International Hospitals and Healthcare News

Moving away from siloed funding for better patient care
13 Aug 2018

The authors of an analysis published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) say that, in order to encourage innovation in healthcare, governments need to move away from siloed funding.

Study finds immigrants may subsidise the care of US citizens
10 Aug 2018

A recent study published in the International Journal of Health Services has found that immigrants use far less healthcare than non-immigrants and may subsidise the care of US citizens.

The Quest to protect patient data
10 Aug 2018

Global managed service provider Quest International, Inc. has announced the roll out of its IT managed services specialising in the healthcare industry.

Telemedicine presents challenges for physicians
10 Aug 2018

New research has found that physicians in a paediatric telemedicine service frequently face difficulties and challenges.

Rani Therapeutics CEO named one of the most inspiring people in life sciences
09 Aug 2018

Rani Therapeutics has announced that Chairman and CEO Mir Imran has been named to the 2018 PharmaVOICE 100 list.

New compounds could reverse ageing
09 Aug 2018

Researchers at the University of Exeter in the UK have developed new compounds that could reverse key aspects of the ageing of human cells, which could be the basis for a new generation of anti-degeneration drugs. The team tested compounds designed to target mitochondria, in a laboratory study of endothelial cells. They found that the number of older cells that have deteriorated and stopped dividing (senescent cells) was reduced by up to half.

Bupa increases stake in Bupa Arabia
09 Aug 2018

Bupa announced that it has completed an agreement for an increased five per cent stake in Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance.

New technology to improve patient care
08 Aug 2018

Call9 has announced the launch of SNF Assist, which leverages technology to provide nursing home administrators and operators with analytics to inform operational and medical decisions.