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Award demonstrates organizations’ commitment to eliminating preventable patient deaths

CORRECTION...by Patient Safety Movement Foundation

IRVINE, Calif.-Wednesday 18 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the release dated Sept. 17, 2019, the word "ranking" has been replaced with "award" throughout the release.

The corrected release reads:

THREE HOSPITAL SYSTEMS EARN FIVE-STAR AWARD FROM PATIENT SAFETY MOVEMENT FOUNDATION

Award demonstrates organizations’ commitment to eliminating preventable patient deaths

On the first World Patient Safety Day, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announces that it has awarded Dignity Health, MedStar Health and the UPMC with its five-star award for making commitments in alignment with PSMF’s 18 evidence-based Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS). APSS include solutions designed to help hospitals eliminate preventable patient deat ... Read more »

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 SDB (the I don’t Cut Trees-Panel) is now the Revolutionary “new-type” added to list of generic types of wood recognized Worldwide; Plywood, MDF, OSB, Particle Board etc, accredited and enforced by APA – The Engineered Wood Association, headquartered in Washington State, USA.

The Panel of 2100 is BORN today, “Busy-Bull” said!


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 22 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Steel Wood Industries (Dubai Ranch) and the “Home of SDB” proudly announce the “ official-birth” of a revolutionary-new “Wood-Type” of Environmental-Friendly Composite Wood Material, SDB (Steel Wood Density Board) on 19/9/19 which is now officially added to the international Database of APA, the Engineered Wood Association. After months of testing, international standard cross-checking, and cooperation between APA and SWI, SDB is now introduced as a new wood type due to  “The e ... Read more »

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Also named in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for 10th Consecutive Year

Achieved more than double the average pharmaceutical industry sustainability score

Demonstrated significant year-over-year growth in score for strategy to improve access to medicines


OSAKA, Japan-Thursday 19 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it has been named in the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, achieving more than double the average overall industry score. In addition, Takeda was named for the 10th consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are an independent indication of the Company’s strong corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.

“Takeda’s commitment to creating and preserving value through environmental, social and ... Read more »

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Royal Patronage Adds Prestige to TMS Awards

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Monday 23 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Maritime Standard Awards has announced that, for the sixth consecutive year, the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group has been bestowed on the event. Sheikh Ahmed is a leading global business leader and His Highness has been at the forefront of Dubai’s economic development for over 30 years. In that time, he has led the development of the country’s aviation sector and has played a key role in formulating strong and successful economic, investment and fiscal strategies in support of the emirate’s long-term vision. He also chairs the important Executive Authority for Expo 2020.

Managing director, Trevor Pereira says, “It is humbling that His Highness has once again chosen to bestow his much valued p ... Read more »

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TAIPEI, Taiwan-Wednesday 18 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- There is no place like Taiwan where medical services are readily accessible with quality and efficiency, attracting nearly 500,000 patients worldwide annually and attention from dominant medical devices suppliers.

Cancer treatment is one of medical specialties that Taiwan gains recognition in Asia. The focal point now goes to proton therapy, which is proven to be a painless way to deliver radiation dose in targeted tumours precisely and maintains side effects happening in the minimum level.

Proton therapy key players race for Asia markets

Despite proton therapy indicating a promising alternative for cancer treatments, it is far from close to a mainstream service that can be found in medical institutes. As per PTCOG statistics, there are 82 medical institutes to date having the therapy on offer, with one in operation and 9 to go in Taiwan- the highest density as opposed to the ... Read more »

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First of its kind in the UAE

Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, is proud to announce its first scoliosis correction surgery using 3D printing technology

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 22 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

A 16-year old female with a 60-degree adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) underwent a successful surgery led by Dr Sherief Elsayed, Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, where a patient-specific 3D printed model of the spine was utilised to aid accuracy. This marks the first time a team in the UAE has undertook such a procedure.

The patient sought medical advice when she noticed that her hips were not symmetrical. After various tests were conducted her spine CT scan was uploaded to a laboratory in the US, who subsequently printed a model of her spine with a 3D printer and created patient-specific screw guides. The Medtronic O-Arm, a type of intra-operative CT scanner, was used to ensure that the screw position was 100 ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 22 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

A complete list of finalists for the sixth annual The Maritime Standard Awards, which will be held on Monday, 21st October 2019, at the Atlantis, the Palm, Dubai, has been officially announced.

For the sixth year in a row His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group has bestowed his royal patronage on The Maritime Standard (TMS) Awards.

An expert panel of judges drawn from different industry sectors has been busily assessing and evaluating nominations for a total of 20 different categories, the winners of which will be announced in the evening of October 21st. The Editor of The Maritime Standard and Chairman of the Judging Panel, Clive Woodbridge, says, “This year we have received top quality entries from right across the business and geographic spectrum within the region. All categ ... Read more »

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