Asia Express - Consumer Electronics
Chunghwa Telecom and Watsons Team up for Smart Healthcare Services
December 06, 2019

Taiwanese telco Chunghwa Telecom recently announced that the company has cooperated with Watsons to seize cloud-based smart healthcare market opportunities by connecting healthcare services with individuals, work places, hospitals, and communities, the Economic Daily News reported on December 5. In response to the 2.0 long-term care policy advocated by Taiwan’s government, the company launched a new smart health cloud service to offer telemedicine services in communities this March, connecting overseas and local medical equipment manufacturers and chain pharmacies. Under Chunghwa Telecom-Watsons tie-up, the first phase is to introduce the telco’s smart healthcare solutions to 10 Watsons’ branches in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Meanwhile, the telco also is planning to the development of a health management system that integrates smart voice control with smart appliances while developing services such as voice medication reminders and smart home and building solutions.