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3M exploring sale or spinoff of health software unit

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Post-it notes maker 3M Co said it was exploring a sale or a spinoff of its unit that makes software for hospitals, among other strategic alternatives.

3M Health Information Systems, a unit of the company's healthcare business, had trailing 12-month revenue of about $730 million, 3M said on Thursday.

(Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)