2. Beyond Hospital to Community
Enabling the transformation of care through care integration across providers, moving care beyond the hospital, to the community.
With the rising ageing population presenting an increasing strain on our hospital resources, there is a need to transform our healthcare delivery system from one that is built around the hospital, to one that is directed at meeting the needs of Singaporeans. What are the ways in which we can make it easier for patients to access appropriate care, help them recover faster, and enhance health outcomes while keeping costs affordable and sustainable?
To design or develop interventions that can enable Singaporeans to receive appropriate care in the community and be closer to home, so that they can stay well, recover faster and avoid frequent hospital admissions.