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Getz Healthcare in Malaysian Orthopaedics Association Conference 2016

Getz Healthcare recently participated in the Malaysian Orthopaedics Association in Persada, Johor. The event was well attended by over 1070 key users in the Orthopedics and Spine Deparment from all over Malaysia. Together with Getz Healthcare team, Mr. Izumi San from MIZUHO OSI also joined our...

  • May 28, 2016

Sunway Medical Centre kicks off 30 Days to Happy Kidneys campaign in collaboration with National Kidney Foundation

Campaign to raise awareness on caring for the kidneys and also raise funds for NKF BANDAR SUNWAY, 12 October 2015 – Sunway Medical Centre (SunMed) today kicked off the 30 Days to Happy Kidneys campaign in collaboration with the National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF). The...

  • October 12, 2015

Getz Healthcare Acquires Jebsen & Jessen Healthcare Businesses In Malaysia & Thailand

After being active for more than 40 years in the medical equipment distribution business, the Group has reached an agreement to divest the Healthcare division of the Technology RBU to Getz Healthcare. The deal encompasses the assets and business operations related to medical equipment...

  • October 01, 2015

MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2015 Opens Its Doors Today

Thailand’s largest event for the medical and health care industry showcases 600 companies from all over the world   C21TV Opens Regional Medical Platform Extravaganza with Program Teaser for Next 3...

  • September 10, 2015

Special Highlights at MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2015

Digital Healthcare (ICT in Healthcare) As we move into the age of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), the advancements in technology and communications have allowed easy access to information and healthcare options, and the global healthcare industry is challenged to...


Metrawatt announces acquisition of Seaward Group

Metrawatt International GmbH has announced the purchase of the UK electrical safety testing specialist, the Seaward Group. Seaward will now become part of the GMC Instrumentation Division, a group of separate specialist T&M manufacturing businesses based in Germany, Switzerland and the...


Big Medical Device Makers Form Their First Industry Trade Group in Asia

ome of the biggest medical device makers, including GE Healthcare, Abbott, Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific , are banding together to form the first industry trade group in Asia. The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association, or APACMed, which is expected to be announced on...

  • April 23, 2015

Lab-on-a-Chip Simulates Heartbeat for Testing New Drug Therapies

Our hearts evolved to pump blood in a pulsing manner. The heartbeat that nearly the entire body experiences may be important for a variety of biological processes, but laboratory experiments are normally performed without accounting for this factor. Now researchers at the University of Michigan...

  • June 25, 2015

Mind Controlled Robot Helps Disabled People Visit Family, Friends

Severely disabled people these days are often completely dependent on their caretakers to do even the simplest tasks. But thanks to a team of researchers from the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, even folks who can’t move their arms and legs can...

  • June 26, 2015

Medical Membrane Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2015 – 2021

Membrane technology carries major significance in medical applications, especially in a number of life-saving treatment procedures. A membrane is usually made from organic polymers or inorganic materials such as metals, ceramics and glass. Medical membranes are most frequently used in drug...

  • June 30, 2015

Edwards SAPIEN 3 Aortic Heart Valve

Edwards announced that the FDA has issued the company approval to introduce its latest transcatheter aortic heart valve, the SAPIEN 3, including the Commander Delivery System,  to the U.S. market. The device was designed to lower the chances of leakage around the valve, which should reduce...

  • June 26, 2015

Philips Lumify, an App-based Ultrasound System

Philips has unveiled a new ultrasound system that uses your own tablet as the display and interface. The Philips Lumify looks just like a typical transducer, but has a micro-USB plug on the far end. You simply download the Lumify app onto a compatible Android tablet, plug in the transducer into...

  • June 23, 2015

India Takes First Step Towards Regulating Medical Devices

MUMBAI (REUTERS) - India plans to set up a regulator to oversee the country's US$4 billion (S$5.4 billion) medical device industry, according to a draft policy released this month, the country's first effort to regulate an industry that covers everything from thermometers to...

  • June 12, 2015

Misago RX Stent for Peripheral Arteries Now Available

Terumo is releasing in the U.S. its Misago RX self-expanding peripheral stent for treatment of stenoses and occlusions in the superficial femoral and proximal poplitea arteries. The bare stent is made of nitinol, a common shape memory alloy used for such applications. The stent is deployed...

  • June 22, 2015

Masimo’s MightySat Rx Pulse Oximeter

Masimo landed the European CE mark of approval for its new MightySat Rx pulse oximeter to be used in clinical environments. The device, which is available in three versions, features Masimo’s SET Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion technology that’s part of the company’s...

  • June 24, 2015