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Singapore: Big data making a great difference in healthcare

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28-Feb-15 The use of big data to derive insights for better decision-making is slowly changing healthcare in Singapore. With more available data, software and expertise, hospitals have been able to take on increasingly complex problems, analysing workloads, categorising patients by medical history and their outcomes, and identifying the best groups to target for various programmes. [image: Today]

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Samsung launches R&D center in Turkey

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26-Feb-15 South Korean electronics giant Samsung has set up an R&D center in Turkey in cooperation with local tech firm Semper-Tech. The facility will conduct R&D on next-generation wireless technologies with a particular focus on healthcare and educational software. [image: Samsung]

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Singapore: Leveraging technology for dementia patients in Singapore

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23-Feb-15 A new nursing home in Singapore, Jade Circle, will leverage technology to provide 'person-centred' care. For instance, a multi-function wristband will enable residents to explore the facility, call for help, place meal orders and make appointments. Jade Circle will also deploy other new technologies including smart beds, assistive devices, mobile technologies and interactive applications. [image: Today]

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Telstra's investment in e-health tops AUD100 mn

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12-Feb-15 Telco giant Telstra's investments through its healthcare division have gone well beyond the $100 million mark. This includes acquisitions and joint ventures to provide technology solutions in telemedicine, aged and residential care, hospital, radiology and pathology and will help Telstra deliver a more integrated health system. Telstra Health has plans to buy more assets in the coming year. [image: B Busco_Getty Images]

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Vietnam’s top ten healthcare events in 2014

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06-Feb-15 The top 10 health events announced by Vietnam's Ministry of Health includes establishing a healthcare hotline, amending the health insurance law, the application of modern technology in hospitals and improving the hospital overload situation. [image: Nhan Dan Online / VNA]

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