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Fujitsu develops, trials mobile-app control technology for home healthcare

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30-Jan-17 Fujitsu Laboratories has developed and successfully tested mobile app technology that automatically switches healthcare apps and information displayed on a device in response to the situation. The system, by sharing medical information among professionals in multiple roles, improves the quality of medical care and increases efficiency. [image: Fujitsu]

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A place for Elsevier in India’s digital healthcare transformation

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14-Dec-16 India’s healthcare providers are planning to increase technology investments over the coming years in the hopes of boosting quality of patient care. The UK's Elsevier plans to help by giving patients the ability to self-diagnose and seek expert consultation using telemedicine, providing clinical reference at point-of-care and integrated decision support to care teams, and offering online medical training for nurses. [image: Elsevier / iStock]

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Bangkok hospital drives medical tourism

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27-Jan-17 Phyathai 2 International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, is developing a centre of excellence to enhance its medical services and serve a growing number of medical tourists. the hospital is aiming to increase its foreign clientele to 40 to 50 per cent of overall patients. [image: Phyathai Hospital / IHMT]

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Alphabet's Verily gets USD800 mn from Singapore investor

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26-Jan-17 Verily, the Alphabet subsidiary formerly known as Google Life Sciences, has raised USD800 mn in funding from Temasek, the Singapore government investment company. "Proceeds may be used to support our growth in key strategic areas, including potential acquisitions, investment in partnerships and developing new opportunities on a global scale," according to a spokesperson for Verily. [image: Verily]

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Dubai to extend telemedicine across all its health facilities

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23-Jan-17  Following Dubai Health Authority’s Dubai-RoboDoc pilot phase, where RoboDocs had been placed at hospital emergency departments and 24 hour primary healthcare centres, the authority will roll out the initiative across all DHA hospitals, all health centres, as well as some home-care patients, where a nurse will visit them and dial in for tele-consultations if needed. [image: Gulf News]

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