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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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Webinar: China's private hospital sector opportunities

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 Webinars

Watch the recording of our webinar on the Pharmaceutical & HealthCare Marketing BrightTALK channel: Global Growth Markets CEO Pete Read outlines the current situation in China's private hospital sector, government reforms and opportunities for investment.

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Accuhealth improving lives in Chile

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29-Dec-15 The Chilean company AccuHealth, a pioneer in virtual clinical hospitals, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a patient-centric telemonitoring service designed to improve the health and livelihoods of chronically ill patients at an affordable cost. By 2020, AccuHealth aims to serve 200,000 chronically ill patients living at the base of the economic pyramid in Chile. [image: Business Call To Action]

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