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By Dean Koh 03:53 am October 21, 2019
There will be three sub tracks at the Summit: Data, Innovation and Empowering Patient.
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By 11:17 pm October 20, 2019
AI can save time and improve diagnosis accuracy thereby having a huge potential for saving peoples’ lives,” said Caroline Clarke, CEO, Philips ASEAN Pacific.
By Dean Koh 12:20 am October 16, 2019
Officially announced at the HIMSS AsiaPac Awards last week during the HIMSS AsiaPac 19 conference, Princ Paknampo Hospital made history by becoming the first hospital in Thailand to achieve the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) Stage 7 validation.
By Dean Koh 06:22 am October 15, 2019
Traditionally, value in healthcare has been viewed from the perspectives of hospitals and healthcare providers, but this has shifted to the patient-consumer. 
By Dean Koh 10:28 am October 08, 2019
The HIMSS Thailand National Digital Healthcare Workforce Development Initiative (WDI) was officially launched on the opening day of the HIMSS AsiaPac 2019 conference on October 7 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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By 09:25 pm October 03, 2019
The use of AI in medical imaging or Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), such as GE’s Centricity Universal Viewer, can be a great way to reduce the ever-increasing workloads of radiologists and clinicians, since AI is particularly effective in detection and segmen

Above image: Screengrab from the official MHR website

By Dean Koh 12:55 am September 30, 2019
With this upgrade, Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Overviews are automatically available from Clinical Information System applications that implemented the My Health Record Document List.
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By 08:51 pm September 29, 2019
“Patient-driven care also benefits clinicians – they will be able to use their time more efficiently since contextually relevant information will be presented to them,” said Dr Vinod Seetharam, Chief Medical Officer, Asia, DXC Technology.

Above photo: Yihao Zhang, President & CEO of GE Healthcare China, speaking at the GE Healthcare Digital Ecosystem Forum event. Credit: GE Healthcare China

By Dean Koh 02:27 am September 24, 2019
Last week, GE Healthcare officially launched the Edison AI platform in Shanghai, China at its Digital Ecosystem Forum event.
By Rebecca McBeth 12:00 am September 24, 2019
Up to 10 patients a day are using an in-house solution to book their outpatient appointments online with Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB).

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