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Newsletter archives: 20172016 | 2015


Latest issue

 17-Jul-18 Medical Technology edition: China seeks digital help for creaking healthcare system - Elekta and Baheal to cooperate on Watson for Oncology in China - Singapore: Healthcare startup Doctor Anywhere snags USD4.1 mn Series A - AECS Thailand invests in Singapore-based healthcare startup GetDoc - Fullerton Health sets 100% cloud goal with Microsoft - Australia is making gains in 3D printed body parts - Indonesia and Australia look to shared digital future in healthcare - idsMED and WeDoctor launch China’s first smart medical supply chain company - Singapore's Esco Group to open innovation centre in China - China tech giants tap into AI healthcare market - Is Japan ready for next-generation care? - Technology the bedrock of the future of healthcare in Australia - China turns to Internet hospitals?

Previous issues 

 12-Jun-18 Medical Technology edition: WHO adopts digital health resolution proposed by India - The CareVoice brings voice-based virtual doctor to China - New Zealand's Orion Health cuts jobs as more red ink spills - Singapore enhances access to medical devices - 40 US lawmakers seek exemption on medical devices from China - China moves a step closer to national healthcare network with Guizhou data centre - In China, a plan to personalise healthcare for 1.3 billion - Zuellig Pharma invests in online learning network for doctors - KT to build digital healthcare system on trans-Siberian trains - Australia’s CancerAid links into Cedars-Sinai’s Epic system - Indian medical device public procurement norms come into force - China deal to boost scan kits in 37 hospitals in Kenya - Will blockchain transform healthcare in South Korea?

 29-May-18 Healthcare & Medical Tourism edition: Turkey aims for global leadership in health tourism - Boustead acquires Asia-focused healthcare business - First Korean healthcare facility to open in Sharjah, UAE - Private single-specialty eye hospital 'Centre for Sight' opens in India - Gulf healthcare spending to exceed USD104 bn by 2022 - Reforms could end universal healthcare in Thailand - Mexico: Medical tourism relies on the US - Raffles Medical counts on healthy demand in graying Singapore - New partnership encourages medical tourism from Brunei to Malaysia - Kerala to lure medical tourists from GCC countries - Accreditation in medical travel becoming a key differentiator - Zuellig Pharma invests in online learning network for doctors - China delivers 20 mobile clinics to Cambodia

 15-May-18 Medical Technology edition: Docomo trials 5G for remote healthcare in Japan - GE Healthcare and Singapore's A*STAR co-develop medtech - Ping An's Good Doctor raises USD1.1 bn in Hong Kong IPO - China's WeDoctor raises USD500 mn in private share sale - Australia's NSW health system fully digital in next decade - Draft Indian eHealth standards a 'regulatory overreach' - MDabroad launches new network in Brazil - China’s Lepu Medical set to enter India - Apollo Hospitals is leveraging AI to predict heart disease in India - Singapore MOH launches regulatory sandbox for telemedicine - Asian healthcare PE buyouts boosted to new highs by Chinese investors - China's first province for imported medical device approval - India adopts essential principles on safety and performance of devices

 1-May-18 Healthcare & Medical Tourism edition: Asian healthcare PE buyouts boosted to new highs by Chinese investors - Aetna international opens its first health clinic in Thailand - Clouds over India's Fortis Healthcare keep suitors from making higher bids - Malaysia-Tencent partnership targets Chinese travellers - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the UAE sign agreement - The future of healthcare for Singapore's ageing population - Lao healthcare gets USD30 mn boost from ADB - Abraaj prepared to step down as manager of growth markets healthcare fund - MDabroad launches new network in Brazil - Punarnava Ayurveda to cash in on rise in Russian medical tourists to Kerala - Private equity sets sights on Australia's Healthscope again - China’s private hospital revenue expected to triple by 2019 - Between austerity measures and growth pressure: Latin America's medical market

 17-Apr-18 Medical Technology edition: Babylon signs Tencent deal to deploy health technology on WeChat - Apax to buy TPG’s Healthium Medtech for USD300 mn - Omnicom Health acquires Elsevier's Pharma Communications in Japan - Hospitals in Korea not very interested in IBM's Watson - US proposes tariffs on Chinese imports - including medical imaging - China’s first smart hospital featuring AI opened in Guangzhou - Why the Indian government's new rule could make or break e-pharmacies - Toshiba wins first non-Japanese order for cancer care system - Singapore’s GIC invests in portable, real-time DNA sequencing firm - UAE buys Korean medical tech - Tackling distribution is the key to India's medtech industry - China hospital to employ AI for addressing doctor shortage - 3D printed smartphone microscope could prevent disease in developing countries

 3-Apr-18 Healthcare & Medical Tourism edition: Korean consortium wins USD740 mn health campus project in Singapore - Cigna eyes rapid expansion in the Middle East - TPG keen to buy into Thai fertility hospital - Chinese to travel to Adelaide for medical tourism - Nigerians spend over USD1 bn on medical treatment abroad - Tourists' unpaid medical bills take toll on Japanese hospitals - Korea enhances healthcare cooperation with UAE, Bahrain - DKSH opens healthcare distribution center in Hong Kong - Sheba Medical Center Proclaimed Israel's "City of Health" - Mangaluru seals deal with Kenya for medical tourism - Korea’s demographic nightmare comes to fore - Indian hospital sector may see 12-14% revenue growth - Malaysia to generate USD725 mn healthcare revenue by 2020

 20-Mar-18 Medical Technology edition: Laparoscopic surgery robot Revo-i launched first in Korea - MicroPort partners China’s Yunfeng to buy LivaNova - Medtronic to reach 10 mn people in India for ear care - Philips Thailand senses opportunity in digital - Lifelong digital health records for all Australian children - Johnson & Johnson virtual training centers help Asia's surgeons - Connected care can increase healthcare equity in developing countries - Alibaba opens first joint research institute outside China in Singapore - Microsoft, Apollo to use AI for cardiac diseases in India - Chinese robots deliver files, pills in Bangkok hospital - How China is using technology to improve rural healthcare - Egypt's 'Medicobot' launches digitised healthcare - Korean cities adopting mobile healthcare technology

 6-Mar-18 Healthcare & Medical Tourism edition: More Chinese seek IVF abroad - Malaysia’s IHH, Temasek eye majority stake in Medanta - China's Ping An Ventures to raise up to USD1.3 bn for healthcare investments - Marken accelerates Asian growth in clinical trial logistics - China's nursing homes more than triple in past five years - Abu Dhabi hospital first to offer heart, liver and lung transplants - IMF director lauds Indonesia's healthcare system - Eagle Health Australia tackles China’s diabetes problem - China's Fosun teams up with UK healthcare firm Arix Bioscience - Now Health on IPMI in the MEA region - China to provide 40 mobile health clinics to Cambodia - India's healthcare characterised by out of pocket spending - Singapore healthcare spending will balloon this year

 20-Feb-18 Medical Technology edition: Tencent’s investment is shaping the future of China’s healthcare - Omron India eyes 45% revenue growth - Malaysia to produce world’s first AI powered stethoscope - UK's Medopad signs deals with Tencent and Ping An - Korea to build database for medical big data - Surgical robots used in Vietnam - Iran health sector receives USD14 million aid - China's Ping An group raises USD2.2 bn in health tech IPOs - Samsung to set up 15 Smart Healthcare centres in Tamil Nadu - Telemedicine to be regulated: Singapore Health Ministry - India's price cap on cardiac stents stifling innovation - MedTech opportunity pushes Israel-China romance - Malaysia to introduce halal certification for medical devices

 6-Feb-18 Healthcare & Medical Tourism edition: India unveils 'world's largest' public healthcare scheme - Singapore-Korea consortium buys stake in Australian fertility clinic - UAE’s NMC Health makes two Gulf acquisitions worth USD207 million - IHH Healthcare, Temasek in race for Indian healthcare group - Myanmar lures Thailand's richest health firm - Belt-and-Road spawns medical travel opportunities for Malaysia - Medical tourism in Asia for ophthalmology services grows - UnitedHealth sees a new frontier in Latin America - Mayo clinic hopes to draw more medical tourists with new medical center in the US - The top 2018 trends in LatAm healthcare - Integration of healthcare services paramount as Singapore ages - Myanmar woos Indian investors in bid to support healthcare and insurance sectors - This UAE industry is in the pink of health

 23-Jan-18 Medical Technology edition: 12 notable Medtech growth markets stories from 2017, month-by-month - Qualcomm Ventures eyes Indian mobile tech, healthcare startups - Air Liquide enters Saudi home healthcare market - Philips crosses the billion dollar sales mark in India - VPS Healthcare ventures into medical coding - Cogobuy establishes AI and healthcare industrial center in Xiamen - Distrusting China’s medical system, patients turn to US doctors online - Perennial sets up USD1.2 bn JV to invest in healthcare developments in China - The CareVoice gets USD2 mn to bring its app to China - Patanjali ties up with e-tailers to push products online - Middle East a priority market for UK medtech companies - AI decision support for ophthalmic care; the competitive advantage in India? - Seoul ranks first in the world in number of clinical trials per city

 8-Jan-18 Healthcare & Medical Tourism edition: 12 Healthcare and Medical Tourism growth markets stories from 2017, month-by-month - Qualcomm Ventures eyes Indian mobile tech, healthcare startups - Emirates Healthcare Group expands to Egypt - Dubai received 325,000 medical tourists in 2016 - China looks to West to help it boost healthcare provision - Japan's births plumb record low in 2017 - Iran sees a decline in health tourist influx - Perennial sets up USD1.2 bn JV to invest in healthcare developments in China - Care Plus launches flagship international health insurance in Brazil - Abu Dhabi co enters fray for Fortis - Thailand's 'war on sugar' aims to slim people and fatten coffers - The leap to single-payer: what Taiwan can teach - Turkish government prepares plan to increase share of health tourism


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