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It's official: India's private hospitals cost an arm and a leg

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09-Jul-15 Private hospitalization in India is prohibitively costly, a survey by the National Sample Survey Organization has found. On average treatment at a private hospital costs over three times more than at a government facility. People go to private hospitals because government hospitals are so few and under so much pressure, according to the People's Health Movement. [image: Live Mint]

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Fujifilm, 9 others plan regenerative medicine center

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22-Jun-15 Ten companies with medical-related operations in Japan are looking to team up with overseas biotechnology concerns to develop regenerative medicine treatments using cultured cells. The companies, including Fujifilm, CellSeed, Astellas and Janssen, will set up a development center to pool their technologies. [image: The Japan Times]

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World's biggest healthcare facility financed in Turkey

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25-Jun-15 The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has agreed to lend USD172 mn to fund the building of the world's biggest healthcare facility, to be located in Turkey. The new campus will house eight hospitals with almost 2,500 beds and is part of a program to improve Turkey's public hospital infrastructure. [image: Hurriyet Daily News]

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KPJ building two hospitals in Sarawak, Malaysia

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03-Aug-15 KPJ Healthcare Bhd will be building two new specialist hospitals in Sarawak, East Malaysia, in anticipation of an increase in demand: KPJ Kuching Specialist Hospital and KPJ Miri Specialist Hospital. KPJ Kuching Specialist Hospital's chairman said it was expected to be operational in 2017 and would have 150 beds for the first phase. [image: KPJ Healthcare Bhd]

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Orion Health expands in Southeast Asia

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03-Jul-15 Australia's Orion Health has secured two new strategic deals in Vietnam, building its market presence in Southeast Asia. It will provide its enterprise software solution to Vinmec International Hospital, a premium healthcare provider headquartered in Hanoi. The company has also signed a strategic partnership with VIT Corporation to improve hospital efficiency across several Vietnamese provinces. [image: Orion Health]

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