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.
Hospitals, polyclinics turn to remote services to better track their conditions, reduce visits
Resulting improvements translate to shorter stays, lower readmission rates and lower costs
Pioneer Polyclinic is the first of its kind in Singapore to automate its pharmacy registration process; part of its drive to boost efficiency through harnessing technology.
Council reviews progress under 5-year plan; diabetes research, AI work also under way
Participation in electronic records system could become a licensing requirement