Dean Koh

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


By Dean Koh 09:46 am February 14, 2020
iThermo reduces the need for manual temperature screening, and provides prompts where secondary checks can be carried out for feverish persons identified by the solution.
By Dean Koh 07:34 am February 13, 2020
The funds will be used by the Seqster to accelerate the adoption of their interoperability technology for clinical trials, patient engagement and outcomes.  

Credit: Lunit

By Dean Koh 09:33 pm February 11, 2020
A new study, conducted by Korean academic hospitals and Lunit, a medical AI company specializing in developing AI solutions for radiology and oncology, demonstrated the benefi

Above image: Screengrab of the Melbourne Pathology website. 

By Dean Koh 08:42 pm February 10, 2020
Last week, Victoria-based Melbourne Pathology became the latest pathology provider to upload reports to My Health Record (MHR). This allows both patients and clinicians to have convenient and secure access to their pathology reports.
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.

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