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Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Integrated Diagnostics to launch new healthtech subsidiary in Egypt

Consumer healthcare provider Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH) is launching a new Egypt-based subsidiary, Wayak, to better employ data mining and artificial intelligence in its operations, it said in a press release. The aim is to develop and offer targeted services to clients, using AI and data mining tools to extract new information from a patient database of over 13 mn people, 10% of whom suffer from chronic illnesses. Wayak will allow the London-listed company to create electronic medical records of patients and better cater to their needs. Wayak is a joint venture that is 94% owned by IDH and 6% owned by angel fund Himangel.

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