Monthly Archives: July 2011

Computer program could ‘revolutionise the world’s healthcare’

25 Jul 2011 A massive network of computer programs co-created by University of Manchester scientists could revolutionise healthcare around the world, saving countless lives and billions of pounds. Working with a number of partners, the academics have been awarded funds … Continue reading

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New iPad app supports diagnosis

Updates from Down Under (my second home) Wednesday, 20 July 2011 The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Software Practice (CSP) has released a new iPad application which helps clinicians to choose the most appropriate diagnostic imaging examinations in a … Continue reading

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FDA issues draft guidance on mobile medical apps

That’s right folks, FDA has finally release the draft guidelines (original story from CMIO.net) The FDA has released, for comment purposes, draft guidance on mobile medical applications. The 29-page draft, issued July 21, contains nonbinding recommendations “to inform manufacturers, distributors, and … Continue reading

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Going into hospital far riskier than flying: WHO

“Going into hospital far riskier than flying”, the original article can be located here (Reuters) – Millions of people die each year from medical errors and infections linked to health care and going into hospital is far riskier than flying, the … Continue reading

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Ramblings: MHIA Seminar on Open Source HIS & Medical Imaging

I had the honor of being invited to deliver a lecture for MHIA – Malaysia Health Informatics Association, the equivalent of AMBIS  – Association of Medical & BioInformaitics Singapore (I serve on the current Executive Committee of AMBIS) The seminar started … Continue reading

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Ramblings: APHM Conference 2011

APHM or the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia an Association representing private hospitals and medical centers in Malaysia since 1972 and they organize a conference and exhibition every year and for this year (2011), it took place from the … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Plane-Hopping & Hospital Build Middle East 2011

As promised in my previous post “Plane-Hopping & the Consulting Workshop in Jakarta“, I will share some information and experience pertaining to the lecture delivered at Hospital Build Middle East 2011, at Dubai. It was not the first time I am … Continue reading

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