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How Singapore Health uses AI to track its elderly care

Interview with Bruce Liang, CEO of Singapore’s technology agency for healthcare IHiS. Across Singapore, healthcare providers are using cutting-edge tech to cope with a manpower shortage. Tan Tock Seng Hospital built an ‘artificial brain’ to manage 1,700 beds. The upcoming Woodlands Health Campus will be a “pioneer” in the use of tech for patient care. And one day, Changi […]

Nurses Play a Bigger Role in Singapore’s Healthcare Setting

A senior staff nurse, Chow Peck Foong preparing to administer an IVT injection on patient Han Boon Huat. Photo credit: Straits Times/Marcus Tan Nurses have always been an essential element of healthcare but with the increasing patient load these days, they have a greater role to play in the healthcare setting for more efficient care delivery. IVT […]

Rising number of healthcare freelancers prompts call for better support

SINGAPORE — The number of freelance healthcare workers has soared in recent years, based on figures from industry players. Caregiving portal CaregiverAsia, for example, started out with about 20 active freelance caregivers in 2015. The number has grown to more than 1,000. Home-care provider Jaga-Me has also seen the number of freelance nurses on its […]

Singapore to remain attractive for healthcare IPOs

It is home to one of the world’s biggest healthcare groups, IHH. Whilst the consumer and the professional services sectors are seen to rise and continue their uptrend, Singapore will see a new potential with the healthcare sector. According to a new study by the PwC, healthcare is one of the more well-developed sectors in […]

How Singapore provides high-quality health care at low costs

  Commuters walk to the train station during evening rush hour in the financial district of Singapore, March 9, 2015. Credit: Edgar Su/Reuters After weeks of closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a draft of their plan to overhaul the US health system. This story is based on a radio interview.Listen to the full interview. As […]

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