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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

Sensors in Everyday Objects for Dementia Care

2019 26 Aug

Summary: The past, present & future of dementia care using sensors in everyday life objects through four use cases from research labs to large-scale pilots & adoption by pharmaceutical companies.   Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is the main cause of dementia, a syndrome defined by loss of cognitive... Read more

Health Management

Machine learning detecting early brain tumour presence

2018 25 Jan

M a c hi ne l ea r n i n g a l g o r i t h m s i n br a i n t u mo u r i d e n t i f i c a t i o n.   H o w machine learning is being utilised to cha r ac t erise agg r essive gliomas in a scalabl e analysis... Read more

IT Management

Flexible Nanosensors Adhere to Skin To Measure Vital Signs

2015 26 Feb

Flexible nanosensors which can adhere to biological surfaces such as human skin will improve the use of wearable devices that measure breath, heart pressure and temperature. The low-cost technology developed by researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) Institute of Optoelectronics Systems and Microtechnology (ISOM) uses standard polycarbonate... Read more

IT Management

Smart Bracelets Monitor Elderly Who Live Alone

2015 12 Feb

Wearable devices are not only for tech-savvy young adults. A new smart bracelet can remotely monitor the health of elderly adults in real-time, and can alert health professionals in case of an emergency such as a fall or heart attack. The bracelet was designed by Francisco Lopez-Lira Fennel, the founder of Cualli Software, which hopes to market the... Read more