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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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Portal gives Singaporeans access to health records

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19-Oct-15 In an effort to encourage Singaporeans to take greater ownership of their own health and enhance health literacy, Singapore's Ministry of Health and Health Promotion Board have launched an online portal that gives users secured access to personal health records and a repository of health and wellness articles. [image: Ernest Chua / Today]

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Telstra Health to buy EOS Technologies

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08-Oct-15 Telstra Health is set to acquire Silver Chain Group's technology arm EOS Technologies, developer of the ComCare community care management system. EOS Technologies will be integrated into Telstra’s HealthConnex business. "[This] will allow us to provide the best community care and residential aged care eHealth platform in Australia,” said Head of Provider Applications Michael Boyce. [image: HealthConnex]

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