Construction and Management

Download Presentation: Engaging Effective Strategies for Successful Day to Day Planning of Healthcare Operations

Download Presentation: Engaging Effective Strategies for Successful Day to Day Planning of Healthcare Operations

Ms Chan Choo Lin, Director of Operations of John Hopkins Singapore International Medical Centre, delivered a presentation titled “Engaging Effective Strategies for Successful Day to Day Planning of Healthcare Operations” at Healthcare World Asia 2013. Click here to download this presentation today!   The integration of effective strategies is the key to achieving successful and […]

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Download: Interview with Director of Operations at Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Download: Interview with Director of Operations at Tan Tock Seng Hospital

  Click here to download the interview In the run up to the Healthcare World Asia conference we have been interviewing some of our speakers. This interview is with Joe Hau, Director, Operations, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. The questions we asked him include: Please tell me about the role you play in the overall operations […]

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Download: Interview with Chief Information Officer, Continental Hospitals, India

Download: Interview with Chief Information Officer, Continental Hospitals, India

  Click here to download this interview   In the run up to the Healthcare World Asia conference we have been interviewing some of our speakers. This interview is with Inderjith Davalur, Chief Information Officer, Continental Hospitals, India. The questions we asked him include: What does your role as Chief Information Officer at Continental Hospital […]

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Supply Chain Management

Economic and Environmental Sustainability to Deliver Operational and Planning Efficiency

Economic and Environmental Sustainability to Deliver Operational and Planning Efficiency

Written by on September 10, 2013 in Hospital supply chain management, Reports with 0 Comments

Operational and planning efficiency is the relationship between a hospital or health service input relative to its output. In Australia, output is measured through Activity Based Funded “products” under the casemix system while input is measured through labour-workforce, consumables and capital for assets. What actually drives efficiency? They are mainly: labour, productivity, consumables, efficiency and […]

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Implementing an efficient procurement process at Prince Court Medical Centre

Implementing an efficient procurement process at Prince Court Medical Centre

Written by on September 3, 2013 in Hospital supply chain management, Reports with 0 Comments

Prince Court Medical Centre (PCMC) is a Specialist Hospital located in Kuala Lumpur which has excellent access to hotels, shopping malls and tourist attractions. The hospital is equipped with state of the art medical technology to assist professionals in providing best care to its patients. It also provides medical procedures which differentiate it from other […]

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Inventory tracking with RFID tag technology adopted by hospitals

Inventory tracking with RFID tag technology adopted by hospitals

Hospital inventory tracking was a hot investment in July, proven by KitCheck’s ability to raise $10.4 million in a series A round.  The KitCheck system uses radio waves to track hospital medication kits and make sure they are up to date. Drugs in the hospital kits – such as those for cardiac arrest or anaesthesia […]

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Private Healthcare

Patients flooding to Asia for cosmetic treatments

Patients flooding to Asia for cosmetic treatments

Written by on April 2, 2014 in featured-on-app, Medical tourism, Private Healthcare with 0 Comments

Patients are flooding into Asia for cheaper cosmetic surgery. Over the past few years Asia has established itself as the go to destination for quality, affordable healthcare. With countries such as Singapore, Asia, Thailand and South Korea being particularly popular. With all this patient growth in the medical tourism industry more and more big players […]

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India’s Largest Healthcare Project Launched

India’s Largest Healthcare Project Launched

Written by on March 21, 2014 in Private Healthcare with 0 Comments

Are Government hospital treatments given at affordable rates that all needy Indian citizens can benefit and are satisfied with? Aundh District Hospital has linked up with a  government hospital in a Public-private partnership (PPP) initiative in a bid to provide in-house diagnostic facilities to all Indian citizens at Government fixed affordable rates.  This diagnostic center […]

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Establishing a viable PPP model in Asia: What would work in Asia

Establishing a viable PPP model in Asia: What would work in Asia

There are several issues pertaining to health financing such as reducing out-of-pocket expenditure, increasing the accountability of healthcare providers and risk pooling & risk sharing. Hospitals usually adopt these various options for financing such as public investment, private investment and public private investment. “Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) are collaborative efforts, between private and public sectors, with […]

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Smart Healthcare

Desktop virtualization to boost Singapore healthcare staff’s productivity, mobility

Desktop virtualization to boost Singapore healthcare staff’s productivity, mobility

Written by on April 1, 2014 in Smart healthcare with 0 Comments

Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS), part of Singapore Health Ministry’s Information Technology (IT) arm has developed a new software technology known as desktop virtualization. This new software technology aims to enhance healthcare staff’s productivity and mobility. This new software technology works by storing applications and data in a central database rather than in the staff’s […]

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How hospitals can make big data pay big

How hospitals can make big data pay big

Written by on March 27, 2014 in Smart healthcare with 0 Comments

Data now stream from our daily lives: from phones, computers, television and even credit cards. The advancement in big data technology has shown to be very helpful to hospital executives who are facing numerous challenges constantly particularly in tackling cost challenges. Big data software applications can be the single most effective solution to addressing the […]

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Dell launches cloud-based solution for healthcare sector

Dell launches cloud-based solution for healthcare sector

Written by on March 25, 2014 in Smart healthcare with 0 Comments

Backed by the demand of delivering higher quality medical services for less money.Cloud computing technologies are on the rise in the healthcare industry. Although their adoption is held back by regulatory initiatives and security concerns, the cloud computing market in healthcare is still expected to continue it’s steady growth. Dell Services has also launched a […]

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Download Presentation: Virtual Care Technology at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

Download Presentation: Virtual Care Technology at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics

Written by on March 18, 2014 in Reports, Smart healthcare with 0 Comments

At the last Healthcare World Asia 2013, Pravene A.Nath of Stanford University School of Medicine gave the following presentation entitled: Virtual Care Technology at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics.   Click here to download this presentation today!   In this presentation, Stanford reiterated it’s stance on being a pioneer and leader in using technology to deliver […]

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Constructing a new model of hospital management rely on digital information platform

Constructing a new model of hospital management rely on digital information platform

Written by on August 27, 2013 in Reports, Smart healthcare with 0 Comments

Chang’An Hospital is a Sino-American joint hospital which is founded in 2002 and located in Xi’an city. It started with no Information Section of the hospital whereby information equipments were obsolete. It underwent rapid implementation and set up the information platform within 6 months. After which, it was the first hospital to be recognized by […]

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Successful collaboration of providers, payers and patients through mobile technology

Successful collaboration of providers, payers and patients through mobile technology

Written by on August 20, 2013 in Reports, Smart healthcare with 0 Comments

Rising costs, fast-changing regulatory environment, consumerization, aging population and rising demand for quality healthcare – these are the various challenges that have been identified in the healthcare market. As such, people have come up with innovation in care delivery such as the mHealth, or also known as the mobile health. mHealth is available anywhere and […]

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Healthcare Information Security, Information will be priorities

Technology is set to continue to play a vital role in the growth and delivery of healthcare in 2014. Electronic Health Records (EHR) will remain a key focus to enable exchanges of patient-relevant information. With such health information at risk, much has been done in the recent years to ensure that this technology remains safe, […]

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3 ways to boost patient engagement

3 ways to boost patient engagement

Written by on March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

In recent years, patient engagement has been making much progress in health care, particularly how health IT is enabling patients to be more involved in their care while providers seek to encourage them to take an active role. Yet patient engagement is still a slippery slope in today’s healthcare space. Besides total reliance on technology, […]

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Why disruption in Health IT is like a Tiramisu Cake

Health IT is the electronic storage of records, electronic billing, electronic ordering of tests and procedures, and even a shared, interoperable network to allow providers to communicate with one another.   It has become one of the most important tool in improving the quality and effectiveness of health care, helping to prevent medical errors, reduce medical […]

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