US/China healthcare partnership–impact on eHealth

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Thursday’s announcement of a US-China public/private partnership on healthcare includes some major names in eHealth: 3M, Abbott, Chindex, Cisco, General Electric, IBM, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Microsoft, Motorola, and Pfizer. Initially, there will be personnel exchanges only, but also rural health, emergency response and health IT where eHealth has become leading edge. Perhaps a hopeful sign that there will be funding for development and jobs related to this? United States and China Launch Public-Private Partnership on Healthcare