Monthly Archives: February 2013

HL7 Singapore – Workshop on National IT / International Data Exchange

Dear all, HL7 Singapore is pleased to announce an upcoming workshop on National IT / International Data Exchange. When: 15 Apr 2013 Where: MOHH, 1 Maritime Square, Level 11, HarbourFront Centre Singapore 099253 (Lobby C) Agenda 2:00pm – Registration 2:30pm – … Continue reading

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Inaugural CDISC Asia-Pacific Interchange

I attended day 1 of the CDISC Asia-Pacific Interchange yesterday (thanks to Bron Kisler for inviting me) and I thought I will share my experience here. While I am not as deeply involved with CDISC (in comparison to HL7, DICOM or IHE), I did … Continue reading

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Rethinking health IT standards

Seems to be that there are others out there sharing the same sentiments. Consumers have come to expect the conveniences that come with digital transactions. From checking clothing prices at multiple stores to keeping your bank account in your hand, the … Continue reading

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Hidden system makes it easier for elderly people to live at home

Some interesting updates from Germany on Assistive Technology care for elderly. This solution is named ‘Wonderwalls“. Most senior citizens would prefer to live in their own homes for as long as possible. But memory loss and restricted mobility can lead … Continue reading

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IBM Designs Gel To Blow Up Hospital Superbugs

All I can say is ‘wicked’ in a good way! (And the research is done in collaboration with he Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore). IBM has applied computing technology to the medical field to create a gel that could obliterate … Continue reading

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Can computers save health care? IU research shows lower costs, better outcomes

Recent research from Indiana University indicates that machine learning can drastically improve both the cost and quality of health care in the United States. New research from Indiana University has found that machine learning — the same computer science discipline … Continue reading

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Ramblings: I have one of the top 1% most viewed LinkedIn Profiles for 2012

Today is the third  day of the lunar new year and I received a rather  interesting email from ‘Deep Nishar, Senior Vice President, Products & User Experience’ of LinkedIn, informing me that; Dr. Adam, congratulations! You have one of the top 1% most … Continue reading

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