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New Zealand launches health advice mobile app

Residents of New Zealand can now access health advice for free with the new Healthline Symptom Checker mobile app.

Sri Lanka rolls out more rural telecentres under ICT strategy

Twenty one new rural telecentres have been opened in the ...

Seamless patient services at two new hospitals in Singapore

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital in ...

9 July 2013 | News

Thai Hospital adopts m-Health solution

Vibhavadi Hospital in Bangkok is adopting a mobile health solution to deliver reminders about appointments to all patients on their cell phones.

18 June 2013 | News

THAILAND INTRODUCES SOFTWARE TO REVEAL AIR POLLUTION

National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand last week introduced new software to reveal air pollution levels in Bangkok from car exhaust pipes as well as assess the risk level of residents to carcinogenic fumes.

17 June 2013 | News

THE PHILIPPINES TO USE BLUE GENE SUPERCOMPUTER FOR WEATHER FORECASTING

By the end of 2013, the Philippines will be the first country in South East Asia to acquire an IBM Blue Gene Supercomputer to improve its weather forecasting system and genomics research.

13 June 2013 | News

SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY DEVELOPS SOCIAL MEDIA-BASED DENGUE PREDICTION SYSTEM

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have developed a social media-based system called “Mo-Buzz” that can predict in advance where and when dengue might occur.

12 June 2013 | News

US HOSPITAL EMBRACES BIG DATA ANALYTICS TOOL

Seattle Children’s Hospital has deployed big data technology to improve treatment of its young patients, providing quicker and more effective care and diagnosis.

4 June 2013 | News

AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES EHEALTH RECORD APP FOR CHILDREN

The Department of Health and Ageing launched the country’s first smart phone app which allows parents to view information in and add information to the new health, growth and development part of their child’s Personally Controlled eHealth Record.

4 June 2013 | News

DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTHCARE APP

Kathryn Ng, Director of Marcom & Partnership Development at SingHealth, reveals the thought process behind the ‘Health Buddy’ app that provides extensive clinical information, articles, health tips, and contact details of practitioners.

21 May 2013 | News

Thailand develops mobile app to collect health data

Chiang Mai University (CMU) and Saraphi Hospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand have developed a mobile app aimed to survey, collect and digitise health data of Saraphi’s district residents.

21 May 2013 | News

THAILAND DEVELOPS MOBILE APP TO COLLECT HEALTH DATA

Chiang Mai University (CMU) and Saraphi Hospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand have developed a mobile app aimed to survey, collect and digitise health data of Saraphi’s district residents.

15 May 2013 | News

End-of-life wishes to be on EHR in Australia

The Australian government is pushing forward the plan to allow citizens to record their end-of-life wishes on the personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system, and ensuring them to have control over their end-of-life care, said Australian Minister for Health Tanya Joan Plibersek.

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