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More tech start-ups in healthcare springing up

The Straits Times

With connectivity at nearly everyone's fingertips, the tech-driven consumer healthcare industry in Asia is estimated to be worth billions of dollars today.

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21 Dec 2017

Where Healthcare Meets Technology

Media Release

At MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2018, preparation is in full swing for the 12th edition, which will deliver a future-ready platform of drivers and enablers highlighting new approaches that have the potential to revolutionise the medical

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13 Nov 2017

IoT healthcare on pact to $10b by 2024

Enterprise Innovation

The global IoT healthcare market is expected to exceed $10 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights.

Market growth is primarily driven by the implementation of advanced digital solutions across the sector. The integration of such technology in the healthcare infrastructure is expected to streamline the operations, improvise the patient interactions and enhance the efficiency of processes.

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09 Nov 2017

APAC mHealth market to hit $7 billion in 2017

Mobihealth News

The Asia Pacific region will generate more than $7 billion in revenues from mHealth services in 2017, according to a new study by the GSM Association (GSMA) and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The majority of that revenue will come from telemonitoring services, which the report estimates will make up about 55 percent of the market, followed by diagnostic services, which will make up 24 percent.

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30 Oct 2017

Community care sector gets S$12m boost, new scholarship scheme to attract talent

Channel News Asia

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health will inject close to S$12 million over the next four years into the community care sector to attract and develop talent, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor announced on Tuesday.

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10 Oct 2017

Elder Care is Slowly Edging into the Next Big Business Opportunity

HIMSS Asia Pacific

The market for elderly care would soon enjoy greater opportunities for robotics companies, ICT companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, nutraceuticals and several other providers in the support service. This sector would also require all such service providers who can operate both long-term and short-term care homes.

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28 Sep 2017

Future-ready healthcare: Reality-perception gaps and perspectives from Singapore

Enterprise Innovation

Healthcare systems across the world are being challenged by aging populations, higher levels of chronic diseases and the escalating cost of care - but Asia's emerging economies are in a particularly vulnerable spot. Governments, businesses and individuals are grappling with the question of seamlessly enabling the full health continuum – day-to-day healthy living, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and home care.

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15 Aug 2017

You’re in good hands when surgery calls for robo ops

Today Online

Surgical robots have made it possible for surgeons to carry out complex multi-team surgeries using keyhole techniques.

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26 Jul 2017

Healthcare sector to ride digital revolution intelligently: Gan Kim Yong

Today Online

SINGAPORE — Giving patients easy access to personal care services, medical transport, meals-on-wheels and therapist services, or letting them can get advice and intervention on how to manage their conditions without having to schedule an appointment to visit the hospital - these are some projects in the works in the healthcare sector's latest push to go digital.

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30 May 2017

Artificial intelligence, robotics to be part of patient care at new Woodlands hospital

Channel News Asia

SINGAPORE: The Woodlands Health Campus (WHC), the first hospital in Woodlands, is expected to use the widespread adoption of technology to improve the patient care experience.

The 1,800-bed facility, which broke ground on Tuesday (Apr 18), will open progressively from 2022.

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20 Apr 2017