Singapore is leading in Southeast Asia for digital healthcare. In addition to the strong internet connection and high smartphone penetration that allow Singaporeans to be early adopters of technology, the country's success is also due to the government's active promotion and adoption of innovation in healthcare - including putting data security regulations into place. Three interesting examples of transforming technology in Singapore's health sector are as follows. The Health Cloud (H-Cloud) is a project of Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) with Schneider Electric to provide a single platform to store and consolidate all patient electronic medical records (EMRs). Clinicians can... more »
This January, AbilityNet, a UK-based company that helps disabled people to use digital technology in daily lives, highlighted the 10 most popular tech innovations of 2017 that can assist disabled people. These innovations range from providing customised mobile settings for people with tremors to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to help blind people to 'see' the world through spoken cues. Image credit: Aipoly Vision App on Youtube.