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Singapore 'could lead world to future model of healthcare'

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22-Jul-16 Singapore could lead the world to the healthcare model of the future, said a healthcare attitude survey in Singapore, Japan and Australia. It found that people in Singapore were more open to using technology to improve their healthcare experience. They were also more inclined to take charge of their own medical needs. [image: Healthcare Technology Magazine]

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World Bank urges overhaul in Chinese healthcare

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22-Jul-16 China must take steps to overhaul its healthcare sector as expenditures will be difficult to sustain in a slowing economy, says a World Bank report. The study found that expenditures would grow 9.4% annually from 2015 to 2020, while GDP is projected to grow at 6.5%, meaning health costs would rise from 5.6% to over 9% of GDP by 2035. [image: How Hwee Young / European Pressphoto Agency]

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In spite of challenges, Mexico's medical tourism market is on the rise

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21-Jul-16 Most medical tourists going to Mexico are from the US. This is due in large part to US government healthcare reform that has driven up health insurance rates. Older Americans often need expensive dental work which can cost half as much in Mexico. These factors are encouraging seniors to go to Mexico for crowns, false teeth and implants. [image: Medical Tourism Magazine]

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Bridging the eHealth gap in Australia

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21-Jul-16 The rise of health-related technology seems like a win-win situation for patients and providers but there are barriers to the adoption of telehealth and mHealth that will take some time to overcome. In Australia the most visible “challenge” was the introduction of the PCEHR (now My Health Record) in 2012. Despite costing over AUD1 bn, sign up rates were low. [image: Pulse IT]

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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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