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By Dean Koh 04:44 am February 03, 2020
The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) today announced the launch of a new professional development program to identify the necessary digital health capabilities for nurses and midwives to further improve the quality, safety and efficiency of care.
By Dean Koh 03:08 am January 31, 2020
Japanese giant Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma and Oxford-headquartered AI-driven drug discovery company Exscientia yesterday announced that they have created a new compound which is in the process of entering human clinical trials in Japan.

Above image: Medical staff at the Samsung Medical Center wear sync cams during a surgical procedure. Credit: KT

By Dean Koh 12:36 am January 21, 2020
These services include digital diagnostic pathology, access to proton therapy information, teaching surgery, an AI-enabled care for in-patients and an autonomous robot for operating rooms.
By Dean Koh 03:12 am January 20, 2020
ADHA has been working with industry and governments over a number of years to achieve interoperable secure messaging across different systems.
By Dean Koh 09:48 pm January 19, 2020
Better health information systems that allow every Thai to access their personal health information, including diabetes risk and screening records, could contribute to reducing unmet need.

Credit: NUS

By Dean Koh 12:32 am January 15, 2020
“This is a big step forward in personalizing cancer treatment and ensuring better patient outcomes,” said Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Mechanobiology Institute, NUS Biomedical Engineering.

Above photo: Mater Hospital Brisbane. Credit: Mater

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By 09:53 pm January 13, 2020
“Our goal is to make all of a patient’s health record available in our clinical portal so that when a clinician brings up a patient’s record, they can have all the information they need,” said S. Wissmann, director of information management, Mater.

Credit: NTU Singapore

By Dean Koh 03:15 am January 08, 2020
The new SERI-NTU Advanced Ocular Engineering (STANCE) Laboratory is a collaboration between NTU, SNEC and SERI. 
By Dean Koh 11:31 pm January 06, 2020
An interview with James Patterson, CIO, NSW Health Pathology. 
By Dean Koh 09:34 pm January 01, 2020
A broad look of HIT-related developments in the APAC region in 2019, as well as a glimpse of what might happen in 2020.  

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