Maintaining business, operational continuity takes centerstage at CII HospitalTech 2020

first_img MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha By EH News Bureau on October 12, 2020 Report on ‘Tracking the Changing trends – the way healthcare services are pursued by consumers and delivered by providers’ published during the virtual meet The onslaught of pandemic has exposed the vulnerabilities in the existing commercial patterns. Moving forward, a forced but pleasant introduction of technology is bound to impact the business models. The ‘After-COVID19’ era is likely to witness evolved business models that rely on maximising technology-based interactions and minimising the physical contacts. This digital transformation also likely to restructure the consumer preferences as well.The healthcare sector in India is also on the cusp of experiencing an exponential growth. The incorporation of technological advancements is further expected to fuel growth story of the sector while making it more accessible and affordable to the masses.With the intent of maintaining business and operational continuity of the healthcare sector in changing times, Confederation of Indian Industry – Western Region had organised CII HospitalTech 2020 – a focused Virtual Trade fair and  Digital Conference for the healthcare sector from September 24- October 9, 2020 on a secured, in-house, digital platform – CII HIVE.This online initiative succeeded the impactful CII WR Healthcare Conclave of 2017 & 2019 and was organised under the aegis of CII WR Task Force on Healthcare chaired by Joy Chakraborty, COO, P D Hinduja Hospital. CII Hospital Tech 2020 was supported by Netherlands as a ‘Partner Country’. The United Kingdom also supported the show.The initiative witnessed an overwhelming response from the industry. Beckman Coulter, GE Healthcare, Medikabazaar, Samsung,  Philips India, Abbott, Fujifilm, Getinge, Hiranandani Hospital, Mahindra & Mahindra (Supro),  Medtronics, Mylan, P D Hinduja National Hospital & Research Centre, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi, supported the initiative as Sponsors. Express Healthcare was a media partner to the event.Virtual Trade Fair promoted the business continuity, mutually beneficial partnerships and showcased innovations. 50+ exhibitors such as Elsevier, Diversey India, Elesa+Ganter, Nihon Kohden, TSI Instruments, Janitri Innovations, Advanced Diabetes Centre, VIAS Corp., Clean Air, Versatile Textiles, Duratech, IPE Global, etc., exhibited their products, services and solutions while 18 companies from Netherlands such as Philips Innovations, Deam, Coolfinity, Aeon Air, Biond Solutions, Leven Medical, Gociety Solutions, Visutaal, MedX Ehealthcentre BV etc., showcased their progressive offerings at the Dutch Pavilion which was co-located at the Virtual ExpoAI for Healthcare, Bio-Pharma, AT Assistive Technologies, eHealth / Health games, Maternal and Child Health, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Life-Science, Medical Air-logistics & Repatriation, Dental Devices, IT for Healthcare; Patient wellbeing; Remote Monitoring,  Safety, Sanitation & Hygiene; Bio-Pharma; Healthcare & Hospitals; Radiology, Microbiome Analysis and Diagnostics; Intrapartum Management; Information, Analytics, Diagnostics & Research; Mechanical / Industrial Engineering Component, etc. were some of the  key offerings displayed at the virtual expoA concurrent Digital Conference witnessed a convergence the sectorial captains. They addressed various critical issues and deliberated upon strategies to transform healthcare sector by incorporating the technological advancements. The conference also featured a session that showcased the next-level innovations and technological solutions from Netherlands to usher in post COVID-19 era.46 eminent stakeholders from Government, Industry & Academia such as Rajesh Tope, Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare Maharashtra; Subhash Desai, Hon’ble Minister of Industries, Mining, Marathi Language, Government of Maharashta; Iqbal Singh Chahal, Commisioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai; Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman CII Healthcare Council & Chairman and Managing Director, Medanta – The Medicity; Prof K Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Federation of India; Alan Gemmell, Trade Commissioner for South Asia and British Deputy High Commissioner for Western Region;  Kunal Kapoor, Bollywood actor and co-founder, Ketto, etc. shared their perspective during the digital conference.Iqbal Singh Chahal, Commisioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai at CII Hospital Tech 2020In fact, Chahal elaborated on the preparedness of MCGM and assured that of Mumbai has not been hit with the second wave of the coronavirus during his Fireside Chat at the conference.A series of three webinars and nine Digital Healthcare Leadership Dialogues were also organised to create an awareness on various topics and for facilitating exchange of ideas. 75+ experts from the sector addressed wide range of technical issues during these interactions. Apart from acting as an apt pre-cursor, the webinars and dialogue series added relevance and value to the CII Hospital Tech 2020. The webinars were organised in association with Hosmac and Meddiff while Bravelily, IQVIA and KPMG supported the event as ‘Technical Partners’CII-WR Task Force on Healthcare and Bravelily had also conducted a survey to analyse the impact of COVID-19 on the demand and delivery modules of the healthcare services. On the basis of key findings of this survey, a detailed report – ‘Tracking the Changing trends – the way healthcare services are pursued by consumers and delivered by providers’ was published during the CII Hospital Tech 2020.The event attracted digital convergence of about 3000+ healthcare professionals, R&D experts, academicians, medical practitioners, nodal government agencies, ‘C’ level executives, decision makers, strategy and procurement heads, etc. from across the globe. The next edition of CII Hospital Tech 2020 is scheduled to be held in 2021. 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Life of Coretta Scott King Celebrated

first_img Share The life of Coretta Scott King was remembered during a special celebration held at the King Center Monday. Coretta Scott King was the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and in her own right a major participant in the American Civil Rights movement.??:??This past Sunday Coretta Scott King would have been 87. She died in 2006. King’s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, said her mother’s legacy is just as important as her father’s…especially for the work she continued after he was assassinated.“She raised her four children while at the same time helping to raise a nation, because at that time there were riots, and this was a grieving window, and had she come out in anger and vindictiveness there’s no telling what would have happened to America.”Bernice King said her mother led the campaign to establish Dr. King’s birthday as a national holiday and worked tirelessly to build and develop programs for the King Center.  For Whom The Bell Rings ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility Related Stories ??:?? | Play story Add to My ListIn My List last_img read more

Ebola Aid Worker Coming To Atlanta After Possible Virus Exposure

first_img Share For Whom The Bell Rings Related Stories Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party Add to My List In My List An American citizen who was potentially exposed to the Ebola virus is being flown from Sierra Leone to the Atlanta area in order to be close to Emory University Hospital.The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Friday the individual, who isn’t being named, “has not shown symptoms of Ebola and has not been diagnosed” with the disease. Still, the individual will voluntarily self-isolate and stay under monitoring for 21 days, or the virus’ incubation period.The person is thought to have come in contact with another American aid worker who recently contracted the disease. That individual arrived at the Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, Friday for care and treatment.The CDC says it’s monitoring others tied to this case, including other American aid workers, in Sierra Leone. None of tested positive for Ebola. “Out of an abundance of caution, CDC and the State Department are developing contingency plans for returning those Americans with potential exposure to the U.S. by non-commercial air transport,” the CDC said in a press release. “Those individuals will voluntarily self-isolate and be under direct active monitoring for the 21-day incubation period.” last_img read more

Train crew go where it glows

first_imgAUSTRALIA: Following positive feedback from train crew using a trial installation, QR National is installing 80 km of trackside walkway panels supplied by Envirowalk Grating to provide a safer working environment at 98 stabling and crew changeover locations.The walkways are assembled from 3·6 m long and 1·2 m wide fibreglass reinforced plastic grating panels. The weather-resistant yellow panels are designed to absorb UV daylight, and glow in the dark to delineate the walkway at night. ‘It provides a safer, more stable surface for crews to move between trains and access wagons when manually applying handbrakes’, explained Scott Riedel, General Manager, Network Assets, at QR National. ‘The main aim of the design is to prevent injuries from slips, trips and falls. It also maintains a free-draining track structure which is essential for the long-term track asset life performance, while minimising operational costs.’ Modular culvert headwall extensions, staircases and handrails are under development.last_img read more

Orbital ATK Successfully Launched HYLAS 4 Commercial Communications Satellite

first_imgOrbital ATK has announced that their HYLAS 4 commercial communications Ka-band satellite, built by the company for Avanti Communications Group, was successfully launched aboard an Arianespace rocket. HYLAS 4 is the third GEOStar-3 satellite to be completed by Orbital ATK and will provide high speed and affordable broadband communications to Europe and Africa.Liftoff occurred at 5:34 p.m. EDT from Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite separated successfully from the launch vehicle approximately 35 minutes into the mission after reaching its targeted orbit. Orbital ATK completed the satellite’s initial post-launch health check and configuration in preparation for orbit-raising procedures and in-orbit tests.HYLAS 4 was built in Orbital ATK’s satellite manufacturing facility in Dulles, Virginia. It is a hybrid electric propulsion and all Ka-band high-throughput satellite that sets a new standard for affordability and payload flexibility in its class. The satellite will extend Avanti’s Ka-band coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, additional capacity can be provided through four steerable beams, which can address existing regions or new regions such as Latin America.The GEOStar-3 platform is the newest, highest power and most advanced platform in the flight-proven GEOStar product line. The spacecraft bus features an increase in both battery capacity and solar array power, enabling the GEOStar-3 to provide up to 8 kilowatts of power to the payload. The hybrid electric propulsion system provides the benefits of higher power and greater payload capability while maintaining cost-effective launches and a faster path to orbit than all electric systems. For more information, click here.last_img read more

Public Comments For Chugach Forest Management Plan Due Thursday

first_imgAccording to the forest service, some 500,000 people visit various parts of the Chugach every year, taking advantage of 41 public use cabins, more than 500 miles of trail, and the abundance of all five species of Pacific salmon found in forest streams. The forest service draft plan proposes infrastructure upgrades in a number of areas in the park. Individuals wanting to submit comments, can send or deliver written comments to: There was an issue found with submitting electronic comments into the national database for the Chugach National Forest draft Land Management Plan. In a release the Forest Services says they “are working on a solution and recommend you check back early this week to review your electronic submission.” Chugach National Forest’s Supervisor’s OfficeAttn: Draft Land Management Plan161 East 1st Avenue, Door 8Anchorage, AK 99501 The 90-day public comment period began on August 4 and concludes on November 1. The documents are available online at http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/chugach/planrevision FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Draft Land Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Chugach National Forest is available for review and comment until Thursday, November 1. The US Forest Service is currently revising the 2002 Chugach National Forest Land Management Plan. Public comments will be incorporated into a final EIS (FEIS) and Land Management Plan to be published in 2019.last_img read more