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SLN124 Granted Orphan Drug Designation by EMA for the Treatment of β-Thalassemia

SLN124 Granted Orphan Drug Designation by EMA for the Treatment of β-Thalassemia

London, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Silence Therapeutics, PLC (LON: SLN) (“Silence” or “the Company”) a leader in the discovery, development and delivery of novel RNA therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases, announces that its lead medicine candidate SLN124 has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP), the [...]

Father’s Personal Experience Drives Hospitals to Improve Patient Communication

Father’s Personal Experience Drives Hospitals to Improve Patient Communication

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — After experiencing the challenges that come with communicating with friends and family from during his daughter’s chemotherapy treatment for a rare disease, Nathan Loding, 34, of Grand Rapids thought there had to be a better way to keep friends and family updated on his daughter’s condition and [...]

Everest Partners with KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Singapore to Modernize Access to Neonatal and Maternity Healthcare

Everest Partners with KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Singapore to Modernize Access to Neonatal and Maternity Healthcare

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Everest, a biometry based, value transfer company, announced today that it will partner with Singapore-based KK Hospital (KKH), a regional leader in maternal and child care, in an effort to elevate neonatal and maternal care through the design and implementation of blockchain for healthcare. Through this partnership Everest [...]

Ascom Expands Communication, Collaboration and Coordination Performance for Ascom Myco Smartphone Portfolio

Ascom Expands Communication, Collaboration and Coordination Performance for Ascom Myco Smartphone Portfolio

BAAR, Switzerland, Mar. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Ascom (SWX:ASCN.SW), a world-leader in workflow, alerts and communications solutions for healthcare and enterprise, is adding Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) capability to its Ascom Myco 2 smartphone. DECT is a robust, gold-standard technology that uses reserved, dedicated frequencies to ensure interference-free communications. “The Ascom Myco 2 provides [...]

RF IDeas Introduces First-in-Class Embedded RFID Reader for HP Healthcare Edition Portfolio

RF IDeas Introduces First-in-Class Embedded RFID Reader for HP Healthcare Edition Portfolio

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Mar. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — RF IDeas, Inc. a leading innovator and manufacturer of employee badge readers for in-building applications such as computer access, identification and secure print, today announced its new pcProx® Plus embedded reader for the new HP Healthcare Edition Portfolio, announced for the first time at HIMSS 2018. The [...]

Ascom Announces Visionary Platform for Data-driven Era of Healthcare

Ascom Announces Visionary Platform for Data-driven Era of Healthcare

BAAR, Switzerland, Mar. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Ascom (SWX:ASCN.SW), a global solutions provider focused on healthcare ICT and mobile workflows, announces today in Las Vegas at HIMSS, Booth #4212, a new approach to delivering optimized digital clinical information flows with the Ascom Healthcare Platform. Delivering integrated and orchestrated clinical workflow solutions, the Ascom Healthcare Platform closes [...]

KT Partners with Australian Startup for Mobile Stethoscope

KT Partners with Australian Startup for Mobile Stethoscope

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean telecommunications company KT Corp. announced Tuesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with M3DICINE to incorporate KT’s digital health solutions with the Australian company’s mobile stethoscope as part of a global healthcare project.  Founded in 2015, M3DICINE is planning the commercial launch of Stethee, a [...]

Health Care Exports to Reach US$10 Bln This Year

Health Care Exports to Reach US$10 Bln This Year

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Annual exports from South Korea’s health care businesses are forecast to reach US$10 billion in 2016, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday.  Outbound shipments of locally manufactured medicines, medical equipment and cosmetics products are expected to total $9.8 billion by the end of this year, up 19.1 [...]

Smartphones Deliver Positive Healthcare Outcomes

Smartphones Deliver Positive Healthcare Outcomes

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study conducted by a research team from the family medicine department at Seoul National University’s Bundang Hospital revealed that individuals who manage their health using smartphones can better monitor and regulate their blood pressure and smoking and drinking habits than those who don’t. The study was conducted [...]