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2011-05-05 00:00:30

First edition for Middle East medical tourism; Dubai Healthcare City featured Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Dubai Healthcare City(DHCC) and Healthy Travel Media jointly announce the publication of Patients Beyond Borders: Dubai Edition, which will be published in English and Arabic for international distribution. Supported by DHCC, the 156-page guidebook offers an in-depth overview of JCI-accredited hospitals, selected health travel agents, accommodations, and essential medical travel...

2011-03-20 08:30:00

HONG KONG, March 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GigaMedia Limited (Nasdaq: GIGM) announced today the appointment of Yichin Lee as its new CEO, replacing Arthur Wang who is retiring after leading GigaMedia for the last seven years. Mr. Lee, who joined GigaMedia's board as an independent director in September 2003, has over two decades of management consulting and operational experience - a strong and deep track record of successfully guiding and building international technology businesses....

2011-02-01 00:37:19

South Korea's largest hospital to offer dynamic digital publication Chapel Hill, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Patients Beyond Borders,® the best-selling consumer reference guide on medical tourism, is pleased to announce the April 2011 release of FOCUS ON: Asan Medical Center (AMC), profiling South Korea's largest nonprofit hospital. FOCUS ON: AMC will feature the medical center's world-class facilities, highlight its pioneering developments in areas such as organ transplantation...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

BANGALORE, India, February 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bangkok based Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA), which promotes standards and practices for medical travelers, has recognized Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore (formerly Wockhardt Hospitals) as the worldwide favorite destination for American medical tourists. The hospital was ranked # 1 in the list of the world's 10 best hospitals for medical tourists in a press conference held in Bangkok. "Medical Tourism is more than getting good...

2009-10-22 14:32:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- S&R Communications Group, an award-winning healthcare marketing and communications firm, today announced it has reengineered into two specialized companies, S+R Medical Communications (SRMC) and Friday Morning. "The pharmaceutical industry is at a crossroads. In the quest to extract the maximum profit from the life-saving therapies this industry was once honored for creating, the confidence of a key stakeholder and our most important...

2008-10-30 12:01:03

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b126da/healthcare_industr) has announced the addition of the "Healthcare Industry in MEA - IT Market Assessment" report to their offering. The healthcare sector is witnessing major medical projects in the Middle East, including Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) and the International Medical Centre (IMC) in Jeddah. In South Africa, Government reforms have brought about the creation of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS)...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'