Dealing with difficult people and situations – courageous conversations
This workshop looks at workplace challenges and fears, what causes stress in these difficult situations, and how to cope with them. We discuss how to build personal resilience and develop assertiveness skills, followed by a session on courageous conversations – things to consider and top tips. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 23, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Proceedings of the first workshop organized by the IAFSS Working Group on Measurement and Computation of Fire Phenomena (MaCFP) - Brown A, Bruns M, Gollner M, Hewson J, Maragkos G, Marshall A, McDermott R, Merci B, Rogaume T, Stoliarov S, Torero J, Trouv é A, Wang Y, Weckman E.
This paper provides a report of the discussions held at the first workshop on Measurement and Computation of Fire Phenomena (MaCFP) on June 10-11 2017. The first MaCFP work-shop was both a technical meeting for the gas phase subgroup and a planning meeting... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Summary of workshop large outdoor fires and the built environment - Manzello SL, Blanchi R, Gollner MJ, Gorham D, McAllister S, Pastor E, Planas E, Reszka P, Suzuki S.
Large outdoor fires present a risk to the built environment. Wildfires that spread into communities, referred to as Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fires, have destroyed communities throughout the world, and are an emerging problem in fire safety science. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Eritrea: Antimicrobial Resistance - Eritrea Conducts a Consensus Building Workshop On a Five Year National Action Plan
[WHO] WHO jointly with MOH and line ministries held a consensus building workshop on the national Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance on February 2019 at the National Confederation of Eritrean workers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Patient-Centric Workshop to be Presented by Catalent at Global...
Catalent, a global leader in clinical supply services, today announced a number of workshop presentations at the upcoming Global Clinical Supplies Group (GCSG) 2019 US Annual Conference at the Hyatt...(PRWeb April 18, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/patient_centric_workshop_to_be_presented_by_catalent_at_global_clinical_supplies_group_annual_us_conference/prweb16249957.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bid writing level two: A practical approach
This workshop on 7 May in Birmingham allows attendees to respond to a tender using a realistic scenario developed by the Crown Commercial Service. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cochrane ’s annual Colloquium in Chile hosts some of the world’s most influential health researchers
Cochrane ’s annual Colloquium in Chile hosts some of the world’s most influential health researchersScientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients join together to promote evidence-informed decision-making in Santiago, October 2019.Lea esta Nota de Prensa en Espa ñolCochrane Chile is hosting Cochrane ’s Colloquium at CasaPiedra in Santiago, October 22-25, 2019. Cochrane’s Colloquium is an annual, global health event based on promoting the most prestigious evidence in the world and where hundreds of international researchers, opinion leaders, health experts and patients join ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

The 5 things radiology needs to speed up AI use
What's needed to accelerate advances in artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology?...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nvidia, ACR collaborate on AI for radiology ACR releases AI-LAB platform for AI development FDA eyes new framework for AI that continuously learns 3 ways AI could be integrated into radiology workflow NIBIB teams with radiology societies on AI workshop (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Radiology publishes roadmap for AI in medical imaging
(Radiological Society of North America) In August 2018, a workshop was held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., to explore the future of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging. The workshop was co-sponsored by NIH, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research (The Academy). The organizers aimed to foster collaboration in applications for diagnostic medical imaging, identify knowledge gaps and develop a roadmap to prioritize research needs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists Call for National Agenda on Biodiversity Research, Education
The Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN), an NSF-funded project led by AIBS in partnership with the NSC Alliance and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, released its new report, Extending US Biodiversity Collections to Promote Research and Education, at the National Press Club on April 4, 2019. The report outlines a national agenda that leverages digital data in biodiversity collections for new uses. Informed by a series of workshops and stakeholder discussions, the report aims to stimulate new research endeavors, particularly in areas where biology intersects with other fields and engages ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 16, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS) 41st Annual Meeting
(Association for Chemoreception Sciences) Members of AChemS (https://www.achems.org) will present the latest research on taste, smell and related issues (see program at https://achems.org/2019/program.php). The four-day meeting includes scientists from all around the world, and will feature: ten symposia (including clinical and industry symposia), five poster sessions, three oral sessions, a plenary lecture, a workshop on measuring human olfaction, and a journal club. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Ndi Euphrasia Ebai-Atuh
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 12, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Strategic Planning Workshop: Genomics in Medicine & Health
NHGRI is planning a workshop focused on Genomics in Medicine and Health for September 2019. Submityour feedback on how to advance genomics in medicine and health byMay 10, 2019. We will be selecting 12 of the most innovative and compelling ideas and offering travel to the workshop to participate in-person and share more about your idea. We want comments from all perspectives involved in genomic medicine and health including clinicians, patients and researchers. (Source: NHGRI Homepage Highlights)
Source: NHGRI Homepage Highlights - April 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Medicinal Cannabis Project Hailed
[263Chat] The Minister of Health and Child Care Honourable Obadiah Moyo today confirmed that Zimbabwe has was hailed for its contribution to Medicinal Cannabis (mbanje) at a workshop he attended last weekend in Cape Town, South Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Osso VR Brings Surgical Training Tech to Europe
A fast-growing company known for its virtual reality surgical training program has expanded into the European market. Newcastle Hospital's simulation center has already begun using Osso VR's technology to prepare surgeons for difficult procedures. The European healthcare market is facing growing challenges training new surgeons. According to a report from the Royal College of Surgeons, surgical trainees were focused more on service tasks, such as administrative work, instead of participating in patient care. Additionally, changing dynamics within training have resulted in les...
Source: MDDI - April 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MD+DI Staff Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Disasters and delivering psychological first-aid
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 9, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Hyperice, Inc. Launches Technology-Based Performance Optimization Program for Firefighters
Company partners with RULK, a leading functional training expert to aid in developing this program IRVINE, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyperice Inc., a leading performance technology company known for its recovery and mobility devices, today announces the first performance optimization program specifically developed for firefighters and first responders. To further develop this initiative, the company has partnered with RULK, a leading training and conditioning specialist, well known for his raw functional training developed for first responders, firefighters, special ops teams and SWAT. Hyperice’s prog...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 9, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Hyperice Inc. (press release) Tags: Press Releases Operations Source Type: news

LifeSave Transport to Host 'Day in Our Life' Billing Workshop
Wichita, KS – LifeSave Transport, a ground and critical care air transport company, is pleased to host the second annual “Day In Our Life” billing workshop at LifeSave headquarters in Wichita, KS on Friday, May 10, 2019 alongside the Kansas EMS Association (KEMSA) Billing Society. This workshop, developed by LifeSave Billing Director, Nancy Ratzlaff, focuses on innovative ways to provide hands-on training for billers and patient care providers. By bringing both the billing and patient care aspect of transport together, Nancy and her team have created a workshop with scenario-based training, allowing each ...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 9, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: LifeSave Transport (press release) Tags: Press Releases Operations Source Type: news

Springer Nature partners with Cancer Research UK to improve researcher's skills in data management
(Springer) Early career researchers, clinical fellows and in-house research support staff at Cancer Research UK will participate in specially tailored research data training workshops organized by the Nature Research Academies. The two-day workshops cover the theory and practice of data sharing and management with the aim of ensuring researchers feel more confident and knowledgeable about how and where they should store and share their data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

‘I was building rockets all over the house: living room, dining room …’
Self-taught rocket scientist Steve Bennett is on a mission to make space travel safe and affordable for all – from an industrial estate in Greater ManchesterThe shutters peel back on a workshop tucked away on an industrial estate in Greater Manchester, and a bright spring light breaks in. White cones and tubular structures lie on their sides next to stepladders and buckets of paint. The neighbouring units here house a sports nutrition company, an NHS wheelchair depot and a building contractor, but lot No 7 is where Steve Bennett builds rockets.Long before Richard Branson or Elon Musk entered the new space race, Benne...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Angus Harrison Tags: Space Science Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a workshop intervention on responsible reporting on suicide among Swiss media professionals - Scherr S, Markiewitz A, Arendt F.
OBJECTIVE: There is limited knowledge about the effects of a workshop intervention on responsible reporting on suicide (RRS) by media professionals. The study aimed to test how a workshop can shape reporting-relevant attitudes and beliefs among media profe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

A Medical Support in Offshore Racing - Workshop on Medical Support for Offshore Yacht Races, Telemedical Advice Service (TMAS), 1-2 December 2018, London, United Kingdom - Nikolic N, Nilson R, Briggs S, Ulven AJ, Tveten A, Forbes S, Vaz Pardal C, Viruly L, Verbist R.
The safety and health of sailors offshore is of major concern. World Sailing (WS) and International Maritime Health Association (IMHA) are taking seriously the potential dangers to the safety and health at sea. By the nature of their sport, the sailors rac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

RIT to host science education researchers from around the globe for PEER workshop July 5-13
(Rochester Institute of Technology) Rochester Institute of Technology is inviting scholars from across the globe for a workshop this summer to foster innovative research in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education with a focus on developing junior and emerging researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bring your own data to the computational virology workshop at LSU New Orleans
Attention all aspirational computational virologists and cloud-curious bioinformaticians! NCBI is hosting a free workshop in New Orleans, Louisiana April 23 and 24. Choose your own adventure: participants may bring their own data and/or work with public data housed at NCBI. … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - April 2, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New STRIDES Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Tahira Devji
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

American Academy Offers Guidance for Use of Science During a Crisis
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Academy) has released a new report co-authored by Drs. Rita Colwell and Gary Machlis that offers best practices and identifies research and policy priorities for improving the use of science during a significant crisis. “From earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, and landslides to oil spills, wildfires, and floods, major disasters place profound stresses on the ability of our society to respond quickly and effectively to safeguard lives, health, and property,” wrote Academy President Jonathan Fanton in the report’s preface. The number of significant, and expens...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 2, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

BCoN Report to Offer National Agenda for Biodiversity Collections Research and Education
The Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN) will release its new report, Extending U.S. Biodiversity Collections to Promote Research and Education, at 9:00 AM eastern time on April 4, 2019, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. You are invited to this event to learn more about this important report and what it means for science and society. The report is the outcome of a series of workshops and stakeholder conversations that BCoN has held over the past four years. Scientists familiar with the report have expressed enthusiasm for its recommendations. This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. I...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 2, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Seven Dead, Five Injured in Latest Industrial Accident in China
BEIJING (AP) — At least seven people were killed and five injured Sunday when a container containing scrap metal exploded in the latest in a series of industrial accidents in eastern China. The early morning blast in the city of Kunshan in Jiangsu province caused a fire that spread to a nearby workshop, the city government said on its microblog. The cause of the explosion is under investigation, it said. China experiences frequent industrial accidents despite orders from the central government, including president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping to improve safety at factories, power plants and mines, on ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Face-to-face workshops increase household preparedness for disaster
(University College London) Face-to-face workshops based on the psychology of behaviour change and disaster preparedness can be used to prompt households to take action to protect themselves against disasters such as earthquakes, fires and floods, a new UCL-led study has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Analyses of single cells, molecules hold promise for environmental health
Experts in a workshop at the National Academies of Science discussed the promise and challenges of single cell and single molecule analyses. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

New Delhi workshop spotlights community involvement
Participants discussed how India’s strengths in research approaches that involve local communities improve environmental health. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NIEHS preps for disaster, health research with derailment scenario
A workshop in Tucson explored needed health research after mock chemical release and coordination among partners. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 30, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults With Cardiovascular Disease Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults With Cardiovascular Disease
Review the recommendations of a recent multidisciplinary workshop focused on determining top priority areas for research to optimize pharmacotherapy in older adults with cardiovascular disease.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Developing Effective and Sustainable Programmes for Those Living with and Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder
Discussion on Enabling countries to successfully address ASD and other NDDs as part of their SDGs featuring participation by regional directors and representatives of UNICEF, UNESCAP, UN Women, UNESCO, IOM, ILO and WHO, country representatives and experts. Chaired by H.E., Sheikh Hasina, Co-Chaired by Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of WHO-SEARO and moderated by Saima Hossain the discussion focused on common aspirations and not only set the tone of the Conference but the powerful remarks by speakers paved the way for an effective way forward so that children and adults with NDDs can be included in the global ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saima Wazed Hossain Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations World Autism Awareness Day Source Type: news

We are now accepting proposals for Spanish workshops
To fully embrace linguistic diversity, the 2019 Cochrane Colloquium will accept proposals for workshops to be given in Spanish.Embracing the native language of this year ’s Colloquium host country and region, proposals for Spanish-language workshops are being accepted. While the proposals themselves should be written in English for fairness in the review process, accepted workshops be can given in Spanish.With this decision to incorporate Spanish into the scientific program, we aim to be inclusive to Cochrane's Spanish-speaking participants from Chile and the entire Cochrane Iberoamerican Network, which comprises mem...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 28, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Standing Against Violence and No. 1 Ranking
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - March 28, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

NCBI Computational Virology Workshop at LSU New Orleans!
Introduction to NGS Analysis in a Cloud Environment for Novice Bioinformaticians: We are pleased to announce a free workshop in New Orleans, Louisiana April 23 and 24.  After a short cloud-onboarding session, early career computational virologists interested in extracting sequences … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - March 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New STRIDES Source Type: news

Africa: Empowering Community Health Providers to Tackle Lung Diseases
[WHO] Tanga -The Ministry of Health in Tanzania conducted orientation workshops on integrated screening, referral and follow up for Tuberculosis and other Chronic Lung Diseases to 20 Community Health providers in Tanga region. This initiative is supported by the World Health Organization and aims to embody the leverage of resources in addressing community needs in primary health care delivery. As most of the other Chronic Lung Diseases are not infectious in contrast to Tuberculosis, the implementation of the initiative (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Fostering the China-Africa Cooperation for the Elimination of Malaria
[WHO] 21-26 January 2019, Shanghai and Beijing China - The WHO Representative, Dr Tigest Menegstu led the country delegation to a workshop on 'the China-Tanzania Malaria Prevention and Control Demonstration Project, 'in Shanghai from the 21-24th January 2019 and a high level Coordination Management Committee (CMC) Meeting' in Beijing on the 26th January 2019 to finalize the protocol for phase two of the The China-UK-Tanzania partnership Pilot Project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - March 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Out to Promote New Female Condom
[The Herald] The Ministry of Health and Child Care is holding workshops with various stakeholders to come up with ways of preventing the spread of HIV, STIs and unintended pregnancy through revitalised female condoms. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Molecular Mycology (MOMY): Current Approaches to Fungal Pathogenesis
2019 registration is closing soon!Courses& Workshops (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - March 25, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Sudan: Workshop for Implementation of International Health Regulations in West Kordufan
[SNA] Al- Foula -The Administration of Emergency and Epidemic Control of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the state of West Kordufan has launched Thursday a training workshop in the international health regulations, in cooperation with the International Health Organization WHO and some other organizations working in the health field. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Applications open for next Standing up for Science workshop
TheStanding up for Science workshop will be held for the first time in Norwich this year. The workshop is open to early career researchers (PhD students, post-doctoral fellows or equivalents) across all STEM and social science fields and is free to attend.It combines discussion around misrepresentation of science in the media and how evidence influences policy with practical tips and tricks on how you can start standing up for science.Venue: John Innes Centre, Norwich Research ParkDate: Friday, 17th MayTime: 10:00-17:00 Applications to attend are open until 17:00 onWednesday, 17th April, see the website&a...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Lung cancer patient channels diagnosis into lifetime activism
(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) The Third Biennial IASLC-sponsored Small Cell Lung Cancer Workshop will be held at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, April 3-5, 2019, and will focus on preclinical and clinical advances in small cell lung cancer (SCLC) research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Theresa Schmalfu ß
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

FDAnews Announces: 1 Week Until Conducting Advanced Root Cause...
CAPA: Have it down pat? Maybe not. CAPA failures show up in half of all warning letters. Register today for this 2-day CAPA workshop.(PRWeb March 18, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/fdanews_announces_1_week_until_conducting_advanced_root_cause_analysis_capa_investigations_mar_26_27_2019_princeton_nj/prweb16163417.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Key Medical Packaging Standard, ISO 11607-1/2 Published; More Regulatory Support on the Way
The objective is to publish the revised ISO TS 16775 early in 2021, one year ahead of schedule. There is a lot of good stuff in it, but the document has not been that popular, so WG7 is working to see how to make it more useful,” he said. In a live survey that Wagner led during a pre-conference workshop at HealthPack, almost half of the respondents had never used ISO TS 16775, "but a majority was keen to get a copy of the new revised version," he said. To help sterile packaging users distinguish a sterile barrier system from a protective layer, a new requirement of ISO 11607, Wagner is leading a...
Source: MDDI - March 16, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Packaging Source Type: news

Should Medtech —Not Healthcare IT Departments—Take the Lead in Cybersecurity?
Walking through a recent healthcare conference, I couldn’t help but notice the number of devices that were ‘connected’ to ease the patient/practitioner experience and extend the quality of care beyond hospital walls. This connectivity has changed how a patient is diagnosed, treated, and managed. Yet in this digital world, each connectivity point introduces a potential weakness that a growing number of attackers may try to exploit. Unfortunately, there is no single method to protect against every possible threat, but layering security from the software on a device and ca...
Source: MDDI - March 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Vidya Murthy Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Cochrane-REWARD prize - 2017 Award Winner: SYRCLE
When it received the joint second Cochrane-REWARD prize in 2017,SYRCLE (the SYstematic Review Center for Laboratory animal Experimentation) was focused on encouraging the use of systematic reviews of animal studies to reduce waste and improve quality. Since then, SYRCLE has evolved, and here Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga gives an overview of how things have developed.SYRCLE started in the Netherlands with the aim of improving the reliability of laboratory animal research and its relevance for patients by using systematic reviews. Systematic reviews have not been commonly used for animal studies, yet we saw the potential of implem...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Russian and U.S. Academies Sign Agreement to Continue Cooperation
The president of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the presidents of NAS, NAE, and NAM have signed a five-year agreement to continue their cooperation on studies, workshops, and other activities in areas of mutual interest, marking 60 years of cooperation between the Russian and U.S. academies.Learn More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - March 13, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news