China’s medical sector partners with IT firms for data

3/2/2018 11:58:14 AM

China’s medical sector is closing partnership with local and international IT firms to help deal with the large volume of data processing. Artificial intelligence, data analysis and O2O (online to offline) technologies are steadily becoming more important in China’s medical institutions.

Shanghai Daily reports that Tencent is to work closely with the Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University to adopt Internet Plus and AI applications for use in screening for cervical cancer and breast cancer. InterSystems, specialised in database systems for medical firms, provides database and related analysis tools that share data and interoperable systems.

Shenzhen IT enterprise iFlytek offers AI supports software that can input voice-based medical records to a standard database.

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