Siemens Healthineers and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund), announced a partnership at the recent World Health Summit to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in X-ray screening for tuberculosis (TB), a preventable, treatable, and curable infectious disease that is again on the rise globally.
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In a significant financial milestone, Xlife Sciences has invested CHF23.3 million (US$26,3 million) in 4D Lifetec, acquiring a 20% stake in the company. With the agreement, Xlife Sciences is not only bringing in a direct cash investment, but also an AI software developed specifically for 4D Lifetec, which will massively expand the functionality of the […]
SOPHiA GENETICS, a global leader in data-driven medicine will collaborate with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), a top cancer treatment and research institution, and AstraZeneca to advance health equity on a global scale by providing inclusive access to comprehensive cancer testing worldwide.
Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH), part of Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, and Siemens Healthineers have announced a multi-million-euro, 20-year agreement to streamline clinical workflows and boost patient care across Belfast and surrounding areas in Northern Ireland. In addition to equipment management, this Value Partnership contains elements such as programmes for clinical services optimization and […]
Owlstone Medical, a pioneer in breath biopsy for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, has begun recruitment of patients into its EVOLUTION Phase 2 clinical trial following successful achievement of key safety and proof of concept milestones in Phase 1. The trial has been designed to support development of a breath test to […]
On 26 October 2023, the IHF held its annual Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner to celebrate excellence in hospital and healthcare leadership.
The day before this year’s World Hospital Congress, the IHF’s Geneva Sustainability Centre, in collaboration with Deloitte, launched an innovative new platform to digitally empower hospitals and healthcare leaders to drive sustainable, low-carbon, equitable, and resilient healthcare.
Dr Muna A. Tahlak begins her two-year term as the 36th President of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) – a global non-profit, membership organization representing hospitals and healthcare associations across the globe. Dr Tahlak was elected in November 2021 and has served two years as President Designate before taking up the position of President at […]
The 46th World Hospital Congress, held in Lisbon, Portugal, in October wrapped up three days of inspiring presentations with a call for collaboration among healthcare leaders in an effort to find solutions for shared challenges. International Hospital, an official media partner to the event, reports on the proceedings.
The world is facing a daunting reality as the climate crisis takes centre stage, amplifying global emergencies and threatening to unravel decades of progress in public health. The 8th annual report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change (released November 15, 2023), has shed light on the alarming convergence of factors that jeopardize […]