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2016 healthcare IT/digital health VC funding crosses $5b mark

Health Care Asia Magazine

This is a new record for the healthcare IT sector. Venture capital (VC) funding, including private equity and corporate venture capital, in the Healthcare IT sector came in at $5.1 billion in 622 deals in 2016, a new record for the sector.

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22 Mar 2017

Emerging Trends in Medical Innovation for 2017

Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management

These past few years have continued a trend for being transformative in the world of medical innovation. Emerging trends of 2017 likely will be no different with established foundations for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables and other diagnostics.

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16 Mar 2017

Access a Healthcare Market of US$94 billion at Medical Fair Thailand 2017

Medical Fair Thailand 2017

Thailand's medical industry continues to boom, MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2017 is well positioned as the premier marketplace to elevate medical and healthcare businesses. The region's biggest exhibition of its kind connect with 8,500 regional visitors and tap into opportunities in this region.

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16 Mar 2017

See the Future of Healthcare Innovations at Medical Fair Thailand 2017

Medical Fair Thailand 2017

Mark your calendar for MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2017, from 6-8 September at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. The 8th edition of this industry-leading exhibition will feature an extensive line-up of products, equipment, services, new technology and innovations for the hospital, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical and rehabilitation sectors. The key focus area will be on rehabilitative care and connected healthcare solutions.

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16 Mar 2017

Preparing and Engaging Nurses in the Informatics Revolution

Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management

There is no question we are living in a time of exponential growth of technology. Many Asia Pacific (APAC)countries are investing heavily in Health Information Technology (HIT) which has significant impact on the healthcare workforce. In APAC, like other regions in the world, the nursing profession comprises the largest workforce delivering patient care so to prepare and engage nurses is critical to advance the transition to digital health.

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08 Nov 2016

Mobile Image Access Saves Time

Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management

In today’s healthcare environment, the ability for providers to exchange and share imaging is becoming increasingly critical on many fronts. Electronic access to images improves provider workflow, clinical operations and patient care through time savings and efficiencies. When providers access images with mobile devices, these benefits increase. Mobile devices are perfectly suited to the pervasive mobile workflow of clinical care providing untethered access to patient information and communications. When used for mobile image viewing, mobile devices support faster interpretation and consultations and improve patient outcomes. This article reviews the clinical and patient care time savings of electronic image exchange using mobile devices and describes the features that mobile image viewers require to achieve these efficiencies safely and securely.

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08 Nov 2016

Technology and Improved Health Outcomes

Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management

It is no secret that healthcare services around the world are facing systemic challenges caused by demographic change and lifestyle-related conditions. While a considerable effort has gone into understanding the origins of these problems, comparatively little progress has been made in harnessing the power of technology to help provide solutions. There are many challenges facing the healthcare sector, three in particular being: the ageing population, the growth of lifestyle-related chronic illnesses, and the financing of services. These three significant issues cannot be addressed effectively without appropriate technologies in place to support the speed of potential solutions. The good news, is that these technologies exist and are ready to be implemented by forward-thinking healthcare providers.

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08 Nov 2016

Preoperative Rehabilitation: Fit for Surgery

MEDICA Magazine

Preoperative rehabilitation is gaining importance in medicine. It helps to prepare patients for upcoming treatments and surgeries, thereby reducing risks and complications during surgery and making faster rehabilitation possible.

Interview with Associate Prof. Wilhelm Bloch, Institute for Cardiovascular Research and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne

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24 Oct 2016

Are prosthetic interventions for transtibial amputees cost effective?

MEDICA Magazine

Decreased burden on the health care system and a higher quality of life for patients likely offset higher initial costs of amputation and prosthetic intervention.

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11 Oct 2016

Health, environmental goals agreement signed by 14 Asia Pacific countries

HealthCareAsia Daily

Officials and high-level ministers from 14 Asia Pacific countries assembled and signed the Manila Declaration on Health and Environment on October 8. The agreement will provide specific sustainable development goals (SDGs) that the health and environment sectors can adopt within and among the states represented in the assembly.

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10 Oct 2016

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