HEALTHCARE

Dubai Health Authority Implements Masimo Patient SafetyNet™August 14, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI) announced today that the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the government organization that oversees the healthcare systems of Dubai, is augmenting its current inventory of Masimo equipment and technology with the implementation of Masimo Patient SafetyNet™*, a supplemental remote monitoring and clinician notification system, at two hospitals in Dubai. Masimo Patient SafetyNet enables information from bedside monitors, such as Masimo Root® with the Radical-7® or wearable Radius-7® Pulse CO-Oximeter®, to be accessible from a central viewing station. When changes occur in measured values, which may indicate deterioration in a patient’s condition, Patient SafetyNet automatically sends wireless alerts directly to clinicians, wherever they may be. In addition, Patient SafetyNet can automate the transfer of patient data, including admission......

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Health minister meets with planning committee August 13, 2017

Health Minister Mahmoud Sheyyab stressed the need to improve the administrative, technical and operational performance of medical staff in hospitals and health centres, during a meeting with the ministry’s planning committee on Saturday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Sheyyab instructed the relevant authorities in the ministry, in coordination with the Civil Service Bureau, to complete the procedures for appointing a number of health"...

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UNHCR, Italian hospital partner to help refugee, Jordanian children August 12, 2017

The UNHCR in Jordan on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the paediatric hospital Bambino Gesu’ to conduct medical interventions for Jordanian and refugee children with serious illnesses.

The partnership will ensure over 300 children receive life-saving surgeries in 2017, a UNHCR statement said.

The collaboration will also allow an exchange of professional"...

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Gulf Inject partners with Zulekha Healthcare GroupAugust 10, 2017

Gulf Inject, a Julphar company - the region’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, has announced it has signed a local distribution agreement with Zulekha Healthcare Group.

The business milestone event was held at the Gulf Inject manufacturing facility located in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai in the presence of dignitaries and representatives from both companies.

Launched"...

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Health Ministry shuts down private hospital in Irbid August 10, 2017

Minister of Health Mahmoud Sheyyab on Wednesday announced the shutdown of a private hospital in Irbid and issued a warning against another hospital in Amman, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

According to the director of the licensing department at the ministry, Nasser Kashman, the hospital was shut down due to alleged violations of the regulations for private hospitals and the Public Health Law. The hospital will only be reopened once the"...

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FDA Allows WIN Consortium to Proceed with Targeted Tri-Therapy Clinical Trial in First Line Treatment of Metastatic Non Small Cell Lung CancerAugust 10, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- WIN Consortium (WIN) received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s approval to start the clinical investigation of a novel therapeutic approach using a combination of three targeted therapies for the first line treatment of patients with advanced Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). The Survival Prolongation by Rationale Innovative Genomics (SPRING) trial will aim to enroll patients who are usually offered first line platinum-based chemotherapy. Patients"...

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Sheyyab tours Petra health facilities August 9, 2017

Health Minister Mahmoud Sheyyab on Tuesday confirmed, during a visit to the Petra district, that the development of health services in Petra is a “top priority” for the ministry and is a part of its executive plan. Sheyyab checked on Queen Rania Hospital, Petra Health Centre and Umm Sihon Health Centre, among others, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

He said that the ministry prioritises employing local people in various work"...

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Study Evaluates Performance of Masimo SpHb® in Trauma Patients with Low Hemoglobin LevelsAugust 7, 2017

[ AETOS Wire ] -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Cairo University in Egypt evaluated the performance of Masimo SpHb®, noninvasive, continuous hemoglobin measurement, in trauma patients with low hemoglobin levels.1 In the prospective, observational study, Dr. Gamal and colleagues sought to evaluate SpHb measurements on trauma patients with low hemoglobin levels (below 8 g/dL) because trauma patients are “vulnerable to frequent blood transfusion.” They enrolled 70 adult patients with hemoglobin levels lower than 8 g/dL who were admitted to the emergency department (ED) of Cairo University Hospital and scheduled for surgical intervention. While in the ED, the patients’ SpHb was continuously monitored using a Masimo Radical-7® Pulse CO-Oximeter®, with initial baseline measurement recorded as......

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GCI to implement healthcare solutions in Jordan August 7, 2017

GCI, a Malaysian solution provider with niche focus in health IT, has signed an agreement to implement its solutions across all public healthcare facilities in Jordan.

The six-year country wide implementation will see GCI’s solutions implemented in more than 540 facilities, said a statement.

This will be part of the country’s ongoing Hakeem National e-health Program implementation initiative, it added.

Hakeem, under the patronage of HM King Abdullah II, is Jordan’s"...

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Seed testing laboratory to begin operating in Balqa August 3, 2017

Work is under way to set up a laboratory in Balqa Governorate to test and sample seeds in accordance with the International Seed Testing Association’s (ISTA) Rules for Seed Testing, government officials said on Wednesday.

The centre will be established at the National Centre for Agricultural Research and Extension in Balqa’s Ain Al Basha district, 35km northwest of the capital, according to the Ministry of Agriculture Spokesperson Nimer"...

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