The use of ultrasound is increasing across many major industries, especially through R&D activities that are spurring the development of new applications. BCC Research reveals in its new report that advancements in piezoelectric ultrasonic motor technology, chiefly miniaturization, is driving big growth in that market.
In Thailand, we mostly take care of terminally ill patients with what is called "sustaining" care in hospitals. In fact, most of these patients would prefer to stay at home where things are familiar rather than in a hospital.
Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, an organisation set up by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to promote Malaysia as – in the words of its website – “a unique destination for world-class healthcare services”
The boom in global travel is driving a huge increase in new tourism infrastructure development, which will make access easier and more affordable to more destinations, especially in emerging markets. But we will point out that the China and Russia numbers feel especially optimistic.
Nine days of intensive care and a five-hour surgery cost less than RM150 for a Malaysian at Queen Elizabeth Hospital 1 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The healing process that follows, which include physiotherapy, medications and a longer stay, would probably be cheaper.
Last week saw the first Medical Marketing & Media Hall of Femme in New York. The event brought together three of the top women in the medical marketing industry to discuss the role of data and the importance of human interaction in medical marketing.
With all the options available to book a flight – from laptop computers to smart phone applications – internet savvy bargain shoppers may view the notion of using travel agents as old-fashioned as a doctor who makes house calls.