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Artificial intelligence, robotics to be part of patient care at new Woodlands hospital

Channel News Asia

SINGAPORE: The Woodlands Health Campus (WHC), the first hospital in Woodlands, is expected to use the widespread adoption of technology to improve the patient care experience.

The 1,800-bed facility, which broke ground on Tuesday (Apr 18), will open progressively from 2022.

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20 Apr 2017

Ministry of Health to focus on community care, value of health services, healthy living

The Business Times

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will ramp up efforts to improve Singapore's healthcare system in the long term and with it, the ministry will shift its focus beyond hospital care to community care, beyond quality to value, and move beyond health care to health.

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17 Apr 2017

4th International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine

Beta Publishing

The DiMiMED, which in the meantime has developed into a traditional event, was held from November 15 to 16 during the MEDICA in Düsseldorf.The two scientific heads, Rear Admiral uh (ret) Dr. Büttner and BG (ret) van der Meer, welcomed approximately 250 participants from 38 nations. The multi-faceted programme, with a total of 57 scientific lectures and a simulation workshop, was received with great interest.

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08 Feb 2017

S'pore well-positioned to ride medtech wave, says Iswaran

The Straits Times

Singapore's reputation as a trusted business hub leaves it well positioned to thrive in the fast-growing medical technology sector, said Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran yesterday.

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31 Aug 2016

Medical Fair Asia and Medical Manufacturing Asia 2016 are underway in Singapore

Dotmed Healthcare Business Daily News

MEDICAL FAIR ASIA and MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2016, two of the region’s leading exhibitions for the medical, healthcare and MedTech was officially opened today by Mr. S Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry). The events will take place concurrently from August 31 – September 2, 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore.

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31 Aug 2016

Singapore to host Asia’s first international gathering of disaster medicine and relief experts

HealthCare Asia Daily

South East Asia’s (SEA) tragic history of natural disasters which have included some of the most destructive typhoons, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions in recent times made it the obvious choice for organisers of the first Disaster and Military Medicine (DiMiMED) conference to be held outside of Germany; where the specialist conference series began in 2013.

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15 Aug 2016

Prescribing More Exercise Instead Of Medication For Cancer Patients

Hospitals Management

Exercise is known to be an effective way to reduce the risk of some cancers, but what about exercise as a way to rehabilitate cancer patients?
In the United States, a 2008 study conducted by the Centres of Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that exercise is beneficial to cancer patients, reducing mortality from breast cancer and the risk of recurrent breast cancer by approximately 50 percent*.

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10 Aug 2016

Medical Fair Asia 2016 expects exhibition growth of 40 percent with 1,000 exhibitors from 45 countries

Dotmed Healthcare Business Daily News

MEDICAL FAIR ASIA in Singapore, the International Exhibition on Hospital, Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Medical & Rehabilitation Equipment & Supplies, continues its sustained growth course in 2016 thereby providing impressive proof of its role as South East Asia’s leading showcase for medical device technology and health care.

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25 Jul 2016

Intermittent hypoxia therapy (IHT) – from sports performance to cardiac rehabilitation

HealthCare Asia Daily

IHT has been found to have positive effects on coronary heart disease (CHD) patients

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20 Jul 2016

Invention inspired by sneezing fits that nearly caused an accident to debut at MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2016

HealthCare Asia Daily

Joseph Moore was inspired to invent something to protect himself from allergens when his own allergies almost killed him.

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11 Jul 2016

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