The European Congress of the European Society of Radiology
The European Congress of Radiology, the annual meeting of the European
Society of Radiology, will be held March 7-11, 2008 in Vienna,
Austria. With more than 17,000 participants from over 90 countries,
ECR has grown into the second largest medical meeting in Europe and
the second largest radiological congress worldwide.
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RamSoft to Exhibit at European Congress of Radiology
RamSoft, a developer of innovative RIS and PACS software will be
announcing the expansion of its international distribution network
into Europe at this year's European Congress of Radiology (ECR Booth
458). The company is inviting healthcare solution providers, imaging
equipment manufacturers, networking IT companies as well as sales
professionals to inquire about exclusive territorial partnerships.
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Unilever Extends Collaboration with Transinsight in the Field of
Semantic Searching
Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer products companies, will
continue working with Transinsight towards a tailored solution from
GoPubMed that meets Unilever Research's diverse scientific data mining
requirements. Today's searching is mostly split between Internet and
intranet searches.
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Healthy Ageing Brochure
Healthy ageing is not just about prolonging life. It is about
promoting the necessary means to enable older people to continue to
participate in society and to cope with daily life. It concerns
learning, the exchange of good practice and the development of
strategies and policies designed to promote older people's individual
well being and personal growth. This brochure is about the potential
for the development of health promotion and preventative measures for
older people.
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Philips is Only Vendor to Earn Two Prestigious KLAS Awards for
Cardiology Technologies
Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) was recently
recognized in the 2007 Top 20 Year End Best in KLAS Awards report.
KLAS, an independent research firm specializing in monitoring and
reporting performance of healthcare information technology (HIT)
vendors, announced that Philips Xcelera, a cardiovascular image
management, analysis and reporting solution, was named the KLAS
General Market Software Category Leader for Cardiology Reporting &
Documentation.
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Making the Clinical Process Safe and Efficient Using RFID in
Healthcare
The Fondazione Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori (the Italian National
Cancer Institute) in Milan can be considered a forerunner in the usage
of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in the European healthcare
sector, as it is moving towards this technology in many clinical
areas. The Istituto had a need for greater efficiency in the
management of the transfusion process, as it had no information system
for the detailed monitoring and control of the process; the
transfusion service did not have instant access to all the necessary
information and for some procedures operators only have access to
hardcopy aids.
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Optimising the Delivery of Stroke Care
The development of innovative ultrasound imaging equipment within the
UMEDS project aims to provide for mobile stroke detection. When linked
to advanced telemedicine systems, such diagnostic equipment could
offer valuable information to guide prehospital thrombolysis.
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FP7 Health Research Service Unveiled by CORDIS
CORDIS, the Community Research and Development Service, has launched a
new health research web service for the Seventh Framework Programme
(FP7). It will provide a highly informative portal on this major
theme, which comes under the umbrella of the FP7 Cooperation
programme.
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SIMID First European Provider of Online Full Text Publications
SIMID is the first in Europe to use a single centralized databank to
bring scientific-medical full-text publications within easy reach.
Through S.M.I.L.E. (Scientific Medical Information Library Europe),
medical professionals can search for and download original
publications and reviews online, from prominent international peer-
reviewed medical scientific journals. Currently, the database contains
more than 1000 journals from 28 internationally renowned publishers.
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Aerotel Medical Systems Reveals New Innovative Personal Safety
Solution at Mobile World Congress
Aerotel Medical Systems, a world leading manufacturer of modular,
mobile and home-based telemedicine and telecare solutions, reveals its
new GeoSkeeper(tm) GPS-based personal safety device for seniors, children
and lone workers. GeoSkeeper(tm) will be demonstrated along with other
Aerotel remote monitoring solutions as part of the Israel Mobile
Association (IMA) pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
(February 11th-14th, 2008) at Hall 4, Level 1.
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BMJ Group & Cerner Collaborate To Provide Better Information For
Doctors
BMJ Group announced that the company has entered into an agreement
with Cerner Corporation to integrate its evidence-based medical
information with a range of solutions offered by Cerner in the UK and
internationally. The first outcome of this collaboration will be the
introduction of Order Entry sets for the hospital sector which brings
together BMJ Group's evidence-based research database, BMJ Clinical
Evidence, with Cerner Millennium(r) software.
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