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World's top drug-maker Novartis takes aim at tech

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17-Nov-14 Novartis researchers are seeking fresh technologies to monitor how the company’s medicines are working and being taken by patients. Chief Executive Joe Jimenez predicts this will be an integral part of running a big pharmaceutical company in the coming decade, thanks to rising demand coupled with limited budgets.

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Singapore’s digital healthcare industry makes it the Boston of Asia

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12-Nov-14 Singapore is now the birthplace of a number of promising digital health startups with its strong fundamentals. With the rise in the number of digital health startups, there has been growing interest from investors too. Venture capitalist healthcare funding has increased more than five-fold since 2011. [image: e27]

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Alibaba launches medical business in China

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12-Nov-14 Alibaba has realised its ambition of expanding into the health sector with the launch of Alibaba Health Information Technology, in Oct-14. The newly formed unit was previously Citic 21CN, a company acquired by Alibaba earlier this year. Its drug coding system is seen as the most important asset for Alibaba. [image: Want China Times]

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Reducing cost of healthcare through innovative technologies in Vietnam

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11-Nov-14 From 2006 to 2020 the Vietnamese government is expected to spend USD1.8 billion on 57 new hospitals, clinics and healthcare centres. Private investors are also building hospitals to help meet rising demand. New technologies are expected to play a significant role in solving the country’s healthcare challenges and controlling costs. [image: Vietnam Investment Review]

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China’s Guangdong Hospitals Network aims for 10,000 access points

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27-Oct-14 The “Online Hospitals Network” in China’s Guangdong Province has been officially launched in the Guangdong No.2 Provincial People’s Hospital, the first to be authorised by the NHFPC to operate as an online hospital. Patients can use connected local treatment centres or pharmacies to receive a video diagnosis. (Article in Mandarin.) [image: Online Journal of Space Communication]

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