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Tech looks to raise bets on healthcare

Reuters/Yahoo News, November 24, 2008
An aging population, spiraling medical costs, and increasingly poor service are spurring more computer firms to bet on healthcare and what many of them see as a lucrative, but untapped, market. Expectations for an overhaul of the U.S. health system following the election of Barack Obama as president and a desire of governments worldwide to drive costs of national health systems reinforce the belief that healthcare is an opportunity that tech companies should not underestimate.