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A dose of tech in healthcare

Philips made its name in consumer electronics but has since reshaped itself into a global health technology player. Caroline Clarke, chief executive of Philips Asean Pacific, talks about the company's efforts to improve the lives of three billion people each year by 2025.

"We have a strong view that healthcare should be available to anybody around the world no matter who they are or where they are, and technology is an enabler for that." - CAROLINE CLARKE.


THE healthcare industry is on the brink of a major transformation. In the not-too-distant future, doctors will be able to alert their patients hours, or even days, before a heart attack, using devices which track vital signs in real time. Toothbrushes could warn of an oncoming cold by detecting...

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