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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

IT Management

Virtual Tools Save Billions in Primary Care

2015 29 Oct

A new report from Accenture suggests that use of virtual health technology can lead to annual savings of $10 billion in primary care costs, as well as allow treatment of more patients without the need to train more doctors. While technology has greatly improved productivity rates for many industries, healthcare has made no such strides in two decades,... Read more

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Telehealth Population Health Management Improvements

2015 02 Aug

Two recent studies carried out by HealthMine highlight the importance of wellness programmes and telemedicine in properly diagnosing and controlling illness. In a survey of 750 consumers enrolled in wellness programmes about being diagnosed and dealing with chronic illness, 28 percent reported they had a chronic illness — of which, 42 percent were... Read more