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A new Frost & Sullivan report finds rising telehealth opportunities in APAC

Healthcare industry is showing significant interest in telehealth technologies as they possess an ability to address the industry’s challenges. A recent report by Frost & Sullivan, Telehealth Opportunities in APAC, finds increasing opportunities in the telehealth sector in Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The market witnessed a good turnover with mHealth (text, voice, and other mobile services), [...]

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NEWS: Max Healthcare and Healthpoint Services collaborate to extend healthcare services to rural regions

New Delhi-based Healthpoint Services India Private Limited, has partnered with Max Healthcare, a provider of healthcare services, to offer telemedicine services to rural Punjab. Through this agreement, the two organizations will unify their efforts in healthcare and medical services.

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NEWS: Microsoft and Wipro join forces to provide Cardiac Care and Remote Fetal Monitoring solutions

Wipro Technologies, a global IT, outsourcing, and consulting company, in partnership with Microsoft Corporation has rolled out the Wipro AssureHealth platform. Targeted mainly at care providers, the platform provides innovative solutions for Cardiac Care and Remote Fetal Monitoring that will help provide low cost, high quality treatment, mainly for chronic diseases.

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Global mHealth market to touch $10.2 billion by 2018: A new Transparency Market Research report

Driven primarily by factors like increasing occurrence of chronic diseases and adoption of smartphones, the global mHealth market, which is $1.3 billion in 2012, is estimated to reach $10.2 billion by 2018, at a 41.5% CAGR, according to a new Transparency Market Research report. The report evaluates the global mHealth market by making a cross [...]

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NEWS: athenahealth to acquire a mobile solution vendor for $293 million

athenahealth, Inc, a provider of Best in KLAS cloud-based services to the healthcare industry, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a point-of-care solutions provider, Epocrates, Inc, for about $293 million. athenahealth will buy each Epocrate’s share for $11.75, 22% over its market value (closing price) on 4th January, 2013. The transaction is expected to [...]

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NEWS: CSIR and HP partner to better rural healthcare scenario by launching a cloud-enabled eHealth center

In rural India, healthcare infrastructure consists of a Primary Healthcare Center (PHC) for a population of 30,000 and a Sub-Center for every 5000 people. This healthcare model is plagued by several problems such as inexistence of tools for remote monitoring and management, lack of standardized health information that can be accessed, and inability to provide [...]

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NEWS: Keonics wins #INRS#27 crore-worth project from State Health Society, Bihar

Bangalore-based, Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KEONICS) has been awarded a Rs.27 crore-worth, 3 year, telemedicine project by the Patna-based State Health Society, Bihar (SHSB). Through this project, Keonics will set up a telemedicine network across rural Bihar, considered as the first state implementing telemedicine on such a large scale. Scheduled to begin from [...]

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NEWS: Health IT related hazards feature in ECRI’s top ten technology hazards’ list for 2013

Among the ten technology related hazards published by ECRI Institute in their November issue of the organization’s Health Devices journal, three are associated with health IT. The list was developed based on the information provided by healthcare organizations; ECRI’s medical device concern reporting databases; and the expertise, analysis, and judgment of employees across various departments. [...]

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Russian healthcare IT spending to reach $882.0 million by 2017

A recent Frost & Sullivan research finds information and communication technology (ICT) to play a major role in the development of the Russian healthcare industry, and a top priority for investments.

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Weight Loss and Exercise: Most Downloaded Personal Health Management Apps

From healthcare providers to the general population, everyone understands the preponderance of a healthy lifestyle. Gone are the days when a visit to the doctor was necessary for even the most basic, yet essential health advices. People today demand all their needs to be delivered to their doorstep, and in making that happen, technology plays [...]

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