India To Create Board To Evaluate Medical
India’s Department of Health Research (DHR)
is planning to establish a Medical Technology Assessment Board (MTAB)
to evaluate all types of new and existing medical technologies.
The MTAB will foster the development of
medtech innovations that will help reduce healthcare costs, improve
patient care and streamline the medical reimbursement procedures.
Pharmabiz.com cites sources that claim steps already have been taken
to set up the board and get it operating, though no specific timetable
Antimicrobial Plastics Market:
Healthcare / Medical Sector Is By Far The Indisputable Winner
Undoubtedly the Healthcare/Medical sector
emerges as first consumer of antimicrobial, far ahead of packaging
according to the recent Click ‘N Vote ‘For which market will the use
of antimicrobials grow the most?’ 2014 results are on line with the
2010 click N’ vote results as shown...
Experts Miffed Over Delay In NIPER
Campus In Gandhinagar
Even after almost seven years since it
received the Union Cabinet nod and land allotment by the state
government, the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and
Research (NIPER) campus at Gandhinagar in Gujarat is yet to become a
reality, thanks to the bureaucratic logjam...
How Technology Is Changing The Face Of
The technology shift has cast itself over
the field of healthcare, bringing with it a digital transformation in
the way doctors and patients interact.
It is not surprising anymore that when you
visit your doctor or physician, you may find him using an iPad to note
or store your medical records. Rapidly transforming medical technology
and the availability of technology diagnostic and therapeutic
equipment together with changing practice pattern of doctors has
revolutionized the way health care is being delivered today.
Biotech Strategy To Develop Simple,
Rapid, Indigenous, Low Cost Medical Devices & Implants
As part of the National Biotechnology
Development Strategy-2014 (Biotech Strategy II), the Department of
Biotechnology (DBT) aims to develop simple, rapid, indigenous, low
cost medical devices and implants by applying four major components
i.e. affordability, accessibility, availability and appropriateness...
Medtech Start-up Develops Germ-killing
University of Utah bioengineering student
Nate Rhodes has come up with a solution to catheters causing clotting
and infection. Along with other students, he has developed a type of
catheter that emits visible light killing bacteria to prevent
infections from occurring...