At a virtual conference ‘HealthTech X’, Second Minister for Health Masagos Zulkifli said that new technologies and digital capabilities will help Singapore with the new needs of the COVID-19 pandemic, including contact tracing, testing of cases and more.
In his speech at virtual conference HealthTech X yesterday, Second Minister for Health Masagos Zulkifli highlighted the importance of medical technology and cited GPConnect as a network system for GP clinics...
Data sharing was mentioned as a critical component of building a future-proof healthcare system, while digital solutions can bring about new efficiencies to providing care. These were some of the perspectives shared at HealthTech X event organised by IHiS
Frontier Healthcare Group CEO Tham Tat Yean said that GPs need support and guidance in their digitalisation journey, as many of them have underdeveloped IT systems, relying on printer letters or faxes when referring a patient to a specialist.
IHiS Assistant Lead Engineer, Christine Tan discussed her work in protecting Singapore’s patient data, the challenges she hopes to tackle in the next year, and advice for women who wish to start a career in cybersecurity.
The Straits Times published two articles online and in print on the interview with Woodlands’ Health about the set up of the first Community Treatment Facility. IHiS was acknowledged for the provision of health technology including the telehealth system.