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KPJ Healthcare Bhd ’s (code: 5878) rebound has taken the counter into bull territory as it crossed the 100-day simple moving average (SMA) in yesterday’s session.

KPJ gears up for Industry 4.0

Well equipped: A KPJ operating facility. KPJ digitises its clinical process through KCIS, which holds patient records and treatment orders, among others. Currently, the group is undergoing upgrading works for KCIS and HITS to second generation cloud-computing, which is expected to be completed by year-end.

Digital economy expected to show significant growth

Yasmin: The top challenges in digital readiness in key industries are the lack of structured approach, unavailable or no prioritised budget and a lack of digitally skilled workforce.

Trading ideas: KPJ Healthcare, IGB Reit, Caring Pharmacy, Crest Builder

KUALA LUMPUR: KPJ Healthcare , IGB Real Estate Investment Trust (IGB Reit), Caring Pharmacy Group Bhd, Crest Builder Holdings Bhd , Samchem Holdings Bhd and Green Packet Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Wednesday, according to JF Apex Research.

Mixed outlook for healthcare

Expansion: A KPJ medical facility. KPJ Healthcare Bhd, the largest private healthcare services provider in Malaysia, will be increasing its capacity in 2018, amid expansion by its competitors. The group’s five new hospitals are likely to commence operations this year. In addition, the expansion of its four existing hospitals is expected to be completed within the first half of the year. -

BookDoc redefines Malaysian health care access at the touch of a button

2017-12-27 scmp
Online health-care platform monitors patients’ experiences and assists medical tourism in 10 Malaysian cities, Singapore and Hong Kong

DPM to launch Johor govt’s key initiatives for its people tomorrow

2017-10-13 themalaymailonline
Ahmad Zahid is scheduled to witness the symbolic exchange of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between QSR Brands Holding (M) Berhad and Telekom Malaysia Berhad, which is the fifth initiative of the Johor state government. — Bernama picJOHOR BAHRU, Oct 13 ― Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is scheduled to launch five initiatives of the Johor state government set to bring benefits and secure prosperity for people of the state.

Global Medical Tourism Market Expected to Reach $165,345 Million, by 2023 - Allied Market Research

2017-10-06 prnewswire
According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Medical Tourism Market by Treatment Type: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023 ," the global medical tourism market was valued at $61,172 million in 2016, and is projected to reach $165,345 million by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 15.0% from 2017 to 2023. North America is anticipated to be the highest revenue contributor throughout the forecast period.

Breakfast briefing: Thursday, July 27

MarketWatch: US stocks climbed modestly on Wednesday to record closing highs after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged and strong earnings reports from Boeing and AT&T. The DJIA rose 97.58 points, or 0.45%, to 21,711.01, the S&P 500 gained 0.7 points, or 0.03%, to 2,477.83 and the Nasdaq added 10.57 points, or 0.16%, to 6,422.75. - Reuters

Medical Tourism Market - Malaysia Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

2017-07-12 prnewswire
NEW YORK, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia Medical Tourism Market: Overview In terms of revenue, the Malaysia medical tourism market is expected to register a CAGR of 30.5% during the forecast period, 2016–2024. The primary objective of the report is to offer insights on the market dynamics that can influence growth of the Malaysia medical tourism market over the forecast period. Insights on key trends, drivers, restraints, value forecasts and opportunities for companies operating in the Malaysia medical tourism market are presented in the report.

Sunway Medical could be worth at least RM1.5bil

Profitable: Sunway’s healthcare division, namely Sunway Medical, reported a pre-tax profit of RM37.65mil in financial year 2016.

Johor banks on tourists, rails, ports and parks to drive economy forward

2017-06-14 themalaymailonline
Johor is already famous for its Legoland and Hello Kitty theme parks in Nusajaya. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Like elsewhere in Malaysia, Johor’s economy is seeing a shift from manufacturing to services in recent years, with tourism and its related industries contributing greatly to the state coffers.

A tale of two research schemes

WHEN the Mid and Small Cap (MidS) Research Scheme was launched on Thursday, the joint media release from the Securities Commission (SC) and Bursa Malaysia didn’t mention a similar initiative introduced over 12 years ago. In fact, the stock exchange and the SC have a lot to do with the older research scheme too.

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