Healthcare

VPOTUS Harris inaugurates CDC Southeast Asia office

Furthermore, Washington's vaccine donations are now at six million.

VPOTUS Harris inaugurates CDC Southeast Asia office

Furthermore, Washington's vaccine donations are now at six million.

Vietnam hospitals at the early stages of going digital

Meanwhile, 100% of public hospitals have installed hospital information systems as of July 2019.

Medlinker sets up academic committee on AIDS internet diagnosis, treatment

It will guide the better application of Internet medical care in the prevention and control of AIDS.

Bumrungrad Int’l Hospital eyes providing ‘world-class holistic healthcare’

CEO Artirat Charukitpipat shares the plans and achievements the hospital has achieved under her leadership. 

Hospital bed usage in Selangor down 50% due to vaccinations

Operation Surge Capacity helped reduce the usage from 130% to 80%.

Changi General Hospital deploys 50 staff robots

Robotics are innovating the Singaporean healthcare industry through precision and power.

Indonesia probes alleged data leak in COVID-19 test, tracing app

VpnMentor said data of around 1.3 million users have been exposed.

Thomson Medical Group posts $16.9m profit in H1 2021

This is following a net loss of $98m in the same period last year.

Chart of the Day: SG healthcare spending to reach $45.9b in 2030

Fitch Solutions expects the government to ramp up its healthcare expenditure in the coming years.

Temasek Foundation, CHI to provide up to S$1.2m project fund for Healthcare Innomatch Winners

The three winning start-ups and SMEs presented innovative healthcare solutions. 

DKSH tapped as distributor of Medigen’s COVID-19 vaccines

Its cold chain solutions services include storage, distribution, and delivery.

SciClone profit up 4.3% to RMB622.7m in H1 2021

Its revenue rose 14.7% to RMB1.3b in the same period. 

Pharmaceutical sales in China to reach CNY1.8t by 2030: Fitch

It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% over a ten-year forecast period. 

Healthway Medical opens screening centre, dental clinic in Orchard Road

The screening centre is located at the Centrepoint, whilst the dental clinic is at the Pacific Plaza. 

Slowing economy to affect Japan’s pharmaceuticals spending: Fitch

It also said that the annual medicine price review will affect medicine’s market growth trajectory. 

Why Healthcare Security Is Critical

Throughout the pandemic, a wave of ransomware attacks disrupted operations in healthcare organisations around the world. Cyber threat actors have been capitalising on the uncertainty and disruption caused by COVID-19 to conduct malicious cyber activities. In recent months, cyber threat actors have also been attracted by the valuable research data and intellectual property relating to vaccines, treatments and testing of COVID-19 developed and held by healthcare organisations. As frontline workers fought to keep patients alive, many documented records by hand and struggled to deliver effective care in the absence of electronic patient health information (ePHI) and lifesaving, internet-connected medical equipment.

Singapore climbs to 7th place in UNAIDS’ COVID-19 Innovation rankings

The city-state ranked first in the Asia Pacific region when it comes to innovative responses to the pandemic.