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Making healthcare accessible in Singapore

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11-Dec-15 Singapore will seek to improve healthcare accessibility for patients, and promote innovation in medical technology, the Minister for Trade and Industry has said. To boost healthcare accessibility, he said the healthcare workforce has to grow by 50% by 2020. Singapore will also add at least 1,700 acute beds and double the number of community hospital beds to 3,000. [image: APACMed]

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China’s private hospital sector believes in Digital Health

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There is a very high level of support for digital health among China's hospital doctors and management, a Global Growth Markets survey has found. This is especially true in the private sector, which believes Health IT, interoperability, EMR, Diagnostic Imaging and mHealth will benefit patients most. 

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How mobile tech can tame diabetes

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07-Dec-15 Diabetes afflicts over 400 mn people. Many new technologies are being developed but those with the greatest impact will likely be low-cost solutions that can be applied in markets such as China, India, Brazil, Mexico and Indonesia. Low-cost programs are becoming increasingly possible, for example mClinica's patient management programs tailored for emerging markets, that use mobile messaging to encourage healthy behaviors. [image: Shutterstock]

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Korea, Vietnam to cooperate on telehealth and HIS

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03-Dec-15 Korea and Vietnam have vowed to enhance bilateral cooperation on healthcare and medical services, including developing telemedicine and exchanging technologies and data about hospital information systems (HIS). [image: Korea Net]

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Tunstall wraps update of Find-Me Watch in Australasia

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02-Dec-15 Tunstall Healthcare is to release an update of its Find-Me Tunstall Watch – which combines the features of a personal response system, GPS tracker and fall detector all in one – to the Australian and New Zealand markets. The watch was designed to support people with dementia, and is also suitable for people living with a disability or a chronic disease. [image: Pulse + IT]

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