Tag Archives: Healthcare

These 3D-printed Casts From Latvia Could Be The Future Of Healthcare

CastPrint 3D Hand Cast CastPrint For many, healing fractures has meant submitting to a heavy and uncomfortable plaster cast designed to protect and hold broken bones tight. However, two Latvian entrepreneurs, Sigvards Krongorns and Janis Olins are on a mission to change that. Their startup, CastPrint, uses 3D printing to create personalised, lightweight casts, with… Read More »

Hong Kong establishes Primary Healthcare Office with new DHCs to be introduced

Hong Kong’s Food and Health Bureau (FHB) announced on March 1, 2019 the establishment of the Primary Healthcare Office (PHO) to oversee and steer the development of primary healthcare services at the bureau level. “It is high time for us to actively promote primary healthcare services to change the present treatment-oriented healthcare system. The PHO… Read More »

DispatchHealth teaming up with Philips to bring on-demand healthcare to seniors

Dive Brief: Mobile urgent care provider DispatchHealth is partnering with Philips in an effort to improve access to care and reduce costs by bringing on-demand healthcare services to seniors in their homes. The pilot program — available to select Arizona members of Mercy Care — provides emergency, primary and palliative care services without the need… Read More »