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Philips introduces Connected Health solutions at Arab Health

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26-Jan-15 Philips showcased its Connected Health solutions at the recent Arab Health 2015 event, bringing its clinical expertise, technology and services, data, new business models and its consumer understanding into the mix. “We have an amazing opportunity… to improve the lives of people in the Middle East,” said Roy Jakobs, Chief Executive Officer, Philips Middle East & Turkey. [image: Philips]

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Dubai adopts smart total solutions

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25-Jan-15 From working on electronic medical records, hospital information systems to developing essential healthcare apps in-house, the Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA) has been moving in the direction of ‘smart total solutions’. DHA expects these to revolutionise admin, patient management and patient education. “We are very focussed on educating [patients] through the use of smart technology, smart apps, augmented reality brochures, campaigns etc.”, said the DHA’s Director-General. [image: Arabian Gazette]

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China's FDA will allow online drug sales soon

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09-Jan-15 The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) plans to allow online sales of prescription drugs soon. If approved, the policy could seed a market worth more than USD160 billion as sales shift from hospitals to online platforms such as Alibaba and JD.com. [image: Reuters/Stringer]

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12 notable Medtech & Healthcare growth markets stories from 2014, month-by-month

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31-Dec-14 There's been a lot going on in emerging markets in 2014. Here's a look back at 12 notable Medtech and Healthcare growth markets stories that you may have missed, month-by-month, including "Indonesia’s new national health insurance scheme", "Korea to nurture medical device industry", "Turkey’s pharma market is ripe for profit", "China healthcare draws investors" and more.

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Human and machine intelligence combine to address healthcare issues in India

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13-Jan-15 Hitachi has launched a solution in India which will help extract precisely designated information from electronic medical records (EMR). The company says it is combining human and machine intelligence to help solve some of the problems identified by India’s medical practitioners, cost-effectively. [image: Getty Images / Bloomberg Businessweek]


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