Management

Time to bring out the white collars: Read more about the economy and politics of health as well as optimised hospital and patient management.

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News • Covid-19

Preparing for another outbreak

What will the next pandemic look like? Health officials from across the globe gathered in Geneva in late August at a World Health Organization meeting to focus on how lessons learned from Covid-19…

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News • Data submission on skin symptoms and vaccine

Monkeypox: International registry launched

Using a newly launched, comprehensive monkeypox registry, health professionals can share data on the skin symptoms of monkeypox and the vaccine to improve patient care.

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News • Hashtag hygiene

Covid-19 disinformation: experts explain "infodemic"

More than 225,000 tweets with the hashtags #scamdemic and #plandemic led to an “infodemic” of misinformation and disinformation on Twitter during the first year of the pandemic, a new study finds.

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Article • Beyond economics

Coming soon: Sustainability reporting for hospitals

A company’s impact on society, economy and the environment cannot be measured in financial terms alone – and hospitals are no exception. On the contrary: the idea of measuring the quality of healthcare only in economic terms has always been fraught with problems. Hospitals as organizations have always played an important social role, and their environmental impact is increasingly recognized as well.

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Interview • Global warming awareness

Showing health implications of climate change is best way to reach public

John Kotcher from George Mason University says that emphasizing the health implications of climate change is one of best ways to engage the public to fight for better policies.

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News • Automation

Digitalization: Solution Within AUTOMA + Healthcare 2022

AUTOMA + Healthcare is held in September, and gathers leaders from hospitals & healthcare providers, governmental bodies and institutions with the goal to contribute to further development of…

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News • Increasing deaths from treatable causes

Privatizing NHS services associated with decline in quality of healthcare

Outsourcing NHS services to the private sector is associated with reduced quality of patient care and increased rates of deaths from treatable causes.

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Article • A potentially devastating impact

Covid-19 alters antibiotic use

The long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic on antimicrobial resistance remains difficult to predict. Infectious diseases consultant Professor Alison Holmes reflects on Covid-19's effect on antibiotic use in hospitals and beyond.

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Article • Tradefair trends and topics

Taiwan goes face-to-face at Medica 2021

Virtual insights, telehealth devices portable imaging solutions and innovative approaches to endoscopy - at this year's Medica, Taiwanese companies again showcased their latest products. Even with a slightly reduced attendance due to the pandemic, the exhibitors found ingenious ways to promote their merchandise and attract the attention of potential business partners.

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News • Tradefair conclusion

Medica 2021 exceeded expectation, say organisers

After the four-day run, organisers of Medica and Compamed express their satisfaction with the results of the events in Düsseldorf. From 15 to 18 November 2021, the world’s leading information and communication platforms for the medical technology industry and its supplier sector presented a wealth of convincing innovations as well as an accompanying programme that covered a wide range of…

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Sponsored • Industry in Hall 15

French performance textiles for health

Techtera (Hall 15 / G10), the innovation cluster for the French textile industry, presents the technical textile solutions for healthcare applications. Textiles are versatile and offer numerous functions (flexibility, anti-bacterial, anti-odor…) adapted to the production of many medical products: PPE, implants, bands, bandages…

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Sponsored • Trade fair presence

A myriad of French innovations at Medica 2021

This year as every year, the very best in global HealthTech will be converging on Dusseldorf for the Medica trade fair. With more than 127 companies attending the event from November 15-18, France will have one of the largest contingents there. Grouped together under the brand umbrella of “French Healthcare”, the French MedTech companies will be presenting their many innovations to industry…

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Article • Publication

ePaper EH@MEDICA 2021

EH@MEDICA is the only official daily trade fair newspaper for MEDICA 2021 – the leading international trade fair for the medical industry from 15 to 18 November 2021 in Düsseldorf. EH@MEDICA informs professional visitors throughout MEDICA about innovations and product premieres at the trade fair, exhibitor events, and the trade fair itself.

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News • Trade fair in Düsseldorf & online

Special: Medica 2021

Exciting product news, digital innovations and world-renowned experts. In our special, we keep you up to date with the most exciting news and developments at Medica 2021!

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