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Dubai hospitals access 3D printing

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01-Oct-16 From 2017, hospitals in Dubai will introduce 3D printers to prepare surgeons for medical procedures. This move will allow the Dubai Health Authority-managed facilities to generate realistic representations of the anatomical area that will undergo surgical procedures. The DHA aims to accelerate surgeries, cutting costs and risks in the process, while helping patients understand the procedure they will be undergoing. [image: 3D Printing Industry]

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India's speciality clinics looking for IT upgrades

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18-Oct-16 Hospital chains like the Apollo Group, Manipal, Columbia Asia and Fortis were among the first in India to invest heavily in IT. Joining their ilk are speciality clinics like Vasan Eyecare, Davita, Narayana Health, HCG and Agwaral Eye Clinic, which are now taking to the IT highway and ICD10 compliance, web payment portals, mobile apps, EHR and appointment booking. [image: ET Healthworld]

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Chinese public hospitals embrace information technology

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14-Oct-16 A number of Chinese public hospitals have been testing and promoting electronic medical record systems in order to better serve patients. Many anticipate that, following healthcare reform, more and more public hospitals will move toward these “smart” medical services. [image: People's Daily Online]

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Webinar: Global Healthcare Online

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 Webinars

Watch the recording of the joint webinar with our partner IBT Online: Global Growth Markets CEO Pete Read and IBT's Client Services Director Susanna Hardy talk about global healthcare industry developments, the status of online channels in the healthcare sector and the importance of website localisation.

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How China's biggest search engine aims to fix a huge crisis in healthcare

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11-Oct-16 Baidu - China's biggest search engine - has introduced an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot to connect with patients and suggest diagnoses to doctors. The bot is designed to be the first port of call for a person feeling sick. A patient poses a health query to 'Melody', which responds with further questions, and compares responses with Baidu's database. [image: VCG / Getty Images]

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