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Health IT and eHealth top digital health expectations in Asia

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Health IT and eHealth are two of the most promising areas of Digital Health in the Asia-Pacific region, a Global Growth Markets survey has found. Countries that showed the strongest support include two of the largest, where current penetration levels are relatively low: China and Indonesia. 

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VR technology set to transform healthcare in China

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11-Nov-17 Virtual reality could bring about a revolution in China's medical field. "Currently, medical experiments are carried out on animals and human volunteers... a virtual human body will provide a new method," said Zhao Qinping of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. [image: Xinhua]

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Chinese robot scores high in doctor qualification test

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10-Nov-17 A robot made in China has cleared a national qualification test for doctors. The robot, co-developed by Chinese tech firm iFlytek and Tsinghua University, achieved a score of 456, higher than the national pass mark of 360. [image: ET Healthworld]

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Startups are tapping Iran's health tourism potential

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09-Nov-17 Internet-based startup Ariamedtour, has had success attracting health tourists since its inception in early summer 2017. "We are one of the first firms to offer medical tourism on an online platform," said the company's CEO. [image: Financial Tribune]

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