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Acer showcases cloud-based remote healthcare

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07-Jan-16 Taiwan's Acer Inc showcased its achievements in smart medical devices at CES recently. Acer's solutions can measure vital signs or home air quality through blood pressure and air quality monitors. The data can be uploaded to a platform for clinicians to analyze. Those who do not require intensive medical care can interact with medical professionals through smart devices for remote diagnosis. [image: Revolve Robotics]

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12 notable Medtech growth markets stories from 2015, month-by-month

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18-Dec-15 There's been a lot going on in emerging markets in 2015. Here's a look back at 12 notable Medtech growth markets stories you may have missed, month-by-month, including "India’s medical devices sector opens up", "Telstra's investment in e-health tops AUD100 mn", "Brazil medical equipment consumption down 4%", "China’s private hospital sector believes in Digital Health" and more.

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Brazilian physicians harnessing medical apps

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05-Jan-16 Brazilian physicians heavily rely on smartphone apps to communicate with their patients. 87% of physicians in Brazil use WhatsApp to talk to their patients, more than in Italy (62%) and the UK (2%). Usage of SMS and emails is rising among doctors and patients, and cellphones have become the primary means of contact (84%). [image: caribbeanmedstudent]

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Samsung mass-production of first bio-processor for wearables

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29-Dec-15 Samsung Electronics is addressing growing demand for quantified health with an all-in-one chip for health wearables, called a Bio-Processor. Now in mass production, it is specially designed to accelerate development of innovative wearables for consumers who are increasingly monitoring their health. While heart rate alone may have been compelling in the past, measuring a variety of fitness data is now a must. [image: Business Korea]

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What to expect from health tech in India in 2016

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30-Dec-15 The healthcare market in India was worth close USD100 bn in 2015 and is expected to touch USD280 bn by 2020, with a CAGR of 23%. India's healthtech space has grown steadily in 2015 both in terms of funding and deal numbers. Preventive medicine is likely to see more activity in 2016 and rural India is set to emerge as a demand source. [image: Your Story]

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