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Why Healthcare Security Is Critical

Throughout the pandemic, a wave of ransomware attacks disrupted operations in healthcare organisations around the world.

Why Healthcare Security Is Critical

Throughout the pandemic, a wave of ransomware attacks disrupted operations in healthcare organisations around the world.

The contract doctor conundrum: is there a long-term solution?

In 2016, the Malaysian government introduced a contract scheme of employment in its effort to rationalise the employment of doctors within the public sector.

Can intelligent automation reduce errors in the healthcare sector?

By automating processes and streamlining clinical pathways, intelligent automation can empower the healthcare industry to provide better patient care.

Nextgen PPPs for Connected Healthcare in the Asia-Pacific

The adoption of “value” schemes to increase access to medical technologies.

COVID-19 is spurring a digital health revolution - can private hospitals keep up?

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing hospitals and healthcare systems across the globe like never before.

Better healthcare decisions depend on better data collection

The huge advances seen in healthcare over the past 50 years are among the greatest achievements of modern science.

Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Does a one-size-fit-all model work?

As the second-most commonly reported Healthcare Acquired Infection (HAI), surgical site infections (SSIs) are a significant cause of negative outcomes, with the incidence in low- and middle-income countries reported at more than 10%.

Restoring care in Singapore's healthcare – with AI

Just last week, researchers in Singapore achieved a milestone in healthcare: they created the world’s largest genetic databank of Asian populations.

The chatbot will see you now – virtual HCP engagement in the Asia Pacific

There is little doubt that the Asia Pacific region represents a key growth ambition for the majority of Life Sciences companies.

Cell therapy in the Asia Pacific — solution to the cancer challenge?

Over the next decade, an estimated $2t investment into Universal Health Coverage (UHC) schemes is expected to land in Asia.

Talent War vs Talent Sharing: The Future of Life Sciences Teams in the Asia Pacific

Many speak of the “war” for talent arising across the globe, including in the Asia Pacific and as it pertains to the Life Sciences industry.

Singapore Budget 2019 – Making healthcare more affordable and accessible

Singapore remains a leader in making healthcare more accessible for its growing pioneer generation.

Protected data sharing and Life Sciences in the Asia Pacific: From treatment to prevention

In the last decade, “big data” and “data & analytics” dominated the life sciences sector, and with increasing digitisation and liberation of data, the sharing of medical information will take center stage going forward.

Consumerisation of genetic testing: Perspectives from Asia

Rapid technological advancement in recent years has placed affordable genetic testing in the hands of consumers and the global direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTC-GT) market is forecast to be worth over US$1bn by 2020.

Unlocking health and care value: Diagnostics Industry in the Asia-Pacific

Diagnostics play a vital role in spotting health problems and informing medical interventions.

Universal healthcare adoption in Asia: Are Life Sciences companies late to the game?

The United Nations (UN) has set a goal to achieve “Health for All” by 2030 and while 193 countries have signed up to it, more than one billion people still lack access to basic healthcare.