Dean Koh

Dean Koh is the Editor of Healthcare IT News Asia Pacific.

Above: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat announcing the National AI Strategy at the the SFF X SWITCH (SingaporeFinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) Conference. Credit: SFF

By Dean Koh 01:51 am November 13, 2019
In the next three years, Selena+, a system which analyzes retinal photographs across the nation for diabetes screening will be deployed.

Credit: InterSystems

By Dean Koh 01:55 am November 05, 2019
InterSystems today announced that it has signed an agreement for strategic cooperation with Inspur, a Chinese cloud computing and big data service provider.
By Dean Koh 09:43 pm November 04, 2019
This second article in a series of three articles (check out the first article on the Data track here) focusing on the breakout tracks at
By Dean Koh 01:20 am October 31, 2019
With the explosion in the amount of healthcare data being collected, one of the key challenges lie in the quality of data, as well as making the right decisions to use the appropriate data to measure specific health outcomes or predictions.
By Dean Koh 02:06 am October 30, 2019
A recent InterSystems survey found that although only 16% of respondents stated that today’s digital systems currently support value-based care initiatives, 64% of them expect this capability in the next five years.
By Dean Koh 03:53 am October 21, 2019
There will be three sub tracks at the Summit: Data, Innovation and Empowering Patient.
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.

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.

The Daily Brief Newsletter