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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.

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"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.

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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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