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Executive Insights: Top Healthcare Predictions & Trends to Watch in 2020

HIT Consultant Media

Read about the top healthcare prediction and trends in 2020.

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16 Jan 2020

Singapore healthtech startups attract US$105m in 2018

The Business Times

HEALTHTECH startups in Singapore attracted US$105 million across 21 deals in 2018, according to a report published by healthtech researcher Galen Growth Asia in collaboration with Singapore's Economic Development Board. Singapore's deal value made up 24 per cent of total deal value in Asia excluding China and India.

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06 Jan 2020

The future of healthcare for Singapore's ageing population

Singapore Business Review

Singapore’s ageing population is rising rapidly and elderly healthcare support is top of the government’s agenda with several major steps already taken over the years to minimise the impact on the economy, society and national healthcare expenditure.

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25 Jul 2018

Cyber security, Big Data, AI top technologies for healthcare firms

The News Minute

Cybersecurity, Big Data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are among the top technologies employed by healthcare and life sciences firms across the world

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04 Apr 2018

Frost & Sullivan’s 10 Healthcare Predictions for 2018

Frost & Sullivan

Despite on-going political uncertainties and rising cost pressures, the global healthcare industry will register a stable growth rate in 2018 and will cross the $1.85 trillion mark in terms of manufacturer revenue.

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27 Mar 2018

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