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EsSalud to roll out digital medical records in Peru

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09-Feb-16 The Peruvian national health service is set to install a new platform for digital medical records in primary healthcare centres in order to boost the use of digital records in remote areas of the country. The SISCAP system, which is based on international standards, will be installed in 147 health care units across Peru. [image: Peruzo]

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The medtech hub Down Under

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09-Feb-16 Australia has a supportive R&D environment and renowned academic institutions. The country outpaces the US in terms of medtech sales per capita: USD10.2 bn in 2012/13 for its 23 mn people, while US revenue was USD110 bn in 2015 for a population of 319 million. The top three therapeutic areas are cardiovascular, anesthesia, and musculoskeletal. [image: MD+DI]

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Indonesian hospitals to get NEC mobile nursing technology

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05-Feb-16 NEC will implement its Bedside Nursing IT solution in selected hospitals in Indonesia as part of its ‘Solutions for Society’ initiative, starting with two hospitals and aiming to serve 10 within a few years. Nurses use a device such as a tablet to retrieve real-time data from the Hospital Information System, allowing them to provide more personalised and effective care. [image: Digital New Asia]

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Regulations hamstring smart healthcare in Korea

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01-Feb-16 At the 2012 Yeosu Expo, SK Telecom showcased its vision for remote healthcare. But "zero progress has been made on the smart health platform” said a manager at SK Telecom this year. “There is nothing we... can do about it because the law prohibiting remote diagnosis and treatment of patients remains unchanged." [image: Joongang Ilbo]

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World’s first voice recognition system for diabetes management developed in Korea

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28-Jan-16 Seoul National University Bundang Hospital kept track of 99 diabetes patients aged 60+ for six months and found that those managed with its voice-recognition U-healthcare system showed a glycated hemoglobin level 8.5% lower than that of the control group. According to the hospital, this system can improve blood sugar management efficiency and help prevent diabetic complications. [image: Business Korea]

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