Roy Chiang

Roy is a freelance writer based in Singapore.

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By Roy Chiang 06:32 am April 01, 2021
Upon its completion, the platform will first be used by policyholders from participating insurer Great Eastern in a pilot before being scaled nationwide.
A person using the Contak app on a mobile phone.

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By Roy Chiang 12:23 am March 31, 2021
Space 95 – an IT services company in Seychelles – has launched "Contak", a contact tracing app that will enable users to register places they have visited.
A person using a tablet for a video call with a doctor.

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By Roy Chiang 01:47 am March 25, 2021
Digital health group Cardihab has partnered with Tasmania’s health department and the Royal Flying Doctor Service, an aeromedical organisation, to roll out its Cardihab app in public hospitals throughout the state.
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By Roy Chiang 11:38 pm March 23, 2021
In February, Qantas completed a trial run of the CommonPass Digital Health app on an international repatriation flight from Frankfurt to Darwin.
Person being vaccinated.

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By Roy Chiang 10:21 am March 23, 2021
A study conducted in December 2020 by TheCareSide, a home healthcare provider in Australia, found that a majority of the respondents anticipated receiving the COVI
By Roy Chiang 06:01 am March 10, 2021
The healthcare landscape has transformed drastically over the years and we have found ourselves in a situation where both patients and consumers alike are becoming more engaged and involved in their own health.
By Roy Chiang 09:41 pm March 08, 2021
As part of the slew of improvements that the National Electronic Health Record (NEHR) will receive, more healthcare institutions within the country will also be brought on board to contribute to the NEHR.
By Roy Chiang 09:25 pm March 08, 2021
HealthCerts, an amalgamation of cryptographic hashes, blockchain technology, privacy protection and proof identity, is a set of open-source digital standards which is utilised for the issuing of digital COVID-19 test result certificates.

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By Roy Chiang 02:34 am February 23, 2021
The vaccine which was developed by Chulalongkorn University showed promising results in prior trials with mice and monkeys.
By Roy Chiang 01:53 am July 27, 2020
At the HIMSS APAC Malaysia Digital Health Summit session titled “Digital Health - From Innovation to Adoption” by guest speakers Wilson Choo (Chief Executive Officer of Sunway Medical Centre Velocity) and Dr Ng Xin Jun (Manager of Sunway Group Healthcare), both shed light on t

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