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GE to pump up to USD1 bn into Indonesia

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27-Oct-15 GE will align with Indonesia's objective of providing universal healthcare by supporting the expansion of the country's primary healthcare ecosystem, including the development of up to 100 primary care clinics through technology and training innovations. Given the importance of healthcare for the country, GE relocated the headquarters of its healthcare business in ASEAN to Jakarta earlier this year. [image: GE]

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SK Telecom enters China's lucrative market

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24-Oct-15 SK Telecom has signed an MoU with the Wuxi city in China, to open a healthcare center in Wuxi Xinqu Hospital, a major hospital in Wuxi. The new clinical services in Wuxi are intended to serve as a stepping stone for SK to ignite its ICT-based health care business in China. [image: Korea Times]

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Emerging markets still a good bet, Abbott

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22-Oct-15 Although growth in emerging markets is slowing, Abbott CEO Miles White remains upbeat about the prospects in countries like China. During 3Q 2015, Abbott saw revenue in emerging markets soar 21%. “Policies focused on expanding access to care and favorable trends, including increasing birth rates, aging populations, and adoption of Western standards and technologies, are all driving growth,” said White. [image: MD + DI].

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Ho Chi Minh City digitizes 2,400 treatment regimens

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22-Oct-15 Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health has launched an online database for treatment regimens for professionals to refer to. The website, pddt.medinet.org.vn, lists 2,366 treatment regimens which are in use at 21 leading infirmaries in the city. [image: Tuoi Tre News]

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Telehealth helps spread Singapore medical net

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20-Oct-15 Associate Professor James Yip, the chief medical information officer at National University Health System (NUHS), started the telehealth programme there last February. Since then, some 1,300 patients with hypertension, diabetes and heart failure have benefited from being monitored online. [image: ST / Alicia Chan]

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