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Hospitals – designing in sustainability and efficiency Joint event with London LN , 11 June 2014 The Healthcare TPN recently held a talk at the prestigious venue of the Royal Institution, jointly promoted with Central London group, which attracted around 70 delegates. The evening started with a welcome tea and coffee at 6pm for a 6:30pm start. ... read more...
Posted by Mark Larsen on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Aug 8, 2014 1:22 GMT
Join us on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 from 17.30 – 18.30 as DG CONNECT hosts an online discussion on "Ensuring the safety of health and wellbeing apps". The speakers who will lead the discussion are:  Mr Robert Madelin - Director General of the Commission's DG Communications Networks, Content & Technology  Mr Stefan... read more...
Posted by Zena Tunbridge on IET Healthcare Technologies Network May 29, 2014 2:35 GMT
The 12th Staffordshire Conference on Clinical Biomechanics (SCCB-2014) was held at the Ashley Conference Centre, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd May 2014. The conference theme this year, was “The Diabetic Foot”, and the technical programme was very focussed towards this, with... read more...
Posted by Zena Tunbridge on IET Healthcare Technologies Network May 29, 2014 2:30 GMT
The  12th SCCB conference is taking place at Staffordshire University in Stoke on Trent 2-3 May. Please see a full press release below: New research could prevent foot amputations among diabetic patients.   Four out of five foot amputations among diabetic patients could be prevented according to scientists at Staffordshire... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network May 2, 2014 10:36 GMT
This upcoming event organised by the EPSRC IRC in Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Diseases (i-sense) and the Infectious Diseases Research Network (IDRN) looks to be a very interesting one day workshop on the epidemiology of influenza. New Frontiers in Digital Technologies for Influenza: Big data and Mobile-Phone Connected... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Apr 22, 2014 4:02 GMT
Hello once again to all our network members. This month's update serves to draw your attention to an event that we are very excited to be part of: on Tuesday 29th April, we will be hosting an event with the IMechE Biomedical Engineering Association (BmEA) that has been in planning for some time. Engineering the future of Biomedical Engineering by... read more...
Posted by Peter Bannister on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Mar 17, 2014 6:33 GMT
Healthcare Awards Most Successful On Record The Annual Healthcare Technologies Awards and Lecture took place in London last November, where delegates had the opportunity to hear from guest speaker Douglas Crombie Anderson OBE, who relayed the story of the creation of a new medical technology that saves patients sight and produced a successful... read more...
Posted by Raj Kapadia on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Mar 6, 2014 3:21 GMT
Happy New Year to all IET and Healthcare Technology Network members. I hope that many of you received an email newsletter in January which included a summary of my previous network update as well as an events planner for 2014. (If you didn't, go to MyIET and select the Healthcare marketing option so that you can receive future updates.) This... read more...
Posted by Peter Bannister on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Feb 5, 2014 11:25 GMT
Hello once again to all IET and Healthcare Technology Network members. This month's update also serves as a review of some of the Network's activities over the last year. Before the current session had begun in October, the HTN had already lent its support to several outstanding events in 2013, with notable highlights including the PGBioMed... read more...
Posted by Peter Bannister on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Dec 28, 2013 11:49 GMT
On 11th November 2013, the IET hosted a evening lecture at the Teacher Building in Glasgow on the fascinating historical development of two revolutionary medical imaging technologies – obstetric ultrasound, developed by Prof Ian Donald and Tom Brown, and computer tomography (CT), developed by Sir Godfrey Hounsfield.   The first speaker, Prof... read more...
Posted by Mark Larsen on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Nov 21, 2013 9:22 GMT