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Apollo expects foreign patient numbers to double

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21-Jul-16 One of India’s leading hospital groups, Apollo Hospitals, expects business from international patients to double in the next three years. International patients pay a premium for treatment, so business from medical tourists, travellers and expatriates is profitable. 10-15% of revenue is from foreign patients and the company expects this to go up to 25% in three years. [image: Indialine]

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Australia's Dexus Property joins Ramsay Health Care in hospital play

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21-Jul-16 Australia's Dexus Property Group is making a move into the AUD172 bn (USD128 bn) healthcare sector, forging a partnership with Ramsay Health Care. The property giant has joined forces with the private healthcare provider to build a 128-bed private hospital in Sydney’s St Leonards that will help consolidate the precinct as the country’s primary medical hub. [image: Richard Polden]

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Raffles Medical to spend SGD1 bn to expand in Asia

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21-Jul-16 Singapore's biggest healthcare provider Raffles Medical Group will spend SGD1 bn (USD737 mn) over the next three years to set up hospitals and clinics in Asia, group chairman and co-founder Loo Choon Yong said. About SGD600 mn will be used to spur growth outside Singapore, particularly in China, where an ageing population and reforms are expected to boost demand. [image: Raffles Medical Group/ST File]

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Cardiovascular disease high in Vietnamese youths

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20-Jul-16 Vietnam has recorded an increasing number of young people suffering from cardiovascular disease, which kills 200,000 people per year. According to Director of the Vietnam National Heart Institute Do Doan Loi, the situation is attributable to objective reasons like physical inactivity, drinking alcohol and smoking, and subjective ones including stress and pressure of living. [image: Vietnam+]

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Digitising health records in India

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19-Jul-16 Adoption of EHR in India is inconsistent and more prevalent in private hospitals. Systems not always meeting interoperability norms, and incomplete coverage of Aadhar (ID numbers) pose significant issues. 35% of people rely on private points of care which often do not adopt EHR due to the cost, and connectivity in rural health centres also remains poor. [image: The Hindu]

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