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International healthcare - travelling for tech

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29-Oct-18 Innovative technologies are in great demand among international patients. In price-agnostic markets such as China, the Middle East and Russia, accessing technology is typically the number two reason for travelling overseas for treatment, after access to the latest drugs. [image: ITIJ / Getty Images]

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Healthcare companies need a tech strategy, says Malaysia's AmBank

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02-Oct-18 Healthcare will be one of the top growth sectors in Malaysia, supported by a growing upper-middle income population and medical tourism, according to AmBank. But rapid development in technology presents both challenges and opportunities to industry players. [image: The Edge Markets]

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Singapore's Esco Group to open innovation centre in China

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02-Jul-18 Singapore-based life sciences tech company Esco Group will be investing RMB100 mn (USD15 mn) into opening an innovation centre in Jiangsu, China, to capture China’s healthcare sector boom. The new unit is scheduled to be completed by late 2019. [image: Esco Group]

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Australia is making gains in 3D printed body parts

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29-Jun-18 The market for 3D printed body parts is growing, and Australia is leading the way, as Australian companies' products are increasingly being used to replace existing off-the-shelf-implants with customised 3D-printed implants. [image: Create Digital]

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Alibaba injects pharmacy assets into healthcare unit

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30-May-18 E-commerce giant Alibaba will inject some of its online pharmacy business into a listed unit in a deal valued at USD1.35 bn. Under the deal, Alibaba Health Information Technology will buy Ali JK Nutritional Products Holding. [image: Bloomberg]

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