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Samsung and Haryana sign Smart Healthcare agreement

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12-Jan-16 Samsung India and the Department of Health have signed an agreement to introduce the Samsung Smart Healthcare programme to Haryana. The initiative has been designed to provide government hospitals with state-of-the-art medical equipment with the aim of making affordable healthcare accessible to the large number of patients from Gurgaon and neighbouring localities, especially from the economically weaker sections. [image: Samsung]

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Latest tech ventures to benefit aged care in Australia

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11-Jan-16 Australian VC firm OneVentures has committed AUD3 mn to facilitate the expansion of dementia technology company Find-Me Technologies. Aged care assessment software developed by University of Queensland has been licenced to healthcare company Raisoft. And retirement village operator Living Choice has partnered with Tunstall Healthcare to provide residents more choice at a reduced cost. [image: Tunstall Healthcare]

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IBM Watson deals push it deeper into health

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07-Jan-16 IBM and Medtronic are using IBM Watson's analytics as the back-end for an app which they say could help the roughly 400 mn people in the world with diabetes. The app collects data from Medtronic's insulin pumps and glucose monitors, and analyzes it to predict when a diabetic's blood sugar will fall to dangerously low levels. [image: The Washington Post / Getty Images]

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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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