healthcare

Putting the ‘app’ in appointment: More opting to teleconsult a doctor

If you are feeling under the weather, getting well again is as easy as picking up the phone to teleconsult a doctor and having medication delivered straight to your doorstep.

Livongo IPO gives confidence boost to Asia's digital health scene

THE exuberant market response to the listing of US-based startup Livongo Health could provide a shot in the arm for Asian startups similarly focused on behavioural and preventive medicine, reckon...

NOVI Health fights chronic diseases person by person, behaviour by behaviour

DOCTORS often advise diabetes patients to eat less white rice; but without any support at home, it is hard for patients to change such a deep-seated habit, noted Dr Sue-Anne Toh, a specialist...

The doctor is online: why telemedicine apps need to tread with caution

GENERAL practitioner (GP) Dr Jipson Quah sees patients not just at his Woodlands clinic, but on his smartphone as well. When setting up his clinic three months ago, Dr Quah, 31, decided to try out...

Asian Healthcare Specialists eyes 51% stake in Cornerstone Asia Health

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed Asian Healthcare Specialists (AHS) on Friday (July 5) said it has entered into a term sheet to acquire 51 per cent of Cornerstone Asia Health, a provider of healthcare...

MyDoc, UK's Synergix Health to jointly offer telemedicine services across Europe and Asia

SINGAPORE - Singapore telemedicine provider MyDoc is teaming up with UK digital healthcare firm Synergix Health to jointly provide telemedicine services across Europe and Asia, the companies...

Gojek ties up with Doctor Anywhere for drivers' medical services

SINGAPORE - Gojek has partnered Doctor Anywhere to provide its drivers with access to online and physical medical consultation services, the ride-hailing firm announced on Thursday (March 7).

Embracing artificial intelligence for industry

OVER the past year, we have witnessed a growing number of businesses in Singapore adopt artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge. Be it...

More productive and accessible healthcare

"WE can do and serve more with less manpower," said Chua Chee Yong, director of Emerging Services and Capabilities Group at Integrated Health Information Service (IHIS), on how technology can be...

CapitaLand joint venture buys Collective Works' co-working business

SINGAPORE - A joint venture between CapitaLand and The Work Project, known as The Work Project Kingdom (TWPK), has acquired Collective Works' co-working business for an undisclosed amount.

Advent Access secures global manufacturing, commercialisation rights to Vwing vascular needle guide

SINGAPORE - Homegrown medtech startup Advent Access has acquired the global manufacturing and commercialisation rights to the Vwing Vascular Needle Guide product line and other key assets from US...