Dean Koh

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

Credit: SK Telecom

By Dean Koh 02:36 am April 30, 2019
Yonsei University Health System (YUHS), one of the oldest and largest private university hospital networks in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SK Telecom, South Korea's largest wireless carrie

Credit: WA Health

By Dean Koh 02:53 am April 26, 2019
Earlier this week, the Western Australia (WA) Government announced the establishment of a new Ministerial Council that will advise the State Government on opportunities to further develop and support precision health advances.
By Dean Koh 10:57 pm April 24, 2019
Healthcare leader representatives from Singapore, Australia and the Philippines took centre stage as the HIMSS Singapore eHealth & Health 2.0 Summit officially kicked off on April 23 with the CXO Panel session on the topic of disruptive innovation for value-based care. 

eHealth NSW Chief Executive and Chief Information Officer Dr Zoran Bolevich (left) and eHealth NSW's newly appointed Chief Clinical Information Officer Dr Mark Simpson (right). Credit: eHealth NSW

By Dean Koh 12:00 am April 24, 2019
eHealth NSW has been established as a distinct organisation within the New South Wales (NSW) Ministry of Health in Australia to provide statewide leadership on the shape, delivery and management of ICT-led healthcare.

Credit: Coviu

By Dean Koh 12:13 am April 17, 2019
Swinburne University of Technology, a public university located in Melbourne, Australia, has partnered with Coviu, a telehealth software platform, to further embed digital health technology in the classroom, clinic and research. What’s it about

Doctors of Linxi Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital in East China's Shandong province give medical consultations to rural residents. Credit: en.nhc.gov.cn

By Dean Koh 03:00 am April 16, 2019
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) officially launched a capacity building platform designed for community-level healthcare services, according to a report by Xinhua News on April 15.&nbs

Above photo: Fiona McDonald (Screengrab from CHC North East and North Cumbria's YouTube page)

By Dean Koh 02:54 am April 04, 2019
Fiona McDonald, director of data sharing and online patient preference setting for Great North Care Record at NHS, recently spoke with Healthcare IT News about what the U.K.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, speaks at the Kick-off Ceremony of the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme on March 29, 2019. Credit: VHIS

By Dean Koh 04:38 am April 01, 2019
The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) officially launched on April 1, 2019, in Hong Kong. Consumers may now choose to purchase Certified Plans as offered by the participating insurance companies. 

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivering his opening address at the official opening of the Sengkang Health Campus on March 23, 2019. Credit: Ministry of Health Singapore.

By Dean Koh 10:37 pm March 31, 2019
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently announced the appointment of a Public Sector Data Security Review Committee to conduct a comprehensive review of data security practices across the entire public service.

Screengrab of the Ministry of Public Health's official website.

By Dean Koh 04:58 am March 29, 2019
Last week, Thailand began development of its telemedicine programme at 32 hospitals located in rural areas in eight provinces, according to an article by the Bangko

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