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MakatiMed advances towards precise surgical care with Da Vinci Xi robotic system

The tech allows for minimally invasive techniques in urology, hepatobiliary, cardiovascular, thoracic, obstetrics and gynaecology, and general surgery.
6 days ago

MakatiMed advances towards precise surgical care with Da Vinci Xi robotic system

The tech allows for minimally invasive techniques in urology, hepatobiliary, cardiovascular, thoracic, obstetrics and gynaecology, and general surgery.
6 days ago

Healthcare data surge prompts strategic investments in analytics

About 30% of data worldwide is generated from healthcare.

India spurs healthcare digitalisation with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

Experts see great promise in the mission’s aim to improve citizens’ access to healthcare services.

Around 4 in 5 healthcare organistation plan IT modernisation

The organisations also aim to invest in AI strategies.

Japan's insulin pen market sees 3% CAGR growth

The country comprised a 28% market share of insulin pens in the Asia-Pacific.

The Medical City paves the way for AI-integrated local healthcare and research with Lunit

AI has been incorporated into the hospital chain’s mammography and chest X-ray services.

Qatar healthcare spending to grow 5.2% in 5 years: report

The government allocated 11% of its budget to the healthcare sector.

Three perennial healthcare system challenges digitalisation can address

Digital innovation such as remote consultations allows better access to healthcare.

Singapore’s health data bill mandates regulated information sharing

To ensure data disclosure and sharing, the Ministry of Health can impose up to $1m in fines for non-compliance.

Digital Implantology, Dentway’s route to minimal bleeding from implant surgery

Taiwan’s dental hospital guarantees full recovery from stitchless procedures in a week or two — even for diabetics.

India leads healthcare private equity deals in APAC

India accounted for $4.6b of the total $14b healthcare deals in APAC.

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9 in 10 private hospitals anticipate positive EBITDA in the next 3 years: report

For the public sector, 54% of hospitals expect a budget surplus over the next three years.

Global medical costs hit historic high of 10.7% in 2023

Around 58% of global insurers expect for the trend to rise for the next three years.

Why medical tourists prefer SEA healthcare: report

The advantages are affordability, shorter waiting times, and quality care.