Pixeon Medical Systems has over 250 bases installed in Brazil. “With the Acquisition of the Vepro Customer Portfolio, we now have more space in states such as Minas Gerias and Sao Paulo. This is a strategic move with a focus on expanding our market,” said Robert Cruz, Director General of the company.
The merger between Pixeon (of Santa Catarina) and Medical Systems (of Sao Paulo) which took place in September last year, has started to have an effect on the Brazilian market for Health Sector IT solutions.
The company created by the merger, Pixeon Medical Systems (PMS), has bought the customer portfolio of Vepro Brazil, representative of a German multinational in the sector.
With good results mainly located in the southeast, Vepro had around 34 customer bases for its Picture Archive and Communication Systems installed in clinics and hospitals across different states.
Now, PMS has over 250 bases installed in the country. “With the acquisition of the Vepro Brazil customer portfolio, we now have more space in States such as Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo. This is a strategic move with a focus on expanding our market,” said Robert Cruz, Director General of the company.
The Hospital Bite Médica, located in Santa Fe, one of the most exclusive areas of Mexico City, will present its Soul MV hospital system on the 7th of February.
With all the highly complex facilities and services of a general hospital, the institution has incorporated the concept of the “boutique hospital”, a healthcare model based on high-end, modern and comfortable facilities and high quality equipment.
Another feature of Bite Médica is the availability of high-end luxury apartments, suites and master suites, all with ample space, excellent views of the city and a series of additional services for greater patient comfort.
Aimed at the high-income market, the goal is to make this one of the best hospitals in Mexico. “Our main objective is to offer personalized and cordial treatment to each patient through highly qualified doctors, paramedics and administrative staff who can provide the highest quality in each area, aided by technology that allows us to offer very competitive prices,” said the Hospital manager Alfredo Gobera.
The ALMA MV system was chosen for it sturdiness and capacity in a process that includes many different local suppliers and multinational programs already established in Mexico, said Marcos Sobral, director of MV’s International Business. “Our first client in the country is not just a partner but a shop window for the expansion of our activity throughout Latin America,” he added.
It will be held on November 25-30, in Chicago, USA
The meeting will be at in hall D, Lake Side Center with the presentation of new possibilities for clinical detection, more accurate diagnosis, and more targeted therapy to help you overcome challenges in the clinical setting.
Explanation about how high-quality, economical systems and IT can help you improve patient and staff access to imaging will be included. And with latest imaging innovations and assistance to increase efficiency and efficacy in daily clinical routine.
CSC, Grupo Sanidad will be the main sponsor of the 8th National Healthcare Technology Forum to be held this week from the 6th to the 8th of November at the Fiesta Americana Reforma Hotel, in Mexico City, organized by the National Center of Technological Excellence in Healthcare (CENETEC-Salud), a branch of the Federal Government of Mexico.
CSC, Grupo Sanidad, as one of the main sponsors of the event, will have a major presence, coordinating the themed exhibition together with Carestream Healthcare and other companies. The exhibition will be a live recreation of an integrated digital hospital circuit in which CSC will be an important contributor with its Electronic Health Record acting as the nerve center of the system, demonstrating the company’s model of an integrated and integral solution for primary and hospital care.
The company will also have a specially designed stand in the exhibition area, where visitors will get a firsthand look at the valuable products the company has to offer for Mexican healthcare, as well as its latest projects, innovative initiatives, and direct demonstrations of its healthcare-focused IT solutions designed along with its partners Nuance, Auren-QlikView and Vademecum.
Under the banner “The Impact of Healthcare Technologies on the Quality of Care”, numerous experts and healthcare professionals, in addition to the main institutions in the country, will come together to promote, discuss and exchange information and experiences on relevant contemporary issues related to the functional integration of the healthcare sector.
Inclusion and Innovation Towards Universal Health Coverage
Researchers, policy-makers, funders, implementers, civil society, media representatives and other stakeholders will gather in Beijing, China to share new evidence, identify opportunities and gaps, build understanding across disciplinary boundaries, and discuss the way forward to support HSR and the use of evidence in decision-making in low- and middle-income countries.
NAME: Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR)
In an initiative to increase awareness about diseases that affect women, the company GE Healthcare will dress in pink.
October is Woman’s Health Month. All month people from all over the world will meet to celebrate “Pink October”, emphasizing the importance of the struggle against breast cancer. The 20th of October is also a very important date; the World Day for the Fight against Osteoporosis. E and GE Healthcare are going to get fully involved with these important initiatives. This month, the company will redouble its efforts to increase awareness about prevention and treatment in women’s health, through interactive activity on social networks and also through partnerships with the largest events in São Paulo.
Over the next 31 days, the company’s communication channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, the blog and the press room, will feature pink designs and logos to show its support for the campaign. Furthermore, GE employees throughout the world will unite to form a human Pink Ribbon, a symbol of the fight against breast cancer. In Brazil, the symbol will be formed in São Paulo on October 16th by approximately 150 people.
On October 21st, GE Healthcare, in partnership with Danone, will take part in the Fifth Walk for the Fight Against Osteoporosis. As well as encouraging physical exercise, the initiative, which involves over thousand people, will promote awareness and prevention of diseases through tests carried out by a GE team that will be available at the race in Mooca Shopping Plaza in São Paulo.
Another measure taken by GE Healthcare in October will be related to the artistic project “Cow Parade”. In partnership with the Cancer Hospital of Barretos, the company is launching a competition to encourage companies in the region to join the campaign by decorating their windows in pink. The winner will receive a sculpture decorated by one of the artists in the project, adapted to suit “Pink October”, to place in front of their business.