Thursday, 27 February 2020

Digital Health News

  • Tele-medicine consultations in India witness remarkable surge during 2014

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Close to 120,402 tele-consultations to rural communities in UP and Bihar, India, has been delivered by the World Health Partners (WHP), a non-profit organization which provides h...Read more

  • Is Singapore ready for a paradigm shift in healthcare management?

    Digital Health |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Aug, 2014

    As the health sector's centre of gravity shifts towards customers, savvy new market players are moving fast to capitalize on the change. These new entrants are poised to shake up the indust...Read more

  • Scientists develop an app to detect Parkinson's

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that can detect early signs of Parkinson's disease much before people experience tremors. The app picks up subtle changes in a per...Read more

  • Columbia Asia to invest $150 mn in India, SE Asia

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: US-based Columbia Pacific Management, provider of hospital systems, plans to invest USD150 million to expand its network to 34 hospitals and one clinic by 2018 in south east Asia...Read more

  • The promise of Digital Health

    Digital Health |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: One of the hottest topics on the horizon in the today's healthcare industry is Digital Health, but what does that term mean exactly? According to the Digital Health Institute, "D...Read more

  • Amidst rapid growth: Catching our breath

    Digital Health |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Aug, 2014

    Digital Health has gained legitimacy and achieved record growth over the past few years. Most industry pundits forecast this growth to continue for at least the next ten years. One recent...Read more

  • Apps and devices pave way to better healthcare'

    Digital Health |  Opinion | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 17 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Throughout the world, governments are grappling with the growing challenge of providing quality, affordable healthcare. Increasingly, they're turning to technology for the soluti...Read more

  • Philips, salesforce.com tie up to enhance telehealth

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: In a bid to bring better solutions to healthcare delivery platform, medical technology company, Royal Philips and salesforce.com have partnered to deliver an open, cloud-based he...Read more

  • Philips launches tablet sized ultrasound in Kenya

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Royal Philips has launched a mobile ultrasound system VISIQ, a tablet sized device, in Kenya for remote monitoring of expectant mothers. According to the Philips 'Fabric of Afri...Read more

  • Preventive healthcare is the necessity'

    Digital Health |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: Globally, pharma and healthcare expenditure is expected to rise sharply across this decade, from 6.12 trillion in 2010 to 10.83 trillion in 2020, marking an increase of approxima...Read more

  • GE unveils GE Health Cloud and Apps

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Dec, 2015

    The GE Health Cloud was unveiled at the 101st annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago. Designed exclusively for the healthcare industry, the new cloud ecosyst...Read more

  • New app Vida to predict medical future

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: Scientists are now contemplating on a unique intersection of Astrology and medical science to predict a person's health for the future. If reports are to be believed, big technol...Read more

  • Barcode solution for hospital care

    Digital Health |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Aug, 2014

    Driven by rising incomes and the prevalence of chronic diseases, hospital revenues in the Asia-Pacific region will climb to USD1.09 trillion by 2017 from USD377.9 billion last year, accordi...Read more

  • Apple, Facebook announce fertility perks

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: US tech giants Apple and Facebook has recently announced employee health plans, allowing their women staff to cryopreserve their eggs. The companies will cover up $20,000 in cost...Read more

  • Cadi launches infant tagging solution

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Thomson Medical Center (TMC) in Singapore has installed Cadi SmartSense Infant Safety Solution (Gen II), a radio frequency identification (RFID) technology for baby tagging solut...Read more

  • Customized logistic solutions'

    Digital Health |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2014

    We do see a strong trend towards movement of sensitive products, particularly the temperature sensitive products. This is driven by a few factors such as a strong growing trend of pharma bi...Read more

  • Uniting care inaugurates Australia's first digital hospital

    Digital Health |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Dec, 2014

    Singapore: Uniting healthcare recently inaugurated Australia's first digital hospital in Queensland. The $96 mn hospital is located at Hervey Bay and will computerize and integrate all its ...Read more

  • Malaysia can bet on medical tourism industry: Analyst

    Digital Health |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Compared to other countries in ASEAN, Malaysia has a higher-than-average availability of medical personnel and high quality facilities providing treatments across different range...Read more