11/16/2016: Starting signal for MEDICA 2016!

Image: Banner of MEDICA Live Coverage 2016; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

Welcome to the world's leading trade fair for medicine and medical technology!

5 forums, 5 conferences, more than 5.000 Exhibitors from more than 70 countries, 7 main product categories in 17 halls - all of this awaits you at MEDICA 2016.

You can find our impressions from the third day of the fair at this page - as videos, photo galleries, articles and interviews.

Video: Vibes and voices from MEDICA 2016

MEDICA 2016 offers visitors not only interesting information and valuable business contacts, but also many product highlights from the international medical device industry. We had a closer look on what happens in the trade fair halls this year.

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Trade fair snapshots

ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK at MEDICA 2016: Martin Große-Kracht, CEO of the hospital group ATEGRIS, was voted by the ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK at MEDICA as the business and hospital management of the year.

From left to right: Dr Josef Düllings (President of the Association of hospital directors of Germany, VKD), Winner Martin Große-Kracht (Hospital group ATEGRIS), Dr. Martin Kuhrau (CIO of the ATEGRIS group), Dr Brunhilde Seidel-Kwem (University medical center Jena, winner of last year), Dr. Piere-Michael Meier (ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK – GuiG, VUIG)

Trade fair snapshots

Bild: Verschiedene Menschen auf dem Stand des COMPAMED SUPPLIERS FORUM© DeviceMed
Group meeting at COMPAMED: The XING-Gruppe "Medizintechnik" ("medical technology) met at the booth of COMPAMED SUPPLIERS FORUM for the "Ambassador Event". Der group moderator is Mr Peter Reinhardt of DeviceMed.

Video: Medicine 4.0 – Are we ready for new solutions?

The future is not only digital, it is also networked. This development also affects medicine. Experts discussed the so-called "Medicine 4.0" in MEDICA ECON FORUM at MEDICA 2016. We talked to Mr Günter van Aalst, Representative of NRW at Techniker Krankenkasse.

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Video Interview: Advantech Europe

Digitization is taking over. Hospitals and other healthcare institutions do not only need to be prepared but also have to embrace the changes the digital age brings. Ard Schalkwijk of Advantech Europe explains in the interview what expectations patients and practitioners need to be met by this digital transformation.

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Video: Future of prevention – Health management in the digital world

Prevention and digitization. One can not do without the other. But how does this affect us and our social environment? At the MEDICA ECON FORUM by TK, Ingrid Fischbach, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Minister of Health and Thomas Ballast, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the "Techniker Krankenkasse", spoke about the topic. We have asked for their opinion.

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Snapshot from the halls

Image: Visitors try out a health game; © Messe Düsseldorf

Healthy with fun. Visitors try out a health game. Here a ball must be moved, the counterpart of it must be navigated through a virtual environment.

Snapshot from the halls

Image: A man is talking on the DiMiMed; © Messe Düsseldorf

Military doctors and medical attendants also visit the exhibition. The DiMiMED conference offers interesting lectures on disaster and milirary medicine.

Photo gallery: The world of sports medicine and physiotherapy

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If your back hurts or the joints no longer want to move correctly, we are looking for the way to sports physicans and physiotherapists. But not only their healing hands and their expertise can provide relief, many medical devices can do so as well. We took a closer look at them at MEDICA.
Click here for our photo gallery "Sports medicine and physiotherapy"

Industry News

Sony to showcase its smart end-to-end medical workflow innovations at MEDICA 2016
New workflow solutions for the Integrated OR support more efficient diagnosis, surgery and post-operative care in today’s networked hospital environment Düsseldorf (Hall 10, Stand H57), 8 November...
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MeriConnect makes surgical video and image handling simpler and more efficient
Video recordings in the operating room are becoming more common as non-invasive surgery and new medical technology are emerging. Additionally, hospitals need to pay more attention to the quality of...
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IMMS harnesses for point-of-care diagnostics
Test setup with live demonstration for personalized diagnostics of cancer in Hall 3/G60. Ilmenau, 15.11.2016. At the MEDICA 2016 IMMS is presenting its first approaches for the personalized...
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WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 in Munich
On February 7-8, 2017 the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference will be hosted in Munich for the 11th time. The market is progressing and purchasing, sourcing and wholesale are becoming more and more...
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BM 77 Bluetooth®: Upper arm blood pressure monitor with XXL display
Upper arm blood pressure monitors provide reliability you would expect from the doctor’s. The BM 77 Bluetooth® also ensures maximum user comfort with its fully automated blood pressure and pulse...
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Advanced health management with the wrist blood pressure monitor BC 85
With the BC 85 extra-slim wrist blood pressure monitor, Beurer will be showcasing innovative networking between smartphones and the blood pressure monitor at MEDICA 2016. The values determined by the...
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Update of the Beurer HealthManager system
The latest update has further expanded the functions of the Beurer HealthManager and added new products. The HealthManager now enables comprehensive health monitoring of blood pressure, blood...
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Biohit Oyj unveils groundbreaking GastroPanel® quick test
Biohit Oyj Press Release November 14, 2016 at 9:30 am local time (EET) GastroPanel® quick test can be performed during a clinical appointment from a fingertip blood drop. The new test is an advanced...
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Beurer FM 150 leg compression therapy – a new lease of life for tired legs
After a long day, legs can often feel heavy. The Beurer FM 150 helps recovery by delivering a revitalising pressure massage that relieves muscle tension and promotes blood circulation. The FM 150 leg...
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Fall asleep better with the Beurer "SleepLine" range
A restful night's sleep is just as important for your health as a balanced diet and sufficient exercise. But many people are not aware that they are suffering from sleep problems. For some people,...
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Trade fair snap shots

Image: Collage with four picutres, ultrasoun and x-ray; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann
At MEDICA manufacturers exhibit their latest technologies in the field of diagnostics. Mainly ultrasound and x-ray equipment are presented to interested visitors.

Video: MEDICA 2016 - World Forum for Medicine

The world's leading trade fair for the medical industry invites you to Düsseldorf from 14-17 November 2016. Welcome to MEDICA - Be part of it!

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Live from COMPAMED 2016

Image: Banner of COMPAMED 2016 live coverage; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
There is a lot to see not only at MEDICA; but at COMPAMED, too. Get a glimpse here!
Be live with us at COMPAMED 2016!

MEDICA 2016: Tips & events

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Visitors of MEDICA 2016 can hear, see and experience a lot this year.
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