What are the potential areas of risk management?

  The most critical aspect of risk management is the identification of potential areas of risk management. This helps the organization to stay focused on the areas in which it could possibly face risks, rather than taking an aimless view and shooting about in the dark. In a very broad sense, the potential areas of […]

Understanding the importance and benefits of auditing Quality Management Systems

Auditing Quality Management Systems is a core requirement for ensuring that Quality Management Systems – defined as “…a set of policies, processes and procedures required for planning and execution” in the core business area of an organization, meaning those that impact the ability of the organization to meet customer requirements – are updated and kept […]

Forward brings its personalized healthcare service to Los Angeles

Forward, the San Francisco-based startup that’s looking to refashion healthcare services in Apple’s image, is expanding with its first location in Los Angeles. Weaving together a number of Silicon Valley’s favorite healthcare trends, the company’s services combine proprietary, purpose-built medical devices with algorithmically enabled diagnostic tools, and the latest in gene, bacteria and blood tests […]

Rural health care centers provide low-cost care

Providing health care services in rural areas is vital to addressing health disparity needs in the United States, said Candice King, the ACORN clinic’s executive director. To get dental services she can afford, 73-year-old Juanita Jenkins has one of her sons drive her 16 miles from her home in the Duval neighborhood in northeast Gainesville […]

Innovation in education looks to cure doctor shortage

Business News | 20 hours ago | Erica Apodaca Arizona has a serious doctor shortage. The state is a “Designated Health Professional Shortage Area” and according to the latest numbers from the Health Resources & Services Administration, the department that makes these designations, slightly less than half of Arizona’s primary care health professional needs are […]

Health Education England launches online workshop on improving digital readiness

Health Education England is launching an online workshop to gather views on digital readiness. The organisation is working in collaboration with Digital Health and innovation and crowdsourcing agency Clever Together on the online workshop, which forms part of the Building a Digital Ready Workforce programme. It will be launched on 22 November in partnership with […]

Women’s Forum panel addresses women’s health, education challenges

  Health and education challenges that women face were the center of a panel discussion which took place Monday morning as part of the Women’s Global Leadership Forum. Courtesy Women’s Global Leadership Forum   A panel addressing health and education challenges facing women took place Monday morning as part of the Women’s Global Leadership Forum. […]

The ISO 13485: 2016

The ISO 13485, which is the ISO’s global medical device standard; was upgraded significantly in 2016. This upgrade was carried out primarily to help the standard keep up with the changes that have taken place in the industry in about the decade and a half since the previous standard was brought into effect in 2003. […]

Australia’s health watchdog accused of ‘too close’ relationship with industry

Australia’s drug and medical device watchdog, the Therapeutic Goods Administration, needs a complete overhaul to distance it from the health industry and allow consumers to sue it for negligence, say academics and consumer advocates after the regulator quietly announced moves to classify all pelvic mesh devices high risk after years of controversy. “The current regulatory […]

Video of father comforting newborn son receiving his first vaccines goes viral

On October 26, first-time father Antwon Lee took his two-month-old son Debias King to get his first vaccinations. Lee, 29, said he was very nervous for the appointment, telling People Magazine that he “felt kind of scared a little bit,” as he knew the child was “going to go through some pain.” Before the visit, […]