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Indian telemedicine transforms patient evaluation & diagnostics

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11-Sep-15 Indian healthcare will tread the path of advanced telemedicine. It has begun to interface with smart apps and a variety of devices to ensure the patient and doctor get a more complete disease assessment experience. "In 2015, we are witnessing the re-emergence of sustainable models and increased government interest" said Dr. Sunita Maheshwari, president, Telemedicine Society of India, Karnataka Chapter. [image: Fast Company]

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Taiwan well-poised for healthcare in IoT: Google

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10-Sep-15 Taiwan is well-poised to develop web-based smart healthcare services in the long term thanks to its strong presence in the global hardware supply chain, Google Taiwan says. A strength in Taiwan's IoT drive is its excellent medical and health insurance systems, which have done the groundwork for Taiwan to move into smart medical services that require integration with hardware. [image: Wang Ying-hao]

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CFDA approves the use of 3D printed hip implants

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02-Sep-15 The Chinese Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of 3D printed hip implants, which fall into the highest regulated group of medical devices in the country. The approval is expected to be a major breakthrough for 3D printing technology within the medical field. The technology will help in lowering costs. [image: 3ders]

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Japan's medical spending to top JPY40 tn

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03-Sep-15 Japan's medical expenses in the year to March 2015 are certain to have hit a new high above JPY40 tn (USD332 bn) because of the nation's graying population, health ministry data showed. The continuous growth also reflects advances in more expensive medical technology, while greater use of generic medicines has slowed the increase compared with previous years. [image: Getty Images].

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Practo looking at Indonesian healthcare market

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03-Sep-15 Indian eHealth app firm Practo has announced its entry into the Indonesian markets. In Indonesia, Practo will be providing consumers the option of searching for doctors through a database of over 4,200 doctors, and will cover over 60 per cent of the clinics in Jakarta. [image: YourStory]

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