Paradigm Shifts in Healthcare Program

Preliminary Program Outline

The Future of Pain Medicine

Date: 30 Aug 2018
Time: 11:00
Speaker: Dr Tan Kian Hian

The eldercare spending in Singapore is expected to sky rocket to 10 times the currently level by 2030, due to the ‘silver tsunami’ when the population rapidly ages.


Going to Town with Simulation: the New Paradigm

Date: 30 Aug 2018
Time: 11:30
Speaker: Dr Chong Shin Yuet & Dr Wong Loong Tat

Simulation education has become an integral part of anaesthesiology training due to the nature of our specialty, where timely and appropriate management of life-threatening perioperative events is crucial to ensure good patient outcomes.


From Hospital ward round to HDB block round - Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 30 Aug 2018
Time: 12:00
Speaker: A/Prof Chan Yew Weng

Singapore is ageing. By 2030, we will have 900,000 elderly citizens aged 65 years and above.


Digitalisation in paediatric perioperative medicine: Engagement of e-patients and training of e-doctors

Date: 31 Aug 2018
Time: 11:00
Speaker: Dr Hee Hwan Ing

Medicine is the last frontier in adoption of technology, automation, computer power, internet of things and power of machine and artificial intelligence.


Improving surgical outcomes among the elderly: New approaches in risk assessment, risk counselling and risk mitigation strategies

Date: 31 Aug 2018
Time: 11:30
Speaker: Dr Hairil Rizal Abdullah

The elderly population is increasing worldwide. Medical needs of elderly patients are more complex, due to the higher incidence of chronic diseases and reduced physiological reserves.


Integrated Community Care Models of the Present and Future - Challenges and Opportunities in the Eyes of a Hospital Administrator

Date: 31 Aug 2018
Time: 12:00
Speaker: A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi

Singapore has done well in the development and delivery of state of the art medicine. It can be proud of its reputation for being one of the best healthcare hubs internationally. In this advance there now needs to be an ongoing conversation on best health as opposed to best healthcare and moving to the 3 beyonds.


*Program is subject to change. More details will be released soon.

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