Monthly Archives: November 2007

Unified Communications in Healthcare

Unified Communications (UM): “A commonly used term for the integration of disparate communications systems, media, devices and applications. This potentially includes the integration of fixed and mobile voice, e-mail, instant messaging, desktop and advanced business applications, Internet Protocol (IP)-PBX, voice … Continue reading

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Academic Qualifications : 1 + 1 doesn’t add up to 2

As a member of the SCS (Singapore Computer Society), I get a copy of the society’s magazine (The IT Society) every month and the recent issue just arrived in my letter box. A quick peep at it had me ‘hooked’ with … Continue reading

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320 Slice CT

Toshiba America Medical (TMA) Systems has officially introduced their 320 Slice CT. Named the AquilionONE Dynamic Volume CT scanner, it is the commercial version of the company’s 256-slice beta project (which I’ve been hearing from the folks at TMA for about … Continue reading

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IT giants jumping onto the bandwagon

Alright, so this is not exactly the latest news but Symantec has recently started a Healthcare Division. This goes to show that the the big players in the ICT industry are seriously making their move into the world of Healthcare … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction to Medical Informatics (for Biomedical Engineers)

I was sorting out the files in my laptop and decided to upload a set of lecture slides for a presentation I gave at UniSim (a university in Singapore) some time back. The objective of the lecture was a quick but … Continue reading

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I survived 4 days without the Internet

Yup, thats right. During my 4 days of vacation, I managed to restraint myself from using the Internet (boy was it tough!) This goes to show that I’m not so addicted to the Internet (4 days in my opinon is … Continue reading

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Going on a short trip

Alright, in a few hours time, I’ll be heading to Malaysia for a short leisure trip of 4 days with no access to emails nor the Internet. I figured that I’ll either finally get that well deserved break or my … Continue reading

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Moving on to TeleRadiology

Adoption of TeleRadiology is a natural extension of a PACS implementation especially in large medical facilities where these institutes can expand the benefits and advantages of filmless imaging further. While such implementation has already gain acceptance in the US with … Continue reading

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Yahoo Finance, CNBC, Fox, Reuters, Forbes and RedOrbit

Dear Readers, Someone told me today that he saw a press release of my previous article in Yahoo Finance, I did a quick google and found that some of my work has also been mentioned in CNBC, Fox, Reuters, Forbes RedOrbit … Continue reading

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Healthcare Call-for-Collaboration

Singapore is a country where the government is known for adopting technology in all forms, Healthcare Informatics happens to be one of these areas. The Inforcomm Development Authority of Singapore is inviting our industry to participate in a Call-for-Collaboration (CFC) … Continue reading

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