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China's tech companies seek profits in the medical industry

Aging societies are driving growth in innovation and new business models

A lack of doctors and inefficient hospital operations will pose huge challenges as China ages. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

China's health care industry is infected. Not with some lingering malaise, but with a passion for high technology that promises a cure for the problems of a rapidly graying population.   

The widespread application of advanced technology, such as artificial intelligence, big data and the internet of things (IoT), is transforming how the country views health care.

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