Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ramblings: The global ebola scare

The current threat of an ebola pandemic occurring on our shores has raised several concerns. While there are discussions pertaining to the economy, health and healthcare infrastructure and the safeguards in place, the main issue concerning the general public is the lack of … Continue reading

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Next Speaking Slot: PatientCare Asia 2014

My next speaking slot is actually for the ISS Seminar titled “How Analytics is Transforming Healthcare” due next Friday, on the 31 Oct 2014 (one can access the registration page here) but for this blog post, I am going to share with you … Continue reading

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Scientists, Mind Your Ethos

This is an interesting piece by Dr. Rebecca Tan (an editor of Asian Scientist) that I thought would be a good read to share with you folks. What on earth is ethos and why is it important for scientists? Two papers inPNAS shed some … Continue reading

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Video: NYP-HIMSS Centre of Excellence (Healthcare IT)

The folks at HIMSS Asia Pacific recently made a video on the NYP-HIMSS Centre of Excellence (Healthcare IT) and I thought I’ll share it with you folks. Enjoy 🙂

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Apple’s HealthKit is (finally) here

Exciting times ahead! Apple’s HealthKit is (finally) here! (well, according mHealthNews). While I’m not going to repeat the entire article here, there is one particular paragraph by MedWhat CEO Arturo Devesa that I think is worth highlighting; “What the iPod did … Continue reading

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Facebook plots first steps into healthcare

According to this article from Reuters, Facebook is joining the healthcare bandwagon, what are your thoughts?

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Next Speaking Slot: ISS Seminar – How Analytics is Transforming Healthcare

Healthcare is being transformed through better use of data and analytics. Analytics is the new buzzword in the healthcare industry. The use of analytics can help healthcare providers and payers better predict who is at risk of specific disease conditions … Continue reading

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