For the first time in the 20-year history of the NZ National Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting, a medical student took out the Obex Prize for Best Registrar Paper. Navneet Singh, a fifth year medical student attached to Waikato Hospital’s Cardiothoracic Unit, was up against open competition from registrars throughout Australasia. The annual prize is judged by an international expert panel at the conference, held this year in Rotorua on 16-18 March. Six of the 13 presentations were Waikato-based, reflecting the developing presence of [...]
Obex Medical was proud to have two submissions in the final of the James & Wells MTANZ Innovation Award 2017. This prestigious Award highlights exciting innovation in the New Zealand health technology market. Such innovation is essential to deliver best outcomes for patients. The Awards were judged on a product’s significant contribution to improving patient outcomes by enhancing quality of life, as well as evidence of technical excellence and innovation. SecurAcath: Megan McQuinn, Senior Product Manager SecurAcath is a new and unique [...]
New research has shown an alarming lack of awareness for a medical condition killing dozens of New Zealand patients each year.
Cook Medical has initiated a global, voluntary recall of all catheters with Beacon® Tip technology….