Posts Tagged: healthcare


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Doctor consultation app gets China’s biggest ever investment in a healthcare startup

Founded in 2011, Chunyu now has 30 million active users consulting with 40,000 online doctors about 50,000 daily health issues.

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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This Japanese doctor hung up his lab coat and founded a medical animation startup

Sciement provides medical animation to clients ranging from hospitals to pharmaceutical companies so patients can understand their diseases.

  • July 31, 2014
  • at 8:27 pm
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百度疾病预测 (2)

Baidu’s new interactive map predicts the spread of influenza, hepatitis, and STIs all across China

Baidu Trends, China’s nearest equivalent to Google Trends, has launched an interactive nationwide map that predicts the spread of dise...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 12:16 pm
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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
  • at 7:00 am
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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
  • at 5:31 pm
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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
  • at 1:41 pm
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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
  • at 10:19 am
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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
  • at 5:02 pm
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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
  • at 1:20 pm
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US-based Sovereign’s Capital sets up in Jakarta, welcomes early growth-stage companies

Luke Roush, a Jakarta-based managing principal of Sovereign’s Capital, refers to himself as the new kid on the block in Indonesia. Much li...

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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This migraine tracking app acts like a doctor, connects you to one too

This migraine app detects what you're doing, asks you questions, and shares what actions you can take.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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QuitBit is a smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking, and it’s proving popular in Singapore

QuitBit is a smart lighter that quantifies how much you've been smoking with an LCD display.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 pm
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Hypochondriacs beware: 5 innovative health 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
  • at 9:00 pm
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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
  • at 7:26 pm
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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
  • at 9:00 am
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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
  • at 12:34 pm
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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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