SunMed and Siemens bring latest CT technology to Malaysia
Sunway Medical Centre and Siemens Malaysia’s Healthcare Sector have announced the installation of a ‘Dual Source’ CT (computed tomography) scanner at the centre in Malaysia, and in conjunction also launched a corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaign.
Singapore startup, by Indian nationals for India, gets US$440K in funding
Singapore's positioning as a global startup hub got a boost recently when OurHealthMate, built by Indian nationals living in the island-republic and aimed at the Indian market, closed a S$560,000 (approximately US$440,000) seed funding round.
Cisco eyes healthcare, govt sectors in Malaysia
Cisco Systems Inc, the world's largest maker of networking equipment, is eyeing the Malaysian healthcare sector as one of its key priorities for 2014, according to its newly appointed country head.
IBM researchers and Singapore scientists in nanomedicine breakthrough
Researchers from IBM and Singapore’s Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have made a nanomedicine breakthrough in which they converted common plastic materials like polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into non-toxic and biocompatible materials designed to specifically target and attack fungal infections.
The personification of the 3Ps of entrepreneurship
One person who embodies the 3 Ps of entrepreneurship is Fazilah Othman, the soft-spoken and demure managing director of Mobecomm Technologies Sdn Bhd, a healthcare technology company.
LAC Medical rolls out 5D ultrasound in Malaysia
Healthcare solutions provider LAC Medical will be rolling out five-dimensional ultrasound technology with Samsung’s UGEO WS80 scanner, which provides new levels of diagnostic accuracy.
LivingSocial Malaysia goes ‘Pink’ for breast cancer awareness campaign
LivingSocial Malaysia is collaborating with the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) to run a ‘Pink Campaign’ across its platform to get its audience and the general public involved in helping and spreading the word about breast cancer awareness.
Cloud fever grips Asia Pacific healthcare market
Healthcare is opening doors to cloud technologies all over the world and Asia Pacific is in a hurry to explore innovative solutions that support patient-centric care through the efficient capture and dissemination of medical and health information, according to Frost & Sullivan.
NanoMalaysia and IBM partner to develop nanotech for healthcare
NanoMalaysia and IBM have signed a joint development agreement to create nanogel star polymer-based materials that they said would ease access to antimicrobial coatings and drug delivery applications in the healthcare industry.
Healthcare in Malaysia to be transformed by RPM technologies: Frost
The Malaysian market for Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) equipment is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.6% between 2012 and 2017 to reach an estimated market value of US$33.9 billion at the end of the forecast period, according to Frost & Sullivan.
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