Loading...

Stay current with insights from our analysts and industry updates. We also offer customised newsletters to keep your management, sales and marketing teams fully informed - contact us to find out more.

Japanese players slow to see that data drives latest equipment trend

Image

15-Dec-15 At the recent RSNA exhibition in Chicago, GE proposed a system for information sharing across multiple settings, and Siemens devoted a big chunk of its space to the use of data, while Japanese players used the event to showcase more traditional technology. Finding ways to use data more effectively is assuming growing importance, but Japanese makers appear less interested in following this trend. [image: Nikkei Asian Review]

Read More

Parkway plans big India push

Image

16-Dec-15 Singapore-based Parkway Pantai, one of Asia's largest healthcare providers, is planning huge healthcare capacities in India, challenging leaders like Apollo and Fortis. Parkway, owned by the Malaysian sovereign fund-backed IHH Healthcare, is planning to add up to 5,000 beds in the next two years, half of this in India, said Dr Tan See Leng, managing director of Parkway and IHH. [image: Business Today]

Read More

AstraZeneca investing USD800 mn to go local in China

Image

16-Dec-15 AstraZeneca aims to build up its already strong position in China by making and developing more medicines locally, and will invest more than USD800 mn in the country over the next 10 years. The British drugmaker's decision to step up investment, notably through a strategic alliance with WuXi AppTec, chimes with Beijing's desire to see more treatments made in China. [image: China Daily]

Read More

Ovitz to campaign for eye disease prevention in developing countries

Image

15-Dec-15 Ovitz Corporation, a startup that develops portable devices to check eyes, is set to support developing countries. Kim Joung-yoon, CEO of Ovitz, said “There are 4.5 billion people across the globe in need of visual correction, and 80% of cases are preventable... However, it is actually very difficult for the disadvantaged in developing countries to get proper eye exams." [image: Business Korea]

Read More

New disaster communications system for Japan's hospitals

Image

15-Dec-15 Japan's government will begin developing a new communications service to facilitate the transportation of patients to core hospitals in times of disaster. The move comes after it was found that many core disaster medical centers were not equipped with satellite data communications systems, potentially causing problems if they had to accept patients after a major disaster. [image: The Yomiuri Shimbun]

Read More
Share