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India's Tech Mahindra to buy US healthcare provider

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07-Mar-17 Tech Mahindra said it would buy US healthcare IT services provider, the HCI Group, for an enterprise value of USD110 mn, as it looks to increase its presence in the healthcare space. “Healthcare is one of the few sectors globally that is driving adoption of digital technologies," said CP Gurnani, CEO of Tech Mahindra. [image: The Indian Express]

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Why India's e-pharmacy companies are branching into health management

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28-Feb-17 Medical delivery startups in India including BookMEDS, Pluss, CareOnGo, 1mg, MeraMedicare, and Dawailelo are have been delivering medicines via online platforms for years, but are looking at other services to help their subscribers keep track of their health and connect with medical professionals digitally. [image: sheeler / 123RF]

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Hong Kong medical care warms up to virtual reality

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22-Feb-17 Virtual Reality (VR) is gaining traction in Hong Kong medical care as universities and hospitals increasingly adopt it for patient rehabilitation and medical professionals training. As VR gets cheaper, more physicians, scientists and other medical practitioners use VR in diverse medical disciplines including rehabilitation, robotic and minimally invasive surgery simulation, and immersion therapy such as for depression and phobia. [image: Healthcare Innovation]

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Is technology threatening Singapore’s healthcare system?

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14-Feb-17 Singapore has a reputation for first-class healthcare, and is a major location for medical tourism. With 610,000 people over 65 by 2020, the government has embraced technology to improve productivity. It sounds like a brave new world, but there are warning signs that must not be ignored. The main concern is the ease with which IoT devices can be hacked. [image: Empire Media]

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Teleradiology Solutions and GE Healthcare join hands to improve radiology interpretation in India

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14-Feb-17 Teleradiology Solutions and Wipro GE Healthcare announced a partnership – RadSpa - to make Remote Radiology Reporting Services available to healthcare providers across India, especially in Tier 2 and beyond markets. The partnership will provide 365/24/7 services to public and private healthcare customers of GE, backed by a team of over 50 radiologists across India. [image: GE Healthcare]

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