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How China is counting on 5G to improve healthcare

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19-Jun-19 Telecom firms are driving 5G initiatives in tele-diagnosis, remote surgeries and smart hospitals across China. As China deals with its ageing society, healthcare will increasingly become a priority area for 5G applications in an effort to reduce care costs. [image: Xinhua]

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China - uncovering the wealth in wellness

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17-May-19 China’s outbound travel will have the biggest impact on the global wellness market. Global Growth Markets estimates there will be 900,000 outbound medical tourists from China by 2020, looking for minor treatments such as cosmetic surgery and health checks. [image: Global Wellness Summit]

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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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Startups look to mainstream medical tourism

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12-Jul-18 Startups from Bangkok to Singapore are developing online marketplaces for health, where users type in a medical procedure and get a list of clinics or doctors that offer the surgery then, click on a link to make an appointment. [image: Andrea Chronopooulos / Bloomberg Businessweek]

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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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