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Telstra's investment in e-health tops AUD100 mn

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12-Feb-15 Telco giant Telstra's investments through its healthcare division have gone well beyond the $100 million mark. This includes acquisitions and joint ventures to provide technology solutions in telemedicine, aged and residential care, hospital, radiology and pathology and will help Telstra deliver a more integrated health system. Telstra Health has plans to buy more assets in the coming year. [image: B Busco_Getty Images]

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Vietnam’s top ten healthcare events in 2014

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06-Feb-15 The top 10 health events announced by Vietnam's Ministry of Health includes establishing a healthcare hotline, amending the health insurance law, the application of modern technology in hospitals and improving the hospital overload situation. [image: Nhan Dan Online / VNA]

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India’s medical electronics market to hit USD12 billion by 2017

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23-Jan-15 India’s medical electronics market will almost double to USD11.7 billion by 2017, growing at an annual rate of 16%, an SVP of Chennai’s Medall Diagnostics said recently. Increased awareness of healthcare delivery systems, lifestyle diseases, exploding population and increased middle-class income are the main drivers. “The future of electronics is in the field of healthcare”, he added. [image: Business Standard]

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USD1.6 million funding for India’s tech startups

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02-Feb-15 A group of Indian healthcare operators, including Manipal Hospitals, Narayana Health and Pfizer, have got together with an investor to provide up to USD1.6 million in grants and investments to early-stage startups that seek to enhance access to affordable technology-driven healthcare products and services for the low-income population in India. [image: The Times of India]

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China’s mobile health sector expected to hit USD2 billion by 2017

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30-Jan-15 China's mobile healthcare market is expected to see fast growth and hit 12.5 billion yuan (USD2 billion) by 2017, according to the China Medical Pharmaceutical Material Association. There are already more than 2,000 mobile healthcare applications in China and 527 million mobile Internet users. [image: mHealthWatch]

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