All Medical Gas articles

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    Day two of the EIGA Winter Seminar 2019

    2019-01-31T16:47:00Z

    Over the past two days, over 30 industry professionals have taken to the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) stage, at the grand Le Plaza Hotel Theatre, to discuss topics under the theme of ‘Medical Gases – A deep breath’.

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    Home oxygen and smart technology

    2018-12-03T06:00:00Z

    Following the GCE Group rebrand, Michael Galvin, Managing Director for GCE Healthcare, reveals the latest innovations set to revolutionise home oxygen systems.

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    Firebreaks and home oxygen

    2018-12-03T06:00:00Z

    Richard Radford, Managing Director of BPR Medical, reveals the findings of a new study to quantify the impact of measures – including the widespread use of oxygen firebreaks – in reducing deaths and injuries among home oxygen patients.

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    Medical oxygen delivery

    2018-12-03T06:00:00Z

    Mankind has been relying on medicinal gases being supplied to them in various types of gas ‘containers’ for over 120 years, writes Dr. Roy S. Irani.

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    In focus...Life sciences and cryobiology

    2018-12-03T06:00:00Z

    From super-insulated storage transfer systems to liquid nitrogen freezers and vacuum jacketing, cryogenic equipment is used across a broad array of life science and cryobio applications, as Joanna Sampson explores.

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    Medical oxygen – Changing storage and delivery equipment requirements

    2018-12-03T06:00:00Z

    An insight from AMBRA Sistemi into cryogenic switchover systems and technologies.

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    Oxygen therapy and the medical gases industry

    2018-10-01T06:00:00Z

    Oxygen therapy is playing an increasingly integral role in healthcare and homecare – both in the US and across the globe, writes Tony Morrin.

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    The logistic solution for life sciences commodities

    2018-10-01T06:00:00Z

    gas world spoke to Mark Sawicki, Chief Commercial Officer at Cryoport who has spent the last 15 years in executive business development roles at contract development and manufacturing organizations, about the logistics solutions for life sciences commodities. 

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    Medical applications for carbon dioxide today

    2018-10-01T06:00:00Z

    As the most prevalent greenhouse gas found on earth, carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) has many applications from medical uses, to food processing, to beverage carbonation, and to a wide range of industrial uses.

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    Everything you need to know about CGACB

    2018-10-01T06:00:00Z

    The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) has formed a new entity, the CGA Certification Board LLC (CGACB), to offer certification services for industrial and medical gases industry personnel.

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    Cryo-EM – Picturing life at near atomic resolution

    2018-10-01T06:00:00Z

    A tool for scientists that makes the analysis of biomolecular structures faster, easier, and more accessible – and uses cryogenics – is ushering in a new era of research, according to the Nobel Prize committee, writes Agnes H. Baker.

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    The changing face of medical gas delivery

    2013-12-04T00:00:00Z

    The medical gases sector is in the midst of a shift in standards, analysis and delivery, from the rise of the healthcare at home market to the modernization of medical gas standards and the means of supply.

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    Forging ahead – Healthcare at home

    2013-12-04T00:00:00Z

    While The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (unofficially referred to as Obamacare) continues to be a talking point here in the US, making waves on both the newswires and at government level, another significant development is taking shape in the country’s healthcare sector

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    Trends in medical diagnostics – All signs point to MRI market growth

    2013-12-04T00:00:00Z

    The global market for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems was valued at $4.9 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $5.4 billion in 2013, projects a new report from BCC Research.

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    Compliance – Are you up to speed with FDA changes in recent years?

    2013-05-01T00:00:00Z

    In June 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) implemented a new electronic registration and listing process. Over the last four years this process has undergone an almost continuous process of evolution and improvement.

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    Healthcare and bulk medical gas system requirements – A further evolution

    2013-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Since the late 1990s the regulatory requirements for installing and maintaining bulk systems that supply medical gases to healthcare facilities have been continuously evolving with new and upgraded requirements. In 2013 the latest in this evolutionary process, a new training and qualification requirement for bulk medical gas system verifiers is ...

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    Helium and stewardship

    2012-11-21T00:00:00Z

    Why a responsible resource strategy could be the most significant development in 2013

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    A picture of health

    2012-11-21T00:00:00Z

    Trends and technologies in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market.

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    Helium Shortage 2.0 – When will it end?

    2012-11-21T00:00:00Z

    With industry still gripped by global helium shortages, Rob Cockerill takes stock of where we’re at, what are the concerns, and when it might end.

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    Homecare – Succeeding in a challenging business

    2012-11-21T00:00:00Z

    After a presidential election campaign waged for up to two years and at an estimated cost of almost $2 billion or more, we have a winner and a clearer picture of what the next four years may hold for the US. We also have, perhaps, a clearer vision of the ...