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All the latest news from MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2017.

Preparing and Engaging Nurses in the Informatics Revolution

Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management

There is no question we are living in a time of exponential growth of technology. Many Asia Pacific (APAC)countries are investing heavily in Health Information Technology (HIT) which has significant impact on the healthcare workforce. In APAC, like other regions in the world, the nursing profession comprises the largest workforce delivering patient care so to prepare and engage nurses is critical to advance the transition to digital health.

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08 Nov 2016

Mobile Image Access Saves Time

Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management

In today’s healthcare environment, the ability for providers to exchange and share imaging is becoming increasingly critical on many fronts. Electronic access to images improves provider workflow, clinical operations and patient care through time savings and efficiencies. When providers access images with mobile devices, these benefits increase. Mobile devices are perfectly suited to the pervasive mobile workflow of clinical care providing untethered access to patient information and communications. When used for mobile image viewing, mobile devices support faster interpretation and consultations and improve patient outcomes. This article reviews the clinical and patient care time savings of electronic image exchange using mobile devices and describes the features that mobile image viewers require to achieve these efficiencies safely and securely.

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08 Nov 2016

Technology and Improved Health Outcomes

Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management

It is no secret that healthcare services around the world are facing systemic challenges caused by demographic change and lifestyle-related conditions. While a considerable effort has gone into understanding the origins of these problems, comparatively little progress has been made in harnessing the power of technology to help provide solutions. There are many challenges facing the healthcare sector, three in particular being: the ageing population, the growth of lifestyle-related chronic illnesses, and the financing of services. These three significant issues cannot be addressed effectively without appropriate technologies in place to support the speed of potential solutions. The good news, is that these technologies exist and are ready to be implemented by forward-thinking healthcare providers.

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08 Nov 2016

Preoperative Rehabilitation: Fit for Surgery

MEDICA Magazine

Preoperative rehabilitation is gaining importance in medicine. It helps to prepare patients for upcoming treatments and surgeries, thereby reducing risks and complications during surgery and making faster rehabilitation possible.

Interview with Associate Prof. Wilhelm Bloch, Institute for Cardiovascular Research and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne

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24 Oct 2016

Are prosthetic interventions for transtibial amputees cost effective?

MEDICA Magazine

Decreased burden on the health care system and a higher quality of life for patients likely offset higher initial costs of amputation and prosthetic intervention.

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11 Oct 2016

Health, environmental goals agreement signed by 14 Asia Pacific countries

HealthCareAsia Daily

Officials and high-level ministers from 14 Asia Pacific countries assembled and signed the Manila Declaration on Health and Environment on October 8. The agreement will provide specific sustainable development goals (SDGs) that the health and environment sectors can adopt within and among the states represented in the assembly.

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10 Oct 2016

Dates announced for MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2017

Media Release

The 8th edition of MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND, the leading medical and healthcare event in Thailand and the region, will take place at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) in Bangkok, Thailand from 6 – 8 September 2017.

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27 Sep 2016

MFA 2016 reports record-breaking numbers due to growing exhibitor interest

HealthCareAsia Daily

Recent editions of Medical Fair Asia, the region’s leading exhibition for the medical and healthcare sector, have been seeing growing exhibitor interest from North America and the Middle East as Southeast Asia continues to expand as an attractive market.

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23 Sep 2016

Networked healthcare – Apps and co.

Medica Magazine

Digitization is on the rise and doesn't even stop with medicine. A video doctor consultation, a fitness app or a collection of data for a better cancer treatment: eHealth combines the possibilities of the internet with the demands of medicine and opens up entirely new possibilities for the medical industry.

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10 Apr 2016

MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND Continues To Attract International Interest

Media Release

The global footprint of MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2015 was firmly fortified as the 7th edition of Southeast Asia’s most established medical and health care event that came to a close on 12 September with 7,226 trade visitors from 59 countries. The 3-day exhibition which focused on hospital, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical and rehabilitation equipment and supplies, welcomed 600 exhibitors from 42 countries including 15 national pavilions and country groups from Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, UK and for the first time the USA, Turkey and Italy. The internationality of the exhibition was further reflected in the number of visitors, an increase of 13% compared to the last edition in 2013. 34% of the overall visitors came from overseas, mainly from ASEAN countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Vietnam, as well as other Asian countries including China, India, Japan and Taiwan.

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30 Sep 2015

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