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- Aug 20, 2018 -

High growth in emerging markets will change the paradigm of medical product development and geographic promotion.

Trend 1: The Service as a Productsolution will be a powerful tool for gaining a competitive edge in the medical field.

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This model will play a greater role as a new source of income for the sustainable development of the medical industry. In the next two to three years, 2% to 3% of the total revenue of major pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers will come from the service+model.

Trend 2: The cloud becomes the core platform for cross-industry cooperation, which helps all health care stakeholders reduce costs and increase efficiency.


As medical data becomes more complex, the cloud will become the core platform. Medical data is flexible in the cloud and can reach all stakeholders. The global medical cloud computing market share is expected to exceed $5 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow by approximately 24% between 2017 and 2022.

Trend 3: Large technology companies will receive high returns.

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In 2018, the FDA program, which aims to quickly track digital therapeutics and health applications, will greatly facilitate the participation of non-traditional companies such as Apple, Verily (Google's life sciences company), Samsung and Fitbit in the medical market. competition.

Trend 4: Asia Pacific countries take the lead in implementing smart hospital projects.

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Digital advances and market trends, including the concept of a smart city, are driving hospitals to become smart.It is estimated that South Korea, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia will have about 3,200 smart beds in 2018. However, interoperability and cybersecurity remain major obstacles to implementing smart hospital solutions.