US Edition October 2017

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    News

    gasworld (US Edition), Vol. 55, No. 10 (October)

    2017-10-02T13:04:00Z

    This month gasworld (US Edition) explores trends and technologies in the healthcare supply chain, from the ever-growing homecare market to life sciences and cryobiology and medical gas equipment in-between.

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    Features

    Responsive Respiratory Inc.

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    In the US, national healthcare expenditures (NHE) grew at 5.8% and reached $3.2 trillion in 2015, representing 17.8% of GDP. NHE are expected to reach nearly $5.5 trillion by 2025 (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, cms.gov).

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    US healthcare market update

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Healthcare is an important market for industrial gas producers and distributors in the US, and spending in this sector continues to represent a significant portion of US gross domestic product (GDP).

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    Features

    The New England report

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Incorporating Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, By James Barr.

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    Features

    Tackling the rate of change

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    The North American industrial gases industry is in the midst of seismic change, from the transformation in ownership and structure, to supply chain challenges and distributor business disruption. Understanding the rate of change, and more importantly making the right strategic moves to respond,

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    Cryosurgery that even I can understand

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Many of us have been to the doctor for minimally invasive cryotherapy (also called “cryoablation”) to have abnormal external tissue such as a wart, growth, or lesion “burned” off. In reality the doctor is not burning the wart off.

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    Features

    When actions speak louder than words

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    A while back, I wrote a column titled “If Looks Could Kill.” In it I noted that researchers have found that the three key elements of effective communication…

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    Features

    10 minutes with...Mark Raimy

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Mark Raimy, CEO of Welders Supply and the outgoing President of GAWDA.

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    Features

    Gas ‘er up, doc!

    2017-10-01T00:00:00Z

    For those of us not working directly in the medical/healthcare industry, we may be surprised at the number and variety of common medical gases and their applications.