Chinese online health market doubles in a year

Chinese hospitalThe value of China’s online healthcare market has grown by 56% this year, according to a report from iResearch published yesterday. With 80% of medical services concentrated in China’s bigger cities and hospital in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou notoriously overcrowded as a consequence, demand for distant healthcare solutions is booming, with companies such as Spring Rain and Kingdee using digital technology to increase access in the provinces Last year, Kingdee launched its M-health service and had succeeded in forging a partnership with 160 hospitals by August.
“Within a year of going online we had gained more than 1.3 million subscribers and served more than 100 million patients,” says its General Manager Chen Dengkun. “The number of transactions on the platform exceeded more than 2.5 million,”

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