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Blockchain technology | A state of the art application in health care

Dr. Hempel Digital Health Network

Advancements in Information Technology (IT) has led to the development of various large programs and software of health information, tools for health data tracking are now a reality.

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15 Mar 2018

Telehealth programme empowers heart failure patients to self-manage condition

Enterprise Innovation

Results of a Heart Failure Telehealth program, piloted by Changi General Hospital (CGH) and Royal Philips, showed a 67% reduction in length of hospital stay for heart failure-related readmissions, 42% reduction in costs of care, and an enhanced quality of care.

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13 Feb 2018

Internet of Things in Healthcare: What are the Possibilities and Challenges?


When we talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), it offers a multitude of benefits such as improving the effectiveness and quality of services by deploying it in medical devices.

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12 Feb 2018

Community care sector gets S$12m boost to attract talent

Today Online

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) will invest close to S$12 million over the next four years to attract more new entrants to join the community care sector, and support current staff in developing their careers, said Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor yesterday.

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02 Feb 2018

Singapore is betting big on Health Technology


With healthcare spending at 1.5 percent of Singapore’s gross domestic product a year, disruptive healthcare startups are shaping the industry. They are also procuring funds from some of the biggest names in venture capital.

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11 Jan 2018

More tech start-ups in healthcare springing up

The Straits Times

With connectivity at nearly everyone's fingertips, the tech-driven consumer healthcare industry in Asia is estimated to be worth billions of dollars today.

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21 Dec 2017

Where Healthcare Meets Technology

Media Release

At MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2018, preparation is in full swing for the 12th edition, which will deliver a future-ready platform of drivers and enablers highlighting new approaches that have the potential to revolutionise the medical

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13 Nov 2017

IoT healthcare on pact to $10b by 2024

Enterprise Innovation

The global IoT healthcare market is expected to exceed $10 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights.

Market growth is primarily driven by the implementation of advanced digital solutions across the sector. The integration of such technology in the healthcare infrastructure is expected to streamline the operations, improvise the patient interactions and enhance the efficiency of processes.

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09 Nov 2017

APAC mHealth market to hit $7 billion in 2017

Mobihealth News

The Asia Pacific region will generate more than $7 billion in revenues from mHealth services in 2017, according to a new study by the GSM Association (GSMA) and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The majority of that revenue will come from telemonitoring services, which the report estimates will make up about 55 percent of the market, followed by diagnostic services, which will make up 24 percent.

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30 Oct 2017

Community care sector gets S$12m boost, new scholarship scheme to attract talent

Channel News Asia

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health will inject close to S$12 million over the next four years into the community care sector to attract and develop talent, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor announced on Tuesday.

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10 Oct 2017