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Western hospitals leave Emerging Markets well alone

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02-Mar-16 Investors have become increasingly chittery about China’s investment prospects. Almost all the big “Western” hospital chains have steered clear of Emerging Markets. The biggest of all, Hospital Corporation of America, has only gone as far as London. Private hospitals in Emerging Markets need links to local politicians and governments to win projects. [image: World Crunch]

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HCMC hospitals face more competition as funding falls

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02-Mar-16 Public health facilities in Ho Chi Minh City will be under pressure to improve quality of services as they no longer receive city funds for most regular expenditures. On 1-Mar-16 fees rose by 30-50% nationwide at all public hospitals, as scheduled by the Ministry of Health. The city's hospitals will now have to rely mostly on revenue from patients. [image: Duong Ngoc]

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Chinese scientists give next-gen wearables a boost

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01-Mar-16 Chinese scientists have built an “invisible” circuit in a layer of material used to make contact lenses for the first time, a technological breakthrough that could spur the development of new wearable devices. The circuits could be placed on the skin, to sense pressure, temperature and even stretch, thus helping people with prosthetic limbs restore their sense of touch. [image: YouTube]

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