eHealthNews.EU Portal Digest
- From: "eHealthNews.EU Portal" <ruslan.david@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 29 Jan 2007 03:32:04 -0800
PHS 2007 Conference will provide information and a networking
How best to harness the potential of technology supporting
personalised care will be discussed at the Personal Health Systems
2007 European Commission-organised Conference in Brussels on 12-13 of
February in the European Parliament.
Vivantes and Agfa HealthCare successfully complete first phase of
Germany's hospital IT project
ORBIS (TM) Hospital Information System (HIS) is now in operation in
all nine Vivantes healthcare institutions. Ongoing implementation of
Picture Archiving and Communication System IMPAX (TM), and ORBIS RIS
(Radiology Information System) will complete single source-solution
from Agfa HealthCare to replace heterogeneous system arena.
Successful Implementation of NPfIT 2007
Two-day Conference, 6th - 7th February 2007, Tara Copthorne Hotel,
London Built on weeks of primary research with Trusts, hospitals,
leading vendors, strategic bodies and end-users in the healthcare
community, this Conference targets the core issues facing ICT
executives in healthcare today, the implementation of the Connecting
for Health programme.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the heart allows making prognosis on
Doctors have always been struggling with the question whether their
patients will get a heart attack in the near future. Magnetic
resonance imaging of the heart might give them just that answer.
Commission grants EUR 2.8 million to cancer camera project
A European consortium has received a EUR 2.8 million grant from the
European Commission to develop a camera that can be ingested to obtain
images of the digestive tract. The three year EU funded project
entitled "Nano-based capsule endoscopy with Molecular Imaging and
Optical Biopsy", or "NEMO", will combine optical imaging with
nanotechnologies, biosensing and manoeuvring to create an integrated
imaging-biosensing system to screen for cancer of the gastrointestinal
Updated CORDIS service brings project partners together for FP7
With the launch of the new Seventh Framework Programme for research
and development (FP7), a revamped Partners Service addresses the
specific needs of potential participants and other users of CORDIS,
the Community Research and Development Information Service.
Siemens and Dräger are expanding their partnership
Dräger acquires 10 percent of Siemens AG shares in its Joint Venture
Dräger Medical AG & Co. KG for a sales price of approximately 110
million EUR and increases its stake to 75 percent. At the same time,
Siemens AG waves the sales option of its shares originally agreed in
the Joint Venture contract and retains its 25 percent holding in the
Dräger Medical Group.
Innovative Siemens system provides new views of blood vessels, tissue,
A new milestone on two levels: Siemens recently introduced the Axiom
Artis dBA Twin biplanar radiography system, its latest imaging system
for universal angiography and neuroradiology. Together with the new
flat detector technology and syngo DynaCT software, the system
delivers unique acquisitions thanks to its extremely high contrast and
soft tissue differentiation.
InterSystems Ensemble Ranked Number One For Interface Engines in KLAS
InterSystems Corporation announced that its Ensemble rapid integration
software ranked number one for interface engines in the survey of
healthcare enterprises conducted annually by KLAS Enterprises LLC, a
leader in healthcare technology research. The awards were announced in
the 2006 Top 20: Year-End Best in KLAS Awards report.
Ruslan David, MD
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