Posts Tagged: healthcare



Over 2,000 doctors later, patient management app gets $440k funding boost

OurHealthMate, a Singapore and India-based startup with an electronic health record (EMR) system for doctors and an online marketplace for m...

  • January 28, 2014
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The Philippine’s healthcare ecosystem still lags, Philippine telco Globe wants to help

Healthcare in the Philippines definitely needs attention. Apart from the lack of tools and facilities to cure patients in both urban and rur...

  • October 14, 2013
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Former Rakuten Shashinkan CTO joins DocDoc

Following its high-profile merger with DoctorPage, Singapore doctor booking platform DocDoc has made its next move: Hire Juergen Specht, the...

  • July 10, 2013
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Apricot Forest Wants to Streamline Your Hospital Visits

The medical field is a haven for red tape, especially in China. Between patients, pharmacies, insurance companies, and doctors stands a moun...

  • June 7, 2013
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Wish.vn: A Foray Into Medical Startups in Vietnam

There aren’t too many startups in Vietnam that are making a foray into medicine. In fact, I only know two: Wish.vn and Yton.vn. Let’s fo...

  • April 15, 2013
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Singapore healthcare platform DocDoc hires new CMO, expands to South Korea

Since launching in Singapore in August last year, DocDoc has gone on to open up its platform to doctors and patients in Seoul, Korea.

  • January 16, 2013
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ConnectedHealth, backed by former DBS, SIA and SingTel chairman, gets USD530k from Get2Volume and others

High healthcare costs in the United States is a major problem. ConnectedHealth is offering a solution by making wireless home health feasibl...

  • December 2, 2012
  • at 4:48 pm
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Singapore’s DoctorPage gets funding from prominent investors around the globe

Backers include: Michael Brehm, founder and managing director of Rebate Networks, Damian Doberstein, co-founder of prominent Russian e-comme...

  • November 22, 2012
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Book instant medical appointments with DoctorPage, as it launches with almost 12K doctors in database

Launching officially today in Singapore with already 11,500 doctors in its database, DoctorPage is a real-time online appointment-booking sy...

  • September 18, 2012
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Book an appointment with a doctor in Vietnam with Yton.vn

Yton.vn allows medical patients to schedule appointments with doctors online. It's a forward-looking step for the Vietnamese medical care ma...

  • January 27, 2014
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Hypochondriacs beware: 5 innovative healthcare apps from Asia

Medical technology is a booming industry, but most startups getting involved in Asia don’t directly contribute to the advancement of d...

  • October 10, 2013
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Merger: Singapore’s rival doctor booking portals DocDoc and DoctorPage join forces

Singapore’s competing doctor booking platforms DocDoc and DoctorPage have become one. The new entity, which takes the name DocDoc, wou...

  • June 11, 2013
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Beijing Shuts Down Taobao’s ‘Take a Number’ Service for Hospitals, But Consumers Cry Foul

Chinese hospitals are, to put it mildly, a bureaucratic nightmare. Just checking into one generally involves, among other processes, waiting...

  • May 24, 2013
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DoctorPage could hit USD500k monthly revenue this year with 1-2% visitor conversion

These statistics certainly paint DoctorPage to be in the pink of health, and it does show that Singapore consumers are receptive to the busi...

  • March 6, 2013
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S’pore firm and Mongolian government create ‘Medical Silk Road’ to improve healthcare with mobile technology

This partnership aims to give Mongolia's rural clinics access to mobile healthcare services, connecting them to medical services, expertise,...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Doctor! Doctor Who? No, a DoctorPage Seed Funding Round

We’re seeing a lot of healthcare-oriented startups emerge these days in the region. Another new one is DoctorPage.sg which has just re...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Startup ‘Japan Healthcare Info’ Helps Keep Expats and Travelers Healthy

It’s no secret we love startups that solve an actual problem. And anyone who has lived in a foreign country where a different language...

  • October 18, 2012
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TanyaDok Gives Patients a Consultation Room with Doctors Without Borders

If you see the traffic jams in Indonesia’s big cities, then you might reconsider even going out at all. Doctor Gregorius Bimantoro conside...

  • September 11, 2012
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