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HR Thought Leader Josh Bersin Joins Virgin Pulse CEO Advisory Board

HR Thought Leader Josh Bersin Joins Virgin Pulse CEO Advisory Board

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Virgin Pulse, the largest global employee health and wellbeing company, today announced that renowned HR technology analyst and influencer Josh Bersin, has joined Virgin Pulse’s CEO Advisory Board. In this capacity, Bersin will collaborate with Virgin Pulse CEO, David Osborne, and senior Virgin Pulse leaders to expand awareness [...]

South Korea’s Nascent AI Industry Focused on Medical and Service Sectors

South Korea’s Nascent AI Industry Focused on Medical and Service Sectors

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – With artificial intelligence rapidly spreading across global industries, the latest study from the National Information Society Agency (NIA) has revealed that South Korean startups tend to focus their AI development on the medical and convenience service sectors.  The NIA based its study on 19 startups here that had a [...]

South Korean Researchers Develop Mussel-Inspired Medical Adhesive

South Korean Researchers Develop Mussel-Inspired Medical Adhesive

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced Tuesday that a research team from Pohang University of Science and Technology has developed a medical glue using adhesive protein from mussels combined with autotherapeutic substances from the human body.  According to the research team led by professor Cha Hyung-joon, mussels produce [...]

S. Koreans’ Medical Expenditures Before Death Soar: Data

S. Koreans’ Medical Expenditures Before Death Soar: Data

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Koreans’ medical expenditures spent a year before death jumped more than threefold over the past decade, data showed Sunday, reflecting the rising need to beef up the country’s hospice facilities and services.  According to the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS), South Koreans aged 40 and above on average [...]

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 [...]

Seoul City Opens Website about Medical Tourism Programs

Seoul City Opens Website about Medical Tourism Programs

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) -The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Friday that it has opened a website that provides information on medical tourism programs in the city in four languages. The Medical Tour Seoul web site (http://medicaltourseoul.com) aims to help foreigners coming to the city for medical tours in English, Chinese, Japanese and Russian, according [...]

Samsung Launches First Premium Ultrasound System, Combining 5D Technology and World-Class Diagnostic Imaging

Samsung Launches First Premium Ultrasound System, Combining 5D Technology and World-Class Diagnostic Imaging

LAS VEGAS, April 1, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) - Samsung  Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.  Ltd, today announced its first premium ultrasound system – the Samsung  UGEO WS80A – designed to redefine ultrasound for women’s health.  Combining Samsung’s latest medical imaging innovations and 5D  technology, the Samsung  UGEO WS80A is among a [...]