IT Management

Big Data in Breakthrough Cancer Detection Tool

2020 16 Jan

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have used big data analytics to devise a personalised tool for prediction of cancer, patient survivability and patient response to immunotherap   You might also like: AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors   This specially-designed 'scorecard' has been designed to be used... Read more

ICU Management


2020 15 Jan

For a full listing of events visit   JANUARY 27-30              Arab Health 2020                         Dubai, UAE            &nb Read more

IMAGING Management

Our Top 10 Imaging Stories from 2019

2019 27 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our ten most viewed Imaging stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Multisociety AI Radiology Ethics Framework Announced With AI moving into radiology at lightning speed, international imaging and informatics societies have worked together to produce a paper on ethics guidance.... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDICA+COMPAMED 2019: New Products, New Solutions, New Ideas

2019 28 Nov

Providers worldwide are adapting to the increasing challenges in markets of medical technology and medical products by introducing innovations for modern and cost-efficient medical care. This trend was reflected at MEDICA, the world’s largest medical trade fair, and COMPAMED, the leading trade fair for the medical technology manufacturing supplier... Read more

IT Management

Singapore AI Strategy: Focus on Chronic Disease Prevention

2019 19 Nov

Technology has played a big role in making Singapore's healthcare system one of the most efficient in the world. However, a fast-ageing population, as well as the growing burden of chronic diseases and rising cost of healthcare, can weigh heavily on even the most effective healthcare systems.     It came as no surprise therefore that the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Singapore: Transformative Shifts in Healthcare Management

2019 02 Oct

Summary: In a world of changing healthcare ideals, all that is required is a change in our mindset. Transformation is accelerating in healthcare, and this is particularly true with regards to healthcare in Singapore. It has been ranked the longest for life expectancy at birth (Global Burden of Disease Study 2017) as well as second for healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Innovative Healthcare Strategies

2019 02 Oct

Summary: The 28th Congress of the European Association for Hospital Managers took place on 11 - 14 September 2019, where themes combined innovation and healthcare strategies, focusing on what this means for hospital management. Speaking during the Official Inauguration, Pedro Facon gave insights into what he thinks innovative healthcare means to... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI Radiological Image Analysis Pilot in Luxembourg

2019 28 Sep

Luxembourg hospital group Hôpitaux Robert Schumain (HRS) and Hanalytics Sàrl, the Luxembourg subsidiary of Singapore based Tech firm Hanalytics, have joined forces to trial a radiological image analysis solution powered by AI system BioMind®.   The two bodies recently signed a memorandum of understanding at the ‘Bringing Innovation... Read more

Executive Health Management

Innovation Speech and Top Tweets at EAHM 2019, Ghent!

2019 22 Sep

The 28th Congress of the European Association for Hospital Managers took place on 11 - 14 September 2019. The congress addressed 6 themes which were Big Data & Digital Health ; Finance & Health Economics; Smart Buildings & Logistics; Health Management , Governance & Ethics; Innovation & Technology ; and Healing Architecture supported... Read more

Executive Health Management

#EAHM2019: SMART HEALTH of the Future

2019 13 Sep

Singapore’s healthcare system is faced with multiple challenges including an ageing population and a shortage of healthcare specialists.   The current model of care in a hospital, where one patient is looked after by a number of specialists, is no longer practical or sustainable. The demand for care in the community is becoming more of a necessity.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cardiology and mHealth – Rethink About Monitoring

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Overview about the value of mHealth in cardiology exemplified by some promising tools that for sure will change the way cardiology is practiced, especially in the management of rhythm disturbances like atrial fibrillation.   Where Are We Now?   Nowadays, there is a lot of hype about the role of wearables and mobile health (mHealth)... Read more

Executive Health Management

Innovation and a Unique Experience at EAHM 2019

2019 26 Aug

The 28th congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) will take place in Ghent in Belgium from September 11–14. Danny Havenith, congress chairman spoke to and shared the unique experience that will be offered to participants at the EAHM Congress 2019.   The congress theme of Innovative Healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Finalists of the 2019 IHF Awards Unveiled

2019 14 Aug

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) announces the finalists of the 2019 IHF/Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award and Excellence Awards in Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership and Management in Healthcare, and Quality & Safety and Patient-centered Care.   Following an extensive review by the panel of judges composed of health leaders from... Read more

IT Management

Authorities Eye Indonesian Healthcare Blockchain Pilot

2019 24 Jul

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens . Batam, located a short boat ride from Singapore, is working with a group of tech partners on a Public Healthcare Blockchain (PHB) , leveraging world-class data analytics tools at a secure data centre. You might also like: Nearly... Read more

IT Management

Indonesian Island Sets Up Innovative PHB

2019 30 May

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens .   Batam, located a short boat ride from Singapore, is working with a group of tech partners on a Public Healthcare Blockchain (PHB) , leveraging world-class data analytics tools at a secure data centre.   You might... Read more

Executive Health Management

World-class healthcare communications practices

2019 22 May

The two-day forum presents its 2019 themes   Lions Health focuses on the creation, conception and execution of awe-inspiring life-changing creativity that has a verifiable impact on healthcare outcomes. It takes place during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on the 17-18 June 2019, in Cannes, France.   Seminars, round-table... Read more

IT Management

AWS Blockchain now available across multiple sectors

2019 01 May

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain , a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scaleable Blockchain networks.   The service is ideal for sectors that want to allow multiple parties to execute transactions while maintaining a cryptographically verifiable... Read more

IT Management

How tech streamlines leading healthcare system

2019 30 Apr

Singapore is known to have one of the best healthcare systems in the world. This is evident in its infant mortality rate — which is among the lowest globally — and increased life expectancy, among other outcomes. What's remarkable is that this wealthy city-state spends significantly less of its economy (total GDP) on healthcare than other developed... Read more

IT Management

TriNetX acquires Belgium-based Custodix

2019 05 Apr

TriNetX has just acquired Custodix, a Belgian-based provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions. TriNetX is a global health research network that has revolutionised clinical research. Custodix is a provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance with European and US... Read more

Cardiology Management

DASH diet reduces risk of stroke and CVD mortality

2019 05 Mar

A longitudinal study in ethnic Chinese adults found that adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) dietary pattern was associated with lower risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease mortality. Furthermore, this inverse association did not appear to be substantially mediated by intakes of sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medlab Asia Pacific 2019: Bringing intelligence and innovation together

2019 04 Mar

The next edition of MEDLAB Asia Pacific and Asia Health is all set to take place from March 26 to 28. The event, which will be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, is one of Southeast Asia’s premier international laboratory and healthcare exhibitions. The 2019 edition will host 14 inter-disciplinary scientific conferences,... Read more

ICU Management

Upcoming Events

2019 24 Jan

JANUARY   7-11 Blood Diseases in the ICU: Advanced Training Paris, France   13-18 9th Annual Winter Symposium in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia and Emergency Medicine Vail, USA   30-31 CRITICARE 2019: 25th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine Mumbai, India      FEBRUARY    1-3 Milan Critical Care Datathon... Read more

IMAGING Management

NUS invention may lead to safer, cheaper x-ray imaging

2018 31 Oct

Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed novel lead halide perovskite nanocrystals that are highly sensitive to x-ray irradiation. When used as a scintillator material in x-ray imaging, these nanocrystals can reduce the required radiation dose to deliver higher resolution imaging. A crucial part of x-ray imaging... Read more

IMAGING Management

Samsung unveils a new ultrasound system ‘HERA W10’ powered by beamforming technology at ISUOG 2018

2018 21 Oct

New image reconstruction architecture designed to support easier diagnosis to enhance  workflow and user experience with innovative features and ergonomics   Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, is showcasing its new generation of premium ultrasound system HERA W10 and prototype... Read more

ICU Management

High-risk ECMO - heroic rescue or futile care?

2018 26 Sep

Over the past decade, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has become mainstream therapy in adult intensive care. Although the list of contraindications to ECMO has shrunk considerably, a few of these remain absolute, notes Dr. Graeme MacLaren in an editorial article published in the journal Critical Care.  "There are a number of circumstances... Read more

Executive Health Management

The healing power of digital art in hospital environments

2018 22 Sep

How digital art creates a healing space that benefits both patients and staff. At Paris Healthcare Week, Digital Artist Krista Kim showed healthcare how art, sound and meditation can contribute to healing in her new installation. Our society is experiencing digital overload; we have become addicted to our digital devices. Capturing... Read more

ICU Management

Upcoming events/ courses/ congresses

2018 01 Jun

JUNE 4-8 NeuroIntensive Care: Update 2018 Como, Italy 8-11 41st Annual Conference on Shock Coronado, USA 9-13 9th World Congress of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies Singapore 10-12 The Future of Critical Care - Brainstorming... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Business International 2018: The new global healthcare landscape

2018 23 May

The new global healthcare landscape   HBI 2018 focused on problems around building capacity, reaching out to new customers and deploying new solutions around digital health and artificial intelligence.   Healthcare Business International’s annual conference is the only CEO-level event focused on private healthcare services, bringing together... Read more

Executive Health Management

IHF World Hospital Congress keynote speakers announced

2018 02 May

  The first keynote speakers for the 42nd World Hospital Congress have been announced! The World Hospital Congress will be held on 10-12 October in Brisbane, Australia and health sector leaders and patients will be examining the question “How can healthcare evolve to meet 21st century demands?”    Each day will look at this question from a... Read more

Executive Health Management

Asia Pacific healthcare market on trajectory for strong growth

2018 23 Mar

MEDLAB Asia Pacific Exhibition & Congress - Asia’s largest annual meeting for the IVD and medical laboratory industry – will be returning to the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore on 2 – 4 April 2018 for its 5th edition. Co-located with Asia Health, which launched in 2017, MEDLAB Asia Pacific will bring together more than... Read more