Tag Archives: System

New vaccine delivery system starts in parts of California

SAN FRANCISCO — California’s new system of delivering, tracking and scheduling coronavirus vaccines is being rolled out in select counties, a first step in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to smooth out what has been a confusing and disjointed rollout hampered by limited national supply. Newsom announced last month that his administration had tapped insurer Blue… Read More »

‘Useless’ QR system carks it on first day

The Victorian government launched its QR (quick response) code check-in system on Monday following weeks of criticism that an absence of the contact tracing tool was putting Victorians at risk. And on the first day of its rollout Victorians are already citing issues, with Melbourne resident Lachlan Thomas unable to register after multiple attempts. “It’s… Read More »

Orbit Subretinal Delivery System for Gene Therapy: Interview with Mike Keane, CTO of Gyroscope Therapeutics

Gyroscope Therapeutics, a retinal gene therapy company, has developed the Orbit subretinal delivery system (SDS). The technology is designed to deliver therapies to the retina without the need for invasive procedures, such as vitrectomies, which involve removing the gel-like substance within the eye, or retinotomies, which involve making a hole in the retina. The company… Read More »

UAE’s Medcare Hospitals to adopt TrakCare healthcare information system

The UAE’s Medcare Hospitals is to implement a unified healthcare information system (HIS) across its locations in Dubai and Sharjah, it has been confirmed. This follows an agreement with the US-headquartered software systems and technology company, InterSystems. Medcare – a premium private healthcare provider and part of parent group, Aster DM Healthcare – will employ… Read More »

Coronavirus strains Florida health system as some hospitals run out of ICU beds in largest counties

People wait for health assessment check-in before entering Jackson Memorial Hospital, as Miami-Dade County eases some of the lockdown measures put in place during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami, Florida, June 18, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters More than 40 Florida hospitals in multiple counties across the state have maxed out their ICU… Read More »

Coronavirus Crisis Strains Russia’s Soviet-Era Regional Health System – The Wall Street Journal

By Ann M. Simmons Close Ann M. Simmons Biography ann.simmons@wsj.com | Photographs by Arthur Bondar for The Wall Street Journal June 28, 2020 11:00 am ET KARABANOVO, Russia—In mid-April, when the hospital in this hardscrabble rural town saw its first confirmed coronavirus infections, the district’s chief doctor ordered 16 nurses and doctors to quarantine at the facility, together… Read More »