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Healthcare spending in Singapore is shifting from hospital-building to maintenance
1 Sep 18
The Lion City has a strong pipeline of hospitals to respond to booming medical demand.
India unveils world's largest free health insurance programme
22 Aug 18
The scheme will cover over half a billion people.
Malaysia's fledgeling elderly care pressured to cater to booming silver pool
16 Aug 18
Nursing homes are run mostly by charitable groups providing final stages of care to the elderlies.
Singaporeans' stolen SingHealth data exposed to identity and tax fraud
24 Jul 18
The SingHealth cyberattack affected over 1.5 million Singaporeans, specifically 160,000 patients.
Rapidly growing costs stunt Thailand's healthcare goals
16 Jul 18
Epidemiological changes, healthcare spending, and lack of integration persist.
Malaysia poised to become ASEAN healthcare hub
30 May 18
Amidst rising costs, the country has been aggressive in pushing for better healthcare delivery.
China's internet hospitals to grow rapidly as silver population balloons
2 May 18
Medical firms will partner with internet companies for online diagnostic services.
Singapore on track to expand home and day care spaces for elders
24 Apr 18
It aims to add 10,000 local home care and 6,200 day care spaces by 2020.
Extensive R&D boosts Taiwan's bid for Asia's medical tourism market
28 Mar 18
The exports of medical devices hit a CAGR of 8.6% to US$1.82b in 2015.
Closure looms for 300 'mom and pop' hospitals in the Philippines
1 Mar 18
They’re being wiped out by larger healthcare players.
Why Thailand is pressed to revamp healthcare
26 Jan 18
Analysts are bracing themselves for a gradual release of reforms soon.
Healthcare sector hit by startup losses in Q3
6 Dec 17
On the upside, this means growth for hospitals as they expand in the next three years.
Thailand's hospitals stuck in tech-cost deadlock
8 Nov 17
Patients expect innovation from their hospitals at little to no cost.
Singapore's ageing population to comprise 1 in 4 of total citizens
6 Oct 17
By 2030, the number of citizens aged 65 and up will double to 900,000.
China's health insurance sector reform to mitigate inequalities in coverage
27 Sep 17
Number of doctors per 1,000 heads have been raised to 1.88.
Malaysia's budding elderly care plays catch up with the ageing population
11 Sep 17
Will the country be able to meet the silver population's demands?
Singapore is turning to artificial intelligence for elderly care
16 Aug 17
Robotics, artificial intelligence, and chatbots are being used by nursing homes and care facilities so families and caregivers can engage remotely...
Thailand struggles to strike a balance between high cost, quality healthcare
2 Aug 17
Thailand may be a healthcare paradise, but what could be the biggest crack in the country’s laudable healthcare system?
Hong Kong is suffering medical manpower dearth
21 Jun 17
Shortage will come in just 10 years' time.
Healthcare firms to save over $8b from using chatbots
24 May 17
Bot interactions in the sector could jump to 75% in 2022.
Asia's medical healthcare M&A deals hit US$2.1b in 1Q2017
9 May 17
There were 29 deals transacted.
47% of Hong Kong millennials are unsatisfied with the public health system
26 Apr 17
37% of older people have the same sentiments.
Catch the 2017 Healthcare Asia Forum on its third leg in Singapore
20 Apr 17
It will be on April 27 at The Westin Singapore.
Asia Pacific healthcare market predicted to expand to US$2.3b
12 Apr 17
South Asia market will drive much of the growth.
Healthcare CEOs becoming more wary of cybersecurity challenges
29 Mar 17
Most, however, are not taking proactive measures against cyber threats.
Hong Kong's silver population is catching up to Japan
15 Mar 17
2.4m Hong Kongers will be over 65 years old by 2035.
Why it's hard for the Philippines to raise compensation for doctors
23 Feb 17
And check out other pertinent issues the Philippine healthcare industry faces.
2016 healthcare IT/digital health VC funding crosses $5b mark
10 Feb 17
This is a new record for the healthcare IT sector.
Chart of the Day: Ageing population expected to double in 2030
1 Feb 17
By that time, 1 in 4 citizens would have reached the age of 65.
Healthcare spending in India predicted to grow 16.1% per year
21 Dec 16
Government raised public health spend to 2.5% of GDP in 5 years.
Singapore emerges as the healthiest place to live in the world
2 Dec 16
It shared the top spot with two other countries.
Here are the divergent strategies healthcare firms are adopting in the Asian healthcare landscape
20 Nov 16
Firms in large markets are focusing domestically.
Are Singapore’s mom and pop dental clinics facing a bad case of decay?
12 Oct 16
Q&M's acquisitions, for instance, contributed just $400,000 to the group profit.
High barriers prevent players from entering medtech chain, says Singapore's industry minister
13 Sep 16
Singapore is also launching a startup support program, he said.
Singapore’s silver tsunami: Elder care spending to skyrocket to $49b per year by 2030
30 Aug 16
It’s almost ten times the city-state’s current spending.
Here’s the chink in the armor of Singapore's supposedly sturdy healthcare stocks
2 Aug 16
Expansion to overseas markets aren’t risk-free.
Here’s what’s holding IHH Healthcare back in its aggressive overseas expansion
19 Jul 16
Skyrocketing staff costs aren’t letting up.
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