利和醫療和微醫成立中國首間智能醫療供應鏈及採購公司
2018年7月9日 - 利和醫療集團有限公司(「利和醫療」)和微醫控股有限公司(「微醫」) 簽署合約成立微醫利和醫療中國有限公司(「公司」), 作為中國首家智能醫療供應鏈解決方案及採購公司。
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香港,中國 – 201879 - 利和醫療中國有限公司(「公司」), 作為中國首家智能醫療供應鏈解決方案及採購公司。當日,微醫利和與福建省長汀縣人民政府簽署戰略合作協議,推動建立中國汀州醫療器械創新平台,創新平台旨在創建醫療器械/耗材在技術轉化、許可證申請、產業落地、投資及資本市場對接的創新通道,吸引、支持國內外醫療器械創新產品落地長汀。

馮氏集團旗下的利和醫療是亞洲領先及最大型的綜合醫療供應鏈解決方案公司,在亞洲擁有全面的分銷和增值服務網絡。

騰訊參與投資的微醫是中國領先的醫療健康科技平台,其將全科醫生和專科醫生整合,並且提供無縫銜接的線上和線下的醫療保健服務。微醫通過互聯網、大數據和人工智能等科技,為中國2,700多家醫院,24萬名醫生和1.6億名用戶提供醫療保健配套服務。

雙方將利用他們相輔相成的優勢、創新資源和網絡,把醫療製造商和服務供應商,與中國的醫院和護理機構聯繫起來,並集中採購醫療設備、耗材和服務。公司致力於改變國內當下碎片化、多層級、以關係為導向的醫療器械和耗材分銷模式,大幅降低成本並提升醫療供應鏈的效率和成效。

由微醫擁有51%股份和利和醫療擁有49%股份的合資公司,將通過管理和優化整體醫療供應鏈來進一步提升公司的價值主張。此外,公司將在中國設立醫療教育和培訓學院,向醫生、護士和醫療界提供和推動醫療產品的培訓、與臨床教育、認可的醫療培訓課程和醫學教育講座。

微醫董事長兼CEO廖傑遠在簽約儀式上說:「中國的醫療保健行業是一個蓬勃發展的市場,而且正在經歷快速變化和前所未有的改革。此次合作是微醫為提高中國醫療服務體系供應鏈效率而做出的一項重要措舉。我非常期待與利和醫療合作的大好前景,期待為中國龐大的人口提供更普及、更實惠和更優質的醫療保健服務。」

利和醫療行政總裁兼合夥創辦人鄭有德補充說:「合資企業為醫療行業提供重要的戰略價值,也為中國民眾帶來巨大的社會經濟效益。在開發並推廣智能化和中立的網上醫療平台方面,微醫是我們的最佳合作夥伴。雙方將攜手提供透明、開放和以價值為基礎的採購系統。通過這次獨特的合作機會,雙方共同致力於將中國醫療器械和耗材分銷模式簡化和現代化,為中國內地民眾提供更實惠的醫療保健服務。」

馮氏集團董事長馮國經總結道:「馮氏集團自2011年起透過利和醫療在東南亞拓展醫療業務。今天,我們十分高興與微醫建立新夥伴關係,將業務擴展到中國這個擁有巨大發展潛力的市場。」

國際評級機構惠譽(Fitch)旗下研究機構BMI Research在《中國醫療器械報告(2018年第三季度)》中称:醫療器械市場預計將從2017年的215億美元增長到2022年的390億美元。而線上解決方案預計將會在中國醫療保健行業的發展中擔當重要角色。

簽約儀式於今日在香港舉行,馮氏集團主席馮國經、長汀縣委書記廖深洪、利和醫療行政總裁兼合夥創辦人鄭有德以及微醫董事長兼CEO廖傑遠以及計劃在福建長汀落地的智慧醫療產業機構睿醫公司、微醫生捷科技(中國)負責人出席了簽約儀式。


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Hong Kong, 9 July 2018 – IDS Medical Systems Group Limited (“idsMED Group”) and We Doctor Holdings Limited (“WeDoctor”) today signed an agreement to form "idsMED WeDoctor China Ltd" (the “Company”), creating China’s first smart medical supply chain solutions and procurement company. idsMED WeDoctor China Ltd and the government of Changting County in Fujian Province also today signed a strategic cooperation agreement to drive the establishment of an innovative medical devices platform in Ting Zhou, China. The platform is designed to create new channels for medical devices and consumables to conduct technology transfers, license applications, company establishment, as well as investment and capital market coordination. The platform aims to support and attract both domestic and international medical device providers into Changting.

idsMED Group, a member of the Fung Group, is Asia’s leading and largest integrated medical supply chain solutions company with a comprehensive distribution and value-add service network across Asia.

WeDoctor, China’s leading technology-enabled medical and healthcare solutions platform backed by Tencent, provides seamless online and offline healthcare services as well as integration of general practitioners and specialist doctors. It uses big data, artificial intelligence and other sophisticated technologies to deliver cutting-edge healthcare support services to over 2,700 hospitals, 240,000 doctors and 160 million platform users in China.

The two parties, leveraging on their complementary strengths, innovative resources and networks, will seek to connect medical manufacturers and service providers with hospitals and care institutions in China to procure medical devices, consumables and services centrally. The Company aims to transform the currently fragmented, multi-layered and relationship-driven medical device and consumables distribution system in China, to significantly reduce costs and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the medical supply chain.

The joint venture, owned 51% by WeDoctor and 49% by idsMED Group, will further enhance its value proposition by managing and optimizing the entire medical supply chain. Additionally, it will set up Medical Education and Training Academies across China to deliver and promote medical products and clinical education as well as accredited medical training courses and education seminars for doctors and nurses and the medical community.

Speaking at the signing ceremony today, Jerry Liao, Chairman & CEO of WeDoctor said, "The healthcare sector in China is a flourishing market going through rapid change and unprecedented reform. This cooperation is an important initiative of WeDoctor to contribute towards improving the supply chain efficiency of China’s medical service system. I am tremendously excited at the huge prospects of our partnership with idsMED Group to provide China’s vast population with more accessible, more affordable and better-quality healthcare services."

Ben Chang, Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner of idsMED Group, added, "This joint venture provides significant strategic value to the medical industry and immense socio-economic benefits to the people of China. WeDoctor is the perfect partner for us to develop and implement a smart, neutral online platform to provide a transparent, open and value-base procurement system. Together we have the unique opportunity to simplify and modernize the medical device and consumables distribution model in China and make healthcare even more affordable to the people on the Chinese mainland.” Victor Fung, Chairman of Fung Group, concluded, “The Fung Group has been building its healthcare business in Southeast Asia through idsMED since 2011. Today, we are delighted to see the expansion of 2 this business into China with our new partnership with WeDoctor where we see enormous potential.”

According to the China Medical Devices Report Q3 2018 by BMI Research, a research firm under Fitch Ratings, online solutions are expected to play a crucial part in the growth of China’s healthcare industry, with medical device market set to grow from US$21.5 billion in 2017 to US$39 billion in 2022.

A signing ceremony was held today in Hong Kong with Victor Fung, Group Chairman of Fung Group, Liao Shenhong, Party Committee Secretary of Changting County, Ben Chang, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of the idsMED Group, Jerry Liao, Chairman and CEO of WeDoctor, as well as executives from smart healthcare solutions providers RealDoctor Co., Ltd and Zhejiang WeDoctor Centrillion Technology Co., Ltd in attendance.

 

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