Blog - Vancive Medical Technologies

  • 9/21/16 9:58 am PDT
    Sven Couck, Talent Acquisition Manager
    For eight years now Avery Dennison (Turnhout Plant) has supported the “Damiaanactie” initiative projects. “Damiaanactie” is a Belgian Non-Profit organization. They fight poverty-related diseases like leprosy and tuberculosis all over the world, helping the most vulnerable people. The goal-orientated approach of “Damiaanactie” only succeeds due to all the local assistance in project countries. The organization benefits from thousands of volunteers and contributors in Belgium. Furthermore, “more...
  • 5/24/16 8:09 am PDT
    Colleen Ward, Vice President, Global Marketing
    Will health breakthroughs heal the world? That was the subject of the session in which Vancive Medical Technologies participated at the UN HQ in New York this week.more...
  • 4/27/16 8:10 am PDT
    Rachel Jacobs, Internal Sales & Marketing Support Representative
    When you go to a restaurant and the food is excellent, but the service of the front of house staff leaves a bad taste in your mouth, would you go back there? Most likely, the answer will be no. Chances are you will not keep this experience to yourself either.more...
  • 1/18/16 10:01 am PST
    Nancy De Ceuster, Product Manager
    Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is a synthetic plastic polymer used in a wide range of consumer products, which we all are familiar with: packaging, toys for children, imitation leather, bottles, cables, wallpaper, flooring, window shutters and blinds, furniture, office supplies, car interiors, medical disposables in hospitals and for home care, and much more.more...
  • 7/16/15 8:19 am PDT
    Deepak Prakash, Global Director of Marketing, Digital Health
    When it comes to healthcare, physiological signs such as heart rate (or pulse), core body temperature, blood pressure, etc., have always been the key vital signs. However, when it comes to the management of chronic diseases, and recovery from many ailments, physical activity is always emphasized. How many times have you heard from your physician that it is good to be physically active? So, why shouldn’t physical activity be viewed as one of the “vital signs”?more...
  • 4/15/15 11:09 am PDT
    Deepak Prakash, Global Director of Marketing, Digital Health
    This post isn’t about the Dylan song (sorry!) But a fair warning – it is a little bit on the wonkish side. I recently participated on an industry panel discussing the future of healthcare and the influence of digital health technologies.The moderator posed a simple question to the panel members: What headlines would we like to see a year from now, and ten years from now?more...
  • 2/17/15 9:02 am PST
    Deepak Prakash, Global Director of Marketing for Digital Health
    I couldn’t help but recall this popular expression as I was reading a report on wearable technologies from PwC’s Health Research Institute titled “Health Wearables: Early Days”(1). As a product category, wearables have skyrocketed in prominence, which has helped create some gaudy expectations for what they can do. In roaming the hall at the recently concluded CES 2015 (Las Vegas, NV), it was exciting to see all manners of products entering the marketplace in rapid succession – from glasses tomore...
  • 11/14/14 10:03 am PST
    Deepak Prakash, Global Director of Marketing for Digital Health
    The Metria IH1 Lifestyle Assessment System* was developed with health and wellness in mind. For those users who are modifying their lifestyles to achieve their health goals (for example: losing weight, improving their sleep efficiency, etc.), the Metria IH1 may provide helpful insights into his or her daily lifestyle, including daily activity levels, calorie expenditure and sleep. However, we have discovered that the metrics from Metria IH1 may be useful in other circumstances as well, as themore...
  • 9/29/14 1:35 pm PDT
    Deepak Prakash, Global Director of Marketing for Digital Health
    At the end of my first blog post, I mentioned that I would discuss some general guidelines on getting your wellness journey started. In order to make it easier to read, the information will be split over a couple of blog posts.But before I delve into the information, it is always important to remember the following:a. It is recommended that the you consult a physician or a licensed professional before embarking on a health and wellness program and,more...
  • 7/8/14 2:16 pm PDT
    Deepak Prakash, Global Director of Marketing for Digital Health
    It is well established that being active, irrespective of one’s age, brings general health and wellness benefits to the individual. The type, duration, intensity of activity varies from person to person and is dependent on various factors such as age, physical condition, comfort level etc. A variety of digital tools – from apps to activity tracking devices have recently hit the market place to help provide insights into a person’s activity.more...