China digital health

Sally Liang speaks at the US-China Summit

 Sally Liang speaks at the US-China Summit. All photos credit of USHC.

By Laura Lovett September 26, 2018
With a population of over 1.4 billion people or roughly 18.5 percent of the world’s people, China appears a ripe market for healthcare startups. The country also struggles with many of the same healthcare challenges as the West, including an aging population and a growing number of people living with diabetes. But for Western digital health companies looking to start in China, numerous obstacles...
By Brian Dolan June 30, 2016
Munich, Germany-based fintech company Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) announced plans to launch a smartwatch in China that will primarily be marketed as a payments device, but, thanks to a partnership with longtime health and fitness sensor company Valencell, will include some health tracking features as well. China-based Z-Smart, a wearables R&D company, is building the device for G&D...
By Brian Dolan April 29, 2014
Manhattan Research, a division of Decision Resources Group, released a few topline findings from its annual Taking the Pulse Global study this week, including that 80 percent of physicians in China now own or use smartphones for professional purposes. That puts China's doctors almost on par with those in the US in terms of smartphone usage. The study also found that now more than 75 percent of...