Loading...

Russia to permit online sales of medicines from 2017

Image

28-Dec-15 Russia plans to allow drugstore chains to sell medicines via the Internet as of 1-Jan-17. "This type of selling the drugs will be accessible to all customers with access to the Internet and cover all the groups of medicines, except narcotics and psychotropic substances," the government press service said. [image: Retail & Loyalty]

Read More

New disaster communications system for Japan's hospitals

Image

15-Dec-15 Japan's government will begin developing a new communications service to facilitate the transportation of patients to core hospitals in times of disaster. The move comes after it was found that many core disaster medical centers were not equipped with satellite data communications systems, potentially causing problems if they had to accept patients after a major disaster. [image: The Yomiuri Shimbun]

Read More

Chinese consumers spend USD10 bn on health on Alibaba

Image

14-Dec-15 Chinese consumers spent RMB65 bn (USD10 bn) buying medicines, healthcare products and services on Alibaba’s Chinese retail sites in 2014, up 63% from a year earlier. In addition, sales of nursing care services grew 205% on Singles’ Day, while sales of health insurance increased 432% on Alibaba’s sites, including the huge Taobao and Tmall marketplaces. [image: International Supermarket News]

Read More

Making healthcare accessible in Singapore

Image

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]

Read More

China’s private hospital sector believes in Digital Health

Image

 Articles

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. 

Read More
Share