Carestream Health mulls cloud platform in China to bolster efficiency

 22-Apr-16, China Daily Europe

Carestream Health Inc, a provider of medical imaging systems and information technology solutions based in the United States, will build a cloud platform to establish a new clinical ecosystem in China.

Carestream Health mulls cloud platform to bolster efficiency (c) Carestream Health

Image: Carestream Health

The company is discussing the project with several large hospitals and IT companies including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, with whom Carestream has already announced a partnership. The aim is to gradually provide complete medical information system solutions via Carestream's cloud platform.

"Medical big data can be used to improve management efficiency and innovate business models, giving a new impetus for the industry, which has been relatively stable," said Kevin Hobert, chief executive officer of Carestream. "To patients, establishing medical data service centers on the basis of clinical data and realizing precision medicine and life cycle health management is the ultimate purpose of healthcare based on big data."

 Read the full article

 Insights