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Health tech repair with zero downtime in Japan

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28-Jul-16 Dubbed the Brilliant Hospital initiative, hospitals in Japan could be plugged into a powerful cloud network that can share, analyze, and visualize terabytes of equipment (and someday patient) data. This saves time on repair procedures and helps doctors see more patients. It also helps them spot trends and make better diagnoses in the future. [image: GE Healthcare]

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Mitsui preparing entry into Japan's hospital industry

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28-Jul-16 With hopes of breaking into the Japanese medical industry one day, trading house Mitsui will deepen its hospital management experience by investing USD101 mn in a 16% stake in Columbia Asia, the largest hospital operator in Asia serving middle-class patients. Columbia Asia specializes in outpatient and simple treatments, and owns 28 medical facilities in four countries. [image: W3LiveNews]

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New crop of robots to vie for space in the operating room

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28-Jul-16 Within five years, one in three US surgeries - more than double current levels – is expected to be performed with robotic systems, with surgeons sitting at computer consoles guiding mechanical arms. Companies developing new robots also plan to expand their use in India, China and other emerging markets. [image: Intuitive Surgical / Reuters]

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Why Chinese healthcare apps are struggling

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27-Jul-16 As of yet, there have been no big business successes in Chinese mobile health. Most apps have failed to generate significant numbers of users, let alone produce much revenue. As investor sentiment cools, many startups are cash poor heading into a painful shake out. China's healthcare system remains overwhelmingly financed by government insurance. [image: AP]

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Decree to rid hospitals of bad suppliers in Vietnam

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27-Jul-16 Health departments throughout Vietnam have been ordered to publish the winning bids for the supply of medical equipment to public hospitals. The move aims to ensure consistent prices of medical equipment in the market, avoiding price hikes for the benefit of suppliers or hospitals, said the head of the Department of Medical Equipment & Construction under the Ministry of Health. [image: VNA / VNS]

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