Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Understanding What They Are

Whether you are approaching your senior years, are there already, or you have an elderly parent, chances are you know someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia. With more than 400,000 Australians expected to be diagnosed with dementia within the next 10 years, it’s clear this disease is a very real concern. What

WEBINAR – TOC analysis in Pharmaceutical Industry

Rapid, Powerful Techniques to Address Peptide Mapping Challenges in the Biopharma Industry Wednesday, 11th October 2017, 2 PM Singapore Standard Time This webinar will walk through the process and benefits implementing the use of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) in Pharmaceutical. We will talk through the use of TOC analysis in Pharmaceutical water, for performing Cleaning Validation,

10 Signs of Alcoholism

According to the National Institutes of Health, better than 68 percent of all adults queried admitted to overindulging in alcohol at least 1 to 10 times in their lives. This may seem like a comfortable number, but overindulgence can lead to dependence. Below are 10 signs that you might be fighting alcoholism. Extreme Craving for

How Science Deals with Death by a Thousand Cuts

Scientific progress is only possible when someone is funding it, we are in a state of rapid progression precisely because someone is always at work on something. Science funding has become simultaneously easier to find and harder to secure as time has passed. When funding dries up, several things occur (sometimes at once). Lack of

The 4 Core Principles of Healthcare Quality Management

Quality management refers to setting up formal metrics to measure quality and systematically improving quality in service delivery or production as per industry recognized standards. Quality management and quality management systems have been part of information technology and manufacturing for years, but it is spreading to other industries. Here are four core principles of healthcare

Advances In Medical Imaging Technology

Medical imaging is the graphic visualization of the body for use in diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of medical conditions. Imaging technologies play a vital role in making medical procedures more scientific as they help confirm or reject the diagnostician’s or physician’s initial hypothesis about the patient’s ailment. The drive for more emergent bio-optical devices has

Don’t Let Your Healthcare Facility Get Behind in Tax Bills

Local tax assessors and the federal government require all non-profit and tax-exempt organizations to pay up when their bills become due. This is why most healthcare facilities employ competent accountants to setup online accounts, negotiate tax rates, and issue payments before tax bills fall delinquent. An online master in taxation degree is usually necessary to

Why Planning is So Important in a Modern Healthcare Organization

Do the administrators and managers in your healthcare organization dedicate enough time and energy to planning? If not, the healthcare products or services you provide may not be up to the standards expected in this industry.  Professionally run healthcare facilities are always putting new plans in place and are always refining these plans. Your healthcare

Medical records risks and responsibilities hit UK headlines

Patients’ medical records contain highly sensitive information — which is why data protection regulations are suitably stringent. The Data Protection Act 1998 enforces regulations on all UK organisations and individuals classed as either data controllers or data processors. And the European-wide General Data Protection Regulation hits the statute books in May 2018 — bringing greater

Surgical Scissors: Design & Handling

Surgical scissors or “forceps” are surgical instruments engineered to make dissections and other cuts with high accuracy and precision. So while choosing one, several important factors such as ease-of-handling, dimensional accuracy, quality, and manoeuvrability come into play. Engineering Surgical scissors cutting through a tissue apply three kinds of forces – torque, closing and shear. Closing