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Thailand’s hospitals will suffer a short-term cut in their profits by 4-5% because the country’s Social Security Office cutting remuneration rates for treatments
WuXi Biologics, a Hong Kong-listed biologics company based in Wuxi, eastern China, and Bayer, the German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company have jointly announced an acquisition agreement.
The Asia-Pacific healthtech ecosystem closed at $5 billion invested, across 340 deals, in 2019 Galen Growth has revealed.
Manila-based Ayala Healthcare Holdings has acquired Healthway Philippines, via its wholly-owned subsidiary AC Health.
Teledentistry company SmileDirectClub, a medtech platform for direct-to-consumer teeth straightening, is extending its operations into Hong Kong, opening two shops in the territory.
Châtillon-France consumer healthcare company HRA Pharma today announced a joint venture with Profex, a specialty pharmaceutical and personal care company focusing on skin health and medical aesthetics in China.
Singapore-based HC Surgical Specialists has signed a three-year agreement with The Prestige Hospital Co in Cambodia, to operate an endoscopy centre.
AXA has launched the ‘Mind Health’ programme in Hong Kong, which the insurer claims is the territory’s first employee mental healthcare scheme.



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L.E.K. Consulting’s Fabio La Mola tells HealthInvestor Asia about a healthcare market going through major changes – creating significant opportunities for investors in the region.
Edwin Tong, senior minister for health, explains how the Ministry of Health in Singapore is supporting the growth in the number of seniors with Alzheimer's.
Penny Wan, regional vice-president and general manager, Japan and APAC, Amgen, writes about the public health challenge of cardiovascular diseases.
French-based international ophthalmic optics company Essilor has signed Letters of Intent with the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Central Monastic Body to strengthen the country’s vision care infrastructure.
April Chang, country manager at Cigna Singapore, argues that wellness programmes at work can lead to reduced absenteeism, higher productivity and increased morale among employees.
Steven Fang understands how to set up a healthcare company. Not only is he chief executive and founder of ASX-listed oncology company Invitrocue, he was also the founder of Singapore-based Cordlife Group, a healthcare company which provides cord blood and cord lining banking services.
Imagine a world in which you can consult with your doctor via video. She asks for a blood sample, which can be collected and analysed from a device in your home. After that is diagnosed, the prescription is automatically sent to the pharmacy and Uber then picks it up. The time from diagnosis to drugs at your home is only 60 minutes.
The digitisation of health data through blockchain technology is a groundbreaking solution that will empower patients and provide them with better access to healthcare.


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Fabio La Mola L.E.K. Consulting's Fabio La Mola tells HealthInvestor Asia about a healthcare market going through major changes - creating significant opportunities for investors in the region.

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