THINKING INSIDE THE BOX: FAIRFORD MEDICAL’S CT SCANBOX
The latest report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), ‘Health at a Glance: Europe 2018’, has highlighted the severe lack of provision of imaging equipment in the United Kingdom, and in turn indicates a real concern for the countries’ medical imaging sector. Interestingly in this report, the United Kingdom is labelled as […]
Siemens Financial Services Assists Fairford Medical In Expanding Fleet Of Medical Equipment
When Fairford Medical were approached by a customer for a Mobile Siemens Aera that was not in our current fleet, we looked to Siemens Finance to assist us with what would have been a significant capital outlay. For the full story from Siemens Finance click here.
MRI and CT scans show how vaping is not the answer to quitting smoking
It seems almost everywhere you turn these days someone is drawing on an E-cigarette, with the smell of strawberries and marshmallows being smoked into the air all around us. After years and years of NHS campaigns to stop people smoking, E-cigarettes have become more and more popular and are marketed as being a safer alternative […]
Thinking inside the box: Fairford Medical’s CT Scanbox
The latest report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), ‘Health at a Glance: Europe 2018’, has highlighted the severe lack of provision of imaging equipment in the United Kingdom, and in turn indicates a real concern for the countries’ medical imaging sector. Interestingly in this report, the United Kingdom is labelled as one […]
Can Brain Differences Be Negatively Affecting Your Health?
What if the structure of your brain was causing problems with your physical health or vice versa? This is the question that researchers from Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands set out to answer in their study that harnessed sophisticated MRI technology to assess the link between the brain and the body. To investigate […]
5 Medtech Pioneers
From innovative diagnostic methods and cutting-edge imaging techniques to mobile apps for monitoring health and wellbeing, the digital age has given way to a new era in healthcare. Thanks to vast developments in the field of medical science and technology coupled with an influx of funding from eager investors, MedTech has quickly become one of […]
The Team Behind A Medical Imaging Machine
As advances in artificial intelligence, automation and IoT begin to materialise and find their way in to modern medical practice, the question as to whether technology can replace humans in the provision of healthcare is raised once more. For existing radiologists, fear of the future and the technological developments it holds is not uncommon. The […]
What Are The Challenges Of Gaining Regulatory Approval And How Can You Overcome Them?
As the MedTech sector continues to enjoy exponential growth across Europe and the US, the list of cutting edge healthcare solutions is rapidly expanding by the day. In fact, according to the most recent report from the European Patent Office (EPO), medical technology was the most popular patent filing category of 2018, with 13,795 filings […]
How Is Ai Changing Medical Imaging?
Confirmed through countless studies, the potential that artificial intelligence holds in enhancing patient outcomes is no secret. With the ability to analyse immense swathes of data-sets and extract meaningful insights, the practice of radiology and pathology are set to benefit from the continuation in development of AI-based medical imaging solutions. Until now, however, no roadmap […]
Fairford Medical To Discuss Improved Access To Cardiac-enabled Diagnostics At Bsci (british Society Of Cardiovascular Imaging) Conference This Week
The BSCI highlighted the challenge of national CT Coronary Angiography provision in response to the NICE CG95 update 2016. We at Fairford recognise the report as highly significant, but also understand the real-life challenges of implementing the new NICE guidelines. We are equipment providers, which only solves one aspect of this multi-faceted problem. There is […]