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India To Create Board To Evaluate Medical Devices

India’s Department of Health Research (DHR) is planning to establish a Medical Technology Assessment Board (MTAB) to evaluate all types of new and existing medical technologies.

The MTAB will foster the development of medtech innovations that will help reduce healthcare costs, improve patient care and streamline the medical reimbursement procedures. cites sources that claim steps already have been taken to set up the board and get it operating, though no specific timetable is mentioned...

Antimicrobial Plastics Market: Healthcare / Medical Sector Is By Far The Indisputable Winner

Undoubtedly the Healthcare/Medical sector emerges as first consumer of antimicrobial, far ahead of packaging according to the recent Click ‘N Vote ‘For which market will the use of antimicrobials grow the most?’ 2014 results are on line with the 2010 click N’ vote results as shown...

Experts Miffed Over Delay In NIPER Campus In Gandhinagar

Even after almost seven years since it received the Union Cabinet nod and land allotment by the state government, the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) campus at Gandhinagar in Gujarat is yet to become a reality, thanks to the bureaucratic logjam...

How Technology Is Changing The Face Of Indian Healthcare

The technology shift has cast itself over the field of healthcare, bringing with it a digital transformation in the way doctors and patients interact.

It is not surprising anymore that when you visit your doctor or physician, you may find him using an iPad to note or store your medical records. Rapidly transforming medical technology and the availability of technology diagnostic and therapeutic equipment together with changing practice pattern of doctors has revolutionized the way health care is being delivered today.

Biotech Strategy To Develop Simple, Rapid, Indigenous, Low Cost Medical Devices & Implants

As part of the National Biotechnology Development Strategy-2014 (Biotech Strategy II), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) aims to develop simple, rapid, indigenous, low cost medical devices and implants by applying four major components i.e. affordability, accessibility, availability and appropriateness...

Medtech Start-up Develops Germ-killing Catheter

University of Utah bioengineering student Nate Rhodes has come up with a solution to catheters causing clotting and infection. Along with other students, he has developed a type of catheter that emits visible light killing bacteria to prevent infections from occurring...