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Australia's health spending in line with other countries

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24-Feb-15 While Australia’s healthcare system might suffer from some inefficiencies, the nation’s spending is roughly in line with that of other OECD countries. Australia spends a slightly lower proportion of GDP on healthcare (5.8%), compared with other nations in the OECD’s health expenditure database (6.6%), but actually spends more per-capita. [image: SBS]

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Australia's Healthscope back into the black, on track for prospectus targets

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24-Feb-15 Healthscope's private hospital business could grow faster but is held back by full wards and operating theatres, underlining the importance of its target to add 1,000 beds over the next three years. Half-year revenue growth of 6.3% was underpinned by patients with more complex and costly needs, and new funding arrangements with private health insurers. [image: The Sydney Morning Herald]

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Indonesia’s plan for a healthcare growth spurt

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24-Feb-15 GE Healthcare will double the size of its local healthcare team in ASEAN by the end of 2015. In Indonesia, its strategy is to increase access to higher quality healthcare, while reducing costs for patients, by developing innovative solutions designed specifically for the primary care market, and with the Indonesian user in mind. [image: The Pulse / GE Healthcare]

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China anti-corruption effort focuses on major medical institutions

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24-Feb-15 China's National Health & Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) Work Plan states that, in specific years during 2015-2017, 40+ listed large medical institutions will be inspected by regulators. Although larger medical institutions are the focus of this inspection campaign, the NHFPC Work Plan is aimed at sending a broader message to institutions and businesses in the healthcare sector throughout China. [image: Healthcare Law Insights]

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Singapore: Leveraging technology for dementia patients in Singapore

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23-Feb-15 A new nursing home in Singapore, Jade Circle, will leverage technology to provide 'person-centred' care. For instance, a multi-function wristband will enable residents to explore the facility, call for help, place meal orders and make appointments. Jade Circle will also deploy other new technologies including smart beds, assistive devices, mobile technologies and interactive applications. [image: Today]

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