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Movers & Shakers Interview with Mr. Vandenbroucke, Senior Vice President of Barco N.V.

23/09/2005

Luc Vandenbroucke is Senior Vice President of Barco N.V., Belgium, and member of its Executive Committee as well as President of Barco’s division BarcoView, which designs, manufactures and markets...
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Movers & Shakers interview with Dr. Bernd Ohnesorge, Siemens AG, Medical Solutions

27/09/2005

Biography: Dr. Bernd Ohnesorge, 35, became Vice President in Siemens Medical Solutions Computed Tomography (CT) division in May of 2003 after serving three years as global segment manager for Advanced...
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Future of Prefilled Syringes: Manufacturer's Perspective – Challenges and Opportunities

27/09/2005

A prefilled syringe is a single-dose packet of vaccine to which a needle has been fixed by the manufacturer. In the past metal or glass syringes were popular, but increasingly there has been a...
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3G Technology Making Inroads into Wireless Telemetry

05/10/2005

Telemedicine provides medical expertise to remote places, which do not have the access to medical care. While individuals would prefer face-to-face interaction with doctors, telemedicine has become...
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Interview with Dr. Hilmar Janusson, V.P, Research & Development, Ossur

12/10/2005

Dr. Hilmar Janusson has been Vice President of Research & Development at Ossur in Reykjavik, Iceland since 1993. During that time, his team has helped Ossur introduce more innovations in prosthetic...
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The Many Lives of Companies: J & J and Guidant Unite to Rule?

17/10/2005

Mergers and Acquisitions are shaking up the cardiology market. The market has seen innovations come in from start-ups and these start-ups have later been acquired by larger medical device companies...
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Orthopaedic Fixation: Past, Present and Future

17/10/2005

Orthopaedic surgery was awakened as a speciality during World War I, and particularly driven by the units in Great Britain directed at the care of injured servicemen. The developments in orthopaedic...
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PACS - New Backbone of the Orthopaedic Medical Treatment Process

06/12/2005

The healthcare system is continuously faced with a number of challenges on the fiscal side, continuous pressures to reduce expenditure and curtail investment. Great emphasis is given to improve...
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Diagnostic Related Groups: Driver or Threat for the Medical Device Industry?

09/01/2006

Over the last forty years, the health care industry has experienced rapid escalation in health care costs and medical spending. Today, in most of the western European countries, health care is one of...
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The European Enteral Feeds Market: What is everyone’s ‘Gut’ Feeling?

14/02/2006

Over the last twenty years, demand for enteral nutrition has risen rapidly. It is estimated that 30 per cent of all patients in Europe are malnourished. Clinical nutrition is divided into parenteral...
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