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ICCBBA are recruiting a Technical Director to oversee the development and maintenance of the ISBT 128 Standard.  The position is geographically internationally flexible, and the appointee will be expected to work from their home location and be able and willing to travel to the US and globally.  They will manage a technical and standards development department located in Southern California.

Committed to the vision of the global adoption of ISBT 128 for medical products of human origin (MPHO), t

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The free to attend Joined Up Health & Care event on 29 June will welcome over 130 attendees with over 40% of those from NHS trusts across the UK.

Discover how leading UK organisations are tackling the challenge of joined-up health and care. They are achieving this by giving providers and citizens enhanced access to the care records and associated information they need to transform services.

Who is it for? Those that are:

  • Making healthcare IT decisions
  • Interested in how your peers are meeting their I
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Wired is reporting on a new start up company called Biomeme that aims to turn any iPhone into a disease-detecting portable laboratory:

Perelman is the CEO and co-founder of Biomeme. Backed by celebrity investor Mark Cuban, the Philadelphia startup is developing a piece of hardware that attaches to an iPhone and harnesses the device’s computing power and built-in camera to test people for diseases and run other biological diagnostics in almost any setting. The Biomeme team essentially has taken

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BBC News has a report on the latest healthcare startup from Silicon Valley: Theranos:

Theranos has recently launched an alliance with the largest drugstore chain in the USA.

Walgreen's has more than 8,500 stores all over the country, within five miles of a huge swathe of the US population. The stores have just started installing what are called Theranos Wellness Centres.

I dropped in on one a mile or so from the company's HQ in University Avenue, Palo Alto.

The experience was certainly straigh

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