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China’s rising cancer rates a boon for foreign hospitals

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03-Jun-15 China adds 3.07 million cancer cases per year, and the disease has spawned many new businesses. This year the coal city Datong will get a private cancer hospital built by US listed Concord Medical. The company has for years supplied imaging and radiotherapy equipment to public hospitals, and is now planning to open up to 10 a year. [image: Bloomberg]

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Medical tours emerge as growth engine for Korea

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29-May-15 SThe number of medical tourists visiting Korea grew at 35% on average annually since 2009, and is expected to surpass 1 million soon. 267,000 foreign patients spent USD504 mn in 2014, and 30,000 jobs were created. To maintain this growth, Korea needs a medical infrastructure to compete with those of other destinations such as Thailand and Singapore. [image: Business Korea]

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KPJ Healthcare to tap into senior living care business in Malaysia

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28-May-15 Malaysia's KPJ Healthcare is eyeing potential growth in the senior living care business and looking into the right model to serve demand in the local market. Managing Director Datuk Amiruddin Abdul Satar said the company is assessing the potential market. He said the contribution from the segment is small, but the right concept would make the market more receptive. [image: Kinibiz]

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