30/11/2018It’s been a well-known secret for ages: Anyone that wants to know what the future holds in store in terms of innovation in medical care should take a look at the new products and achievements of the suppliers of the medical technology industry.
26/11/2018Is is possible to discover cardiac arrhythmias via a smartphone's camera? It is! Using the “FibriCheck” app. This innovation by the start-up of the same name jumped into first place at this year’s MEDICA App COMPETITION, the competition that honours the best health app solutions as part of the world’s largest medical trade fair MEDICA in Düsseldorf (run time 2018: 12 to 15 November).
15/11/2018Once again, decision makers of the international healthcare industry were “spoiled for choice” when it came to the themes at the world’s largest medical trade fair MEDICA and the internationally leading supplier trade fair COMPAMED in Düsseldorf. On the four days of the fair, around 120,000 visitors enjoyed an offer that was more extensive and international than ever before.
08/11/2018Over the coming weeks, the most prominent date for decision-makers from all sections of the international healthcare industry approaches once more. They have had it marked indelibly in their diaries and have been looking forward to travelling to it for the entire year.
15/10/2018When top decision-makers in the healthcare business meet in Düsseldorf in the middle of November at the world's leading medical trade fair, MEDICA 2018 (12 to 15 November) they will once again be greeted by over 5,000 exhibitors from almost 70 countries, as consistent partners who are enthusiastic about innovation and offer tailored solutions for outpatient and clinical care.
28/09/2018Sport keeps us healthy – and companies can support their employees with suitable prevention offers. Consequently, Corporate Fitness is one of the important topics at this years 6th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE. This will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13 and 14, as part of MEDICA, the world’s largest medicine trade fair with over 5,000 exhibitors from 70 countries.
21/09/2018Artificial intelligence, Big Data or IoT (Internet of Things) – we would be hard pressed to find a sector that doesn’t have these terms and the corresponding application options at the top of its agenda. Health economy is no exception, as will once again be apparent at MEDICA in Düsseldorf in November (12 - 15 November 2018).
13/09/2018For some time now, two essential trends have been dominating the field of medical technology and are ensuring short innovation cycles: dematerialization and digitalization. Accordingly, products are increasingly becoming more compact whilst their performance remains the same or is improved, they are increasingly easy to use and as a whole, innovations are driven by software and less by hardware.
05/09/2018Can prosthetics be intelligent? Yes, they can. “Intelligent prosthetics are prosthetics that perceive their surroundings via sensors. Based on these perceptions, they then adapt their functions appropriately to meet the patients needs,” explains Prof. Arndt Schilling.
27/08/2018German medical technology manufacturers are benefiting from digitalization in the world of medicine. Companies who are members of SPECTARIS, the industry association, have calculated that they are experiencing growth rates of five percent for both the previous and present year. The industry association sees digitalisation as the main stimulus, and this mega trend can be seen internationally.