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UK organisations sign new deals in China

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22-Dec-16 British organisations have signed deals worth more than GBP250 mn (USD308 mn) during the largest ever healthcare trade mission to China. 30 UK organisations participated in the largest ever healthcare mission to China. International Hospitals Group and China’s Dalian Wanda signed a 20 year JV to operate the first of Wanda’s hospitals, Qingdao Wanda IHG International Hospital. [image: GOV.UK]

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Venezuelans are fleeing to Brazil for medical care

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31-Dec-16 As throngs of Venezuelans trek to Brazil in search of food and medicine, hospitals along Brazil’s northern border are struggling to pick up the pieces of Venezuela’s failing healthcare system. An economic crisis and hyperinflation have cleaned Venezuelan hospitals of supplies. Desperate for care and often undocumented, patients are overwhelming Brazilian emergency rooms as they turn up by the thousands. [image: Marina Lopes / The Washington Post]

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China's Ctrip medical tourism grows by 500 percent in 2016

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30-Dec-16 According to China’s leading online travel marketplace, Ctrip, Chinese medical tourism grew to reach 500,000 outbound trips in 2016, and Ctrip's medical tourism business grew by 500%, having been launched in Sep 2015. Health checks made up over 50% of Chinese medical tourism trips in 2016. Among Ctrip’s customers, Japan was the most popular destination followed by Korea. [image: Shutterstock / Jing Daily]

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Four predictions for Singapore's healthcare in 2017

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22-Dec-16 The next step for Singapore is to increase coverage of digital healthcare by making it more accessible and available to a wider pool of citizens: 1. Singapore turns to smart healthcare to tackle its aging population issue; 2. Doctors get support from automation; 3. The app economy comes to healthcare; 4. Singaporeans want easier and better access to healthcare. [image: Singapore Business Review]

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India diabetes care goes digital as RSSDI partners with Wellthy Therapeutics

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21-Dec-16 The Research Society for The Study of Diabetic in India has partnered with Wellthy Therapeutics, a digital therapeutics company focused on improving outcomes through Artificial Intelligence. Wellthy Diabetes is a diabetes health coach for patients and a virtual clinical assistant for doctors. Wellthy will offer the prescription app for all doctors who are members of RSSDI to prescribe. [image: The Hindu Business Line]

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