Roundup: NDR Medical Opens Site in Japan, WellAway Delivers Medicines to Migrant Workers and More Instructions

NDR Medical launches office in Japan

Singaporean medical device manufacturer NDR Medical has opened a new office in Tokyo, Japan, its fourth location in Asia-Pacific. The company also operates in China and Malaysia.

In addition to the opening, the company will also conduct a multi-site trial of its Automated Needle Targeting with X-ray (ANT-X) system with two Japanese university hospitals. The trial is planned to begin in the second quarter and will involve more than 100 patients.

The findings of the forthcoming study will be used for the company’s submission for approval of its robotic interventional device to the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency.

“Japan currently has the highest number of CT machines per million inhabitants in the world. It is a mature medical technology market, and healthcare facilities and staff in the country are adept at tapping into technology solutions to improve treatment outcomes,” said Alan, CEO of NDR Medical. Gosh to explain why they chose to open a new site in Japan.

This announcement followed NDR Medical’s partnership with the regenerative medicine company CGBIO will conduct clinical trials of its ANT-X system in South Korea.


WellAway Partners with SATA CommHealth to Deliver Medicines to Migrant Workers

DocMed Technology has teamed up with charity SATA CommHealth to provide medicines to migrant workers from April 1.

SATA CommHealth, one of four anchor operators appointed by the Singapore Ministry of Manpower under the Primary Care Plan, provides teleconsultation services to migrant workers. According to a press statement, drug delivery will be through WellAway, DocMed’s e-pharmacy.

WellAway said it took the initiative to include multilingual icons on top of standard medication labels to help patients understand what they were prescribed.

“Our partnership with WellAway will help us provide quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to migrant workers. With the added value of WellAway in the delivery and delivery of medicines, we can focus more on the consultations and deliver better treatment outcomes for the patients SATA CommHealth CEO, Dr. Kelvin Phua, said.


MedLern Introduces Trauma Nursing Course

MedLern, a healthcare spin-off by learning management systems developer Impelsys has partnered with the US-based Emergency Nurses Association to deliver the latter’s basic training courses on trauma nursing to Indian emergency nurses.

Launched in January 2020, MedLern provides comprehensive learning, training and skills development to healthcare professionals through its digital platform.

According to MedLern, their training partnership with ENA, a professional organization of more than 50,000 emergency nurses, will help meet India’s need for more skilled trauma nurses.

“India’s need for skilled trauma nurses continues to grow rapidly,” said CEO Deepak Sharma. “Dedicated training programs, protocols and care checklists, and systematic, data-driven quality improvement programs can quickly make a big positive impact.”

ENA President Jennifer Schmitz said they are ready to “work and support nurses who want to improve their skills and gain more confidence in the way they provide trauma care”.

Other ENA courses, such as the Emergency Nursing Pediatric and Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education course, will be added to MedLern’s platform soon, the company said.