TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

TUV Rheinland Concludes 1st Radiological Health and Safety Convention

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jul 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

A total of 198 participants took part in the 1st Radiological Health and Safety Convention organized by TŰV Rheinland Philippines, last June 27-29 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City Philippines, granting participants 13 continuing professional development (CPD) units.

The theme “Building a More Sustainable, Healthier, and Safer Working Environment,” brings a timely platform for practicing and aspiring radiologists to continuously build the competencies, knowledge and skills in the radiological protection field. The event gathered industry experts and practitioners to delve into important topics surrounding occupational health and safety in diagnostic radiology, comprehensive quality approach in diagnostic imaging, and performance indicators for measuring and improving radiology department performance.

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Topics: healthcare

TUV Rheinland launches first Radiological Health and Safety Convention

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jun 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

TŰV Rheinland Philippine will launch the first Radiological Health and Safety Convention on June 27-29,2018 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines. Under the backdrop of the overarching theme - “Building a More Sustainable, Healthier, and Safer Working Environment,” all practitioners will have the opportunity for in-depth discussion to improve the quality and optimize resource allocation in the radiological health industry.

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Fitness starts in your head

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Oct 24, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Dr. Petra Göddertz manages Preventative Occupational Health Management (POHM) in the south-west region with the TÜV Rheinland Health Management Competence Center in Bad Neuenahr, Germany. The center offers medical check-ups and training programs for managers, competitive athletes and racing drivers.

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TÜV Rheinland Japan is extending cooperation and collaboration with Fukushima Prefecture on medical equipment field

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Sep 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

TÜV Rheinland Japan Ltd. and Fukushima Prefecture have been extending their cooperation and collaboration in the field of medical equipment for about a year. This effort is the outcome of a memorandum of understanding concluded in October 2015 between TÜV Rheinland and the Prefecture. On 2 September 2016, Mr. Toshiyuki Hata, Vice Governor of Fukushima Prefecture, paid a courtesy visit to the TÜV Rheinland Headquarters in Germany and reported on the cooperative achievements of the past year. TÜV Rheinland Japan has announced that they have discussed with Vice Governor Hata cooperation plans for the "Fukushima Medical Device Development Support Centre", which is scheduled to be completed in November 2016.

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Topics: medical, healthcare

Missing the Boat: Protecting Personal Health Data, but Not Patient Health?

Posted by TUV Rheinland on May 6, 2016 12:00:00 PM

A recent report from Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) entitled “Securing Hospitals: A Research Study and Blueprint” released at the end of February this year, points out some startling findings. While healthcare delivery organizations are highly focused on regulatory compliance issues regarding the protection of Patient Health Information (PHI), they are overlooking potential threats to actual patient health from malicious intruders.

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Topics: healthcare, cybersecurity, data protection

Medical Industry Brief: IEC 60601-1-11 Home Healthcare Environment

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Mar 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The near-universal adoption of high-speed broadband internet and telephone networks, smartphones and the tsunami of apps both entertaining and practical, as well as affordable electronic devices have all opened the doors for moving healthcare from the hospitals to home.

As populations continue to age and life expectancy increases, more and more patients need affordable, reliable and convenient professional medical services at home.

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Topics: medical, healthcare