Schiller India Launches MRI Monitor�MAGLIFE C Plus

Schiller India, a leading Swiss Joint Venture Company in the field of Medical Diagnostics, have recently launched their MRI compatible monitor, MAGLIFE C Plus which offers complete and safe solution for monitoring high risk patients, undergoing MRI examination or MRI surgery. The MAGLIFE C Plus has been successfully installed in some leading hospitals in India such as, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai and AIIMS, New Delhi. The MAGLIFE C plus integrates all the standard as well as optional parameters into a single unit, thereby permitting full control of the monitor from a single point. It also allows the buyer to select only required parameters for upgrades thereby optimising the purchase costs.

MAQUET introduces advanced MAGNUS Operating Table

Maquet recently launched the advanced MAGNUS operating table system. From preparation to transport and diagnostics, up to the surgery and post-operative care, MAGNUS has been developed as a comprehensive system that optimally caters to the full spectrum of surgery – particularly those involving minimally invasive interventions and logistics. The operation table system can also dynamically adapt to ongoing changes in surgical techniques. With a service life of an average of some 20 years, the MAGNUS has been designed to integrate the very latest technical optimisations and to allow for modular expansion of the system whenever and wherever required.

InterSystems named ‘Health IT Company of the Year’ by Frost and Sullivan

InterSystems Corporation has recently announced that it has been awarded ‘Healthcare IT Company of the Year’ in the prestigious 2009 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Excellence in Healthcare Awards, following successful implementations in China, India, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. In awarding InterSystems, Frost & Sullivan judged that the company offers high quality products and services and is growing rapidly in the Asia Pacific region. This growth is driven by strong market demand for InterSystems TrakCare�, an advanced Web-based healthcare information system that rapidly delivers the benefits of an Electronic Patient Record. TrakCare offers unparalleled flexibility that makes it a strong choice for meeting the unique needs of international markets like Asia.

iSoft bags new projects around the world

Even in the face of an ongoing global slowdown and economic recession, iSoft – an IBA Health company has been doing exceedingly well. After tendering a revenue growth of 168% in its half year ending December 31st, ’08, the company announced a string of new projects from around the world over last couple of months, amounting to nearly USD 11 million. Two of the bigger projects, came from Spain and England, worth USD 3.85 million and USD 3.54 million respectively. While a Spanish regional government has chosen iSoft for implementing clinical and patient management system for their 28 hospitals over next two years, the Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals under NHS Trust will deploy iSOFT’s iPatient Manager (i.PM) PAS and a technical refresh of an existing iSOFT clinical solution, iClinical Manager (i.CM) over next five years. In Germany, the company has been contracted by private healthcare group Damp Holding AG, for deploying an integrated RIS & PACS at a cost of USD 2.22 million. Al-Khadra Hospital in Tripoli, Libya will implement iSoft’s eHIS and LabCentre solution in its 580-bedded multi-specialty facility for USD 1 million. Relatively small ticket projects in Latin American states of Mexico and Honduras also added to the overall booty with a combined revenue of USD 0.35 million.

Motorola Launches New Series of Mobile Computers in India

Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility Business recently unveiled the new FR series of mobile computers which initially includes the rugged and compact FR68 and FR6000 models. The series, providing operability in a range of local languages, is designed to increase productivity wherever and whenever work needs to be done in small, medium or large enterprises across verticals such as retail, healthcare, logistics, transportation, utilities, manufacturing or public safety. With them, companies can achieve higher levels of resource optimization and operational efficiency and give mobile workforces the ability to work on business essential enterprise resource platforms as well as access and process business critical data on the go.

Barco’s new clinical review displays to be installed at Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Medical imaging specialist Barco has been selected by Stanford Hospital and Clinics, part of Stanford University Medical Center, to supply 58 of its recently launched MDRC 2120 clinical review displays. Installation of the 2 MegaPixel displays is ongoing with 40 currently deployed. Thanks to the new displays, referring physicians at Stanford will be able to utilize this dependable and DICOM compliant review solution throughout the enterprise. The Barco MDRC-2120 is a brand-new clinical review display featuring a 20-inch screen, 1600 by 1200 native resolution, backlight stabilization, rotating mount and a multi-lingual on-screen display. Equipped with professional LCD-technology and a built-in DICOM Look-Up Table, the MDRC presents medical images with more accurate grayscales, better contrast and a wider viewing angle than conventional computer monitors. Hence, the displays are a perfect match for the Stanford Hospital and Clinics’ advanced network of PACS workstations.

Brandon Medical Announces JV with Trivitron Healthcare

Trivitron has recently partnered with Brandon Medical, UK to manufacture advanced, shadow-less OT lights in India. Through this tie-up, Brandon Medical will set up production facility at Trivitron’s Medical Technology Park in Chennai. Brandon Medical is one of the leading manufacturers of OT lights, having product range across OT lamps, mobile operating lamps, minor surgical/ examination lamps, surgeons control panels and emergency power systems. The company has expertise in surgical lighting design with a reputation for innovation and design through incorporating the innovative HD-LED technology.

TAKE Solutions adds Cadila Pharmaceuticals to their growing list of clients

Cadila Pharmaceuticals recently selected TAKE Solutions for their PharmaReady eCTD, SPL and PPM software for regulatory submissions management. Considered to be a major win, the project came in less than twelve months since TAKE Solutions launched the product in India. Speaking on this occassion, Ramesh L, VP-Sales, Life Sciences APAC, said, “Cadila is a valuable addition to our growing list of Indian customers. The association with a brand like Cadila proves the reliability of our products for top notch companies.


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