Category Archives: Blog – Medical & Healthcare

So what exactly is Public Health?

I had a conversation with a friend a couple of days ago on the topic of Public Health and he was pretty astonished when I mentioned that the completion of a MPH – Masters in Public Health (I’m currently in the midst … Continue reading

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ElectroCardiographic Imaging (ECGI)

Just to share an interesting development in Medical Imaging that I read earlier at ImagingEconomics.com A new technique in development may provide more accurate details than conventional methods about how the heart beats, and what goes wrong when it’s off beat. … 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FDA issues draft guidance on mobile medical apps

That’s right folks, FDA has finally release the draft guidelines (original story from CMIO.net) The FDA has released, for comment purposes, draft guidance on mobile medical applications.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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Ramblings: Digital Pathology

I had the pleasure (and honor) to attend the launch of Philips’ Digital Pathology Solution earlier this evening at the Philips (Healthcare) Singapore Learning Centre and thought I’ll share abit on the event with you folks. I personally thought the … Continue reading

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Portuguese Software Enables Automatic Analysis Of Mammograms

I got this piece of news on CAD for Mammograms via Inescporto. According to the article, the CAD application achieved 100% accuracy in detection of malignant tumors in 1/3 of all cases but I have no access to the research data, methodology etc … Continue reading

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Philips and NEC ink digital pathology agreement

This is an area I have tremendous interest in so I would like to share this news update with you folks; Royal Philips Electronics and NEC have signed an agreement to jointly develop and market integrated digital pathology technology. Based on … Continue reading

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PET/MR will start in oncology, then move to cardiology

Have you heard of a PET/MR? If you have not heard of PET/MR, then this article from HealthImaging.com is for you The Ingenuity TF PET/MR hybrid imaging system from Philips Healthcare received the European CE mark late last month and … Continue reading

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