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Ayala Corp. Invests in PH Health Startup That Built App for Booking Doctors' House Calls

Conglomerate's entry seen to boost users of AIDE app from 18,000 as of mid-2018 to 24,000 by year-end

Diversified conglomerate Ayala Corp. continues to dive deep in the health sector as it announced on Wednesday, October 17, an investment in local medical service startup AIDE through its subsidiary, Ayala Healthcare Holdings Inc. (AC Health).“Aside from developing our own technology solutions, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 18, 2018 07:00:00
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IDC says PH healthcare IT spending to hit $60 million in 2019

Mobility solutions, tele-health, and customer relations management solutions will be in demand, International Data Corporation says.

HOSPITAL HARDWARE. Public hospitals will remain focused on developing hardware infrastructure, as the government is keen on making public health services more accessible. Photo from ThinkstockManila, Philippines – Healthcare IT (information technology) spending in the Philippines will boom between 2016 and 2019, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 22, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Focus on health: Manuka honey products

Necessity, they say, is the mother of all invention. But in the case of Bee Healthy Trading, a one year-old Filipino company that distributes different all-natural supplements made from bee products, it was increased necessity that drove them to create the business.Started ...

by Peter Imbong  | June 28, 2012 05:00:00
Business Ideas

How to open a gym

There's more to a fitness center than machines and sweat. Running a successful gym requires strategic planning and a keen sense of the market.

Getting and staying in shape is becoming a priority among more and more people, but the challenge lies in making time for it. That’s something aspiring gym owners need to consider before entering the glamorous world of profiting from other people’s desire ...

by Matthew Arcilla  | May 23, 2012 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Going where the market is

A start-up café makes organic food accessible to the public every day of the week.

It doesn’t take a genius to understand the benefits of healthy eating. However, the unavailability of healthy food choices and the high cost of organic produce are some reasons that keep stressed-out individuals from paying attention to their body’s needs.This prompted the ...

by Kristina Mae R. Ombao  | March 23, 2012 05:00:00
Startup Tips

What you need to know about the Philhealth contribution rates

The increase in premium contribution rates has been deferred.

The increase in premium contribution rates affecting all PhilHealth members and scheduled for July this year has been deferred to January 2013.This new development is contained in PhilHealth Circular 07, series of 2012 which amended an earlier issuance prescribing the new contribution ...

March 22, 2012 02:00:00
Startup Tips

How to start a lying-in clinic

Putting up a lying-in clinic does not require the owner to be a licensed midwife or obstetrician-gynecologist.

Putting up a lying-in clinic does not require the owner to be a licensed midwife or obstetrician-gynecologist. Anybody who sees the potential and need for it can put up one.  Here are some steps to help you start your own lying in ...

by Mishell Malabaguio  | February 14, 2012 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Hospital in malls?

Is it better to have the health care facilities right inside malls?

Shopping malls seem like the worst place for a medical emergency to happen. Imagine rushing someone to the hospital— but first, you need to get to the parking area, find the exit and negotiate traffic. That would be one nightmare of an ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 05, 2011 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Investment opportunity: Medical tourism

Tips on how to invest in this fast-growing industry, which expects more foreign patients to flock to the country for quality services

Dr. REYVIC CERILLES and Dr. JOSEPH JAGORING: "Targeting foreigners seeking medical treatment could be lucrative, but it is also very challenging."With its large pool of highly trained medical professionals, the Philippines is in an excellent position to capture a big slice of ...

October 22, 2009 12:00:00
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