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5G Smart Hospital launches in Thailand

17 December 2021 | News

This signifies a model for upgrading Thailand's public health industry in the future

image credit- prnewswire

image credit- prnewswire

Thailand Office of The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Siriraj Hospital, and Huawei Technologies (Thailand) have jointly launched the ‘Siriraj World Class 5G Smart Hospital.’

This project remarks the first and largest 5G smart hospital project in Thailand and the ASEAN region. It aims to bring more efficient and convenient experience to patients by introducing technologies such as 5G, cloud, and artificial intelligence

Siriraj Hospital and Huawei will establish a Joint Innovation Lab to incubate innovative 5G applications. Currently, the two parties have started piloting 5G portable medical boxes, 5G unmanned vehicle, 5G medical carts, and 5G smart hospital beds. It is expected that 30 5G medical applications will be incubated and promoted nationwide in 2022.

General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister, addressed the national policy on 5G technology and digital economy, stating, " We will use Siriraj 5G Smart Hospital as a pilot project with the aim of expanding to other hospitals in the future. We hope the project will act as a blueprint for all Smart Hospitals in Thailand going forward."

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