says the healthcare system needs to transition from treating disease to preventing illness and could well adopt a Netflix model whereby payers take out a subscription and spread their payments for costly therapies over a number of years.

The Digi-Med Revolution is Here

2020-02-06T12:09:50+00:00February 5th, 2020|Articles|

Proteus Medical Health has invented the world’s first digital pill, with a view to surmounting the problem of patients failing to take medicines as prescribed. Andrew Thompson explains how the collection, analysis and application of data will be central to the new health economy.

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