it takes a team to heal the sick, especially the chronic sick, the aged, and the infirm. The “team” should include not just doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, but also family members, caregivers and social workers.
Conceived in 2014, Singapore’s National Health IT Masterplan is coming to fruition, with key projects such as the National Electronic Health Record (NEHR) system already in place.
The Singapore healthcare sector plans to procure an estimated S$300 million in ICT (infocomm technology) projects in fiscal 2017, independent of the government's intention to call S$2.4 billion in ICT tenders during the 2017 fiscal year.
A hospital in Singapore is now using robotics to bring down pharmacy waiting times while easing loads on pharmacists by automating 80% of medication dispensing.
Pilot scheme lets patient do prescribed drills at home, with data transmitted to therapist
A.I. is poised to become a game changer for the health care sector, but convincing doctors, clinicians, nurses, patients and other stakeholders to place their trust in self-thinking machines could be tricky.