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Philips To Collaborate With Sichuan West China Hospital

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The chief technology officer of Philips, the third-largest medical imaging equipment maker, has disclosed that the company plans to form an alliance with West China Hospital in Sichuan province. The collaboration is said to include eight projects over seven years, and aims at helping physicians interpret medical images and diagnose diseases in the early stages. The partnership could raise Philips' status in China as West China Hospital represents one of the largest and oldest hospitals in the country. Currently, the over- $10 billion medical device market in China is continuing its rapid growth, a big draw for MNCs. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)

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