Philips introduces integrated Interventional Hemodynamic System with Patient Monitor IntelliVue X3 to improve workflow and patient focus during image-guided procedures at ACC.21

May 14, 2021

Continuous monitoring provides informed, timely clinical decision making and comprehensive, gap-free patient records in the cath lab and beyond

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the integration of its Interventional

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Align Technology Supports the United Kingdom’s General Dental Council (GDC) Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Orthodontics which Highlights Patient Safety Issues

Updated GDC Policy Statement Affirms Requirement and Importance of a Physical Examination for Orthodontic Treatment and for Patients to Know the Full Name of the Dental Professional Responsible for their Orthodontic Treatment

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom and TEMPE, Ariz., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Align …

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NDA chief cites 3 major uses of national ID

National Economic Development Development Authority Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua has identified three major uses of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) or the national ID program: subsidy distribution, financial inclusion, and efficient vaccine distribution.

“The Philippine government is looking forward to implementing three use cases …

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Srve PH well, Año tells new PNP chief

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año on Friday told newly-appointed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, to protect the sanctity of the Constitution while battling various threats like illegal drugs and terrorism.

“Purge the agency of the scalawags, …

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Sn Carlos City tightens quarantine protocols

The city government will implement stricter quarantine protocols amid an increasing number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases starting next week.

In a statement issued on Friday, Mayor Julier Resuello said this was agreed upon during a meeting with village chiefs on Thursday.

Starting May …

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Cotabato Light warns clients vs. power pilferage

The Aboitiz-owned Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) has called on its customers to refrain from unauthorized tapping of electricity.

Arlene Valdez-Hepiga, speaking for Cotabato Light, said Friday the power utility strictly abides by Republic Act No. 7832 or the “The Anti-Electric Transmission Lines …

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PH Covid-19 recoveries exceed 1M mark

The Philippines’ recovery tally from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has reached a total of 1,003,160, after 4,227 new recoveries were reported on Friday.

In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) said this accounts for 92.2 percent of total number of Covid-19 …

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N more debate between Duterte, Carpio

President Rodrigo Duterte will no longer pursue his planned debate with retired Supreme Court senior associate justice Antonio Carpio on issues surrounding the disputed West Philippine Sea (WPS), Malacañang said on Friday.

Duterte was “ready” to debate with Carpio but decided to heed his Cabinet …

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1.5 million Sinovac jabs beef up PH supply

A total of 1.5 million doses of government-procured Sinovac vaccines from China will augment the country’s supply after arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 via a Cebu Pacific flight on Friday.

Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the delivery will …

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Vllages need dev’t fund, Iloilo guv says

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. said Friday the development fund intended for insurgency-cleared villages should not be recalled as he proposed that the same level of support be extended to all barangays.

Defensor said the Barangay Development Program (BDP) of the National Task Force to …

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NBI busts ‘online’ abortion ring in Cebu

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has recently nabbed five operators of a Cebu City abortion clinic that offers services via social media.

NBI Officer-in-Charge Director Eric Distor said in a statement on Friday that criminal charges will be slapped against suspects Joey Guirigay, Francisca …

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Severe Covid-19 cases rise in Japan

The number of people with severe forms of Covid-19 in Japan has reached 1,131, the highest tally since the onset of the pandemic, Kyodo News Agency reported on Friday.

On Wednesday, Japan saw 1,114 people with severe Covid-19. These include patients on ventilators or those …

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29 Dagupeños get cash aid from DOLE, DSWD

Some 209 Dagupeños received their compensation on Friday for their 10-day work under the Tulong Panghanap-Buhay sa Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and food packs from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

The recipients received a total …

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Gobal coronavirus cases exceed 155 million

The total number of coronavirus infections worldwide has surpassed 155.9 million, according to TASS’ calculations based on data by authorities, experts and media.

Thus, the share of the infections makes up more than 2 percent of world population, which the UN Population Fund estimated at …

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CP-NPA downfall expected: Army official

A ranking military official said Friday the downfall of the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) is expected following a series of surrender by members of communist terrorist groups (CTGs) and underground organizations.

Major General Alfredo V. Rosario Jr., commander of …

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PH, Hungary to pursue S&T collaboration

The Philippines and Hungary are exploring possible collaborations in science, technology, and innovation.

“Last April 28, the DOST (Department of Science and Technology), together with the Philippine Space Agency and the University of the Philippines (UP) Visayas, had a productive dialogue with respective Hungarian colleagues, …

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