Healthcare

Defeating epidemic diseases with big data
Data-rich private sector players like mobile operators and research institutions can work together to harness big data in the pursuit of large-scale positive societal impact, writes Mai Oldgard of the Telenor Group.
Telstra Health announces hospital contract wins in Malaysia, Thailand
Telstra Health, a division of Australian telecommunication and technology company Telstra Corp, has announced several contract wins and implementations of hospital electronic medical record systems in Malaysia and Thailand.
Joel Neoh's KFit aims to make keeping fit fun, and social
Keeping fit is what has got Joel Neoh excited enough to base his new startup KFit on it. Not only is the market size large, he also sees a greater purpose – to help raise fitness and by association, health levels across Asia Pacific. And for starters, he believes he has possibly raised the largest pre-seed funding round in Asia.
Tech Vision: Innovating to zero diabetes
Frost & Sullivan through its Tech Vision analysis identifies 50 disruptive technologies to help companies make sense of these technologies for their business. This column looks at how these emerging technologies can be used to combat that silent killer, diabetes.
Med tech companies form Asia Pacific association
Several companies in the medical technology industry have formed the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed), focused on advancing patient care.
Four top trends in healthcare data analysis
Hospitals need to properly understand and interpret their data in order to make effective decisions that can improve quality of care and best manage resources, writes JY Pook of Tableau.
Singapore-based Reka Health’s solutions deployed in the UK
British electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation service Broomwell-Healthwatch Ltd has deployed Singapore-based Reka Health Pte Ltd cardiac monitors and cloud-based solutions.
APAC cities to kickstart pervasive IoT adoption in 2015: IDC
IDC Government Insights predicts that several regional authorities will develop new sourcing models for transformational ICT such as ‘third platform technologies’ (cloud, big data, mobility and social business); smart city programmes; and for connected smart machines and intelligent sensors leading to the eventual construct of Internet of Things (IoT) landscapes.
Ooredoo Myanmar maternity app MayMay wins Stevie award
Ooredoo said it was awarded a Bronze Stevie Award at the Women in Business Awards recently in New York for its mobile maternal healthcare app ‘MayMay.’
Mobility is more than a game-changer
Mark Micallef of Citrix Asean discusses the evolution of work in Asia over recent years, and how work will work in 2030.
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