Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Changi General Hospital, and IHiS win Asia Pacific HIMSS Elsevier Award

Channel NewsAsia, news article (extract), October 22, 2013:

Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Changi General Hospital and IHiS — the Health Ministry’s IT arm — have clinched the Asia Pacific HIMSS Elsevier Award for using innovative techniques to improve patient care.

One technique employed by Tan Tock Seng is a bedside tablet which records a patient’s vital signs — such as blood pressure, oxygen levels and pulse — and uploads them wirelessly to the hospital’s medical records.

Another breakthrough technology is the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags to track patients’ temperatures and locations in real time.

Chong M. Local hospitals win award for innovation in healthcare. Channel NewsAsia (Singapore) [Internet] 2013 October 22. https://www.ihis.com.sg/Latest_News/News_Article/Pages/Local_Hospitals_Win_Award_for_Innovation_in_Healthcare.aspx

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The bedside tablet runs the medical device interface or MDI, software application developed by Cadi Scientific, a Singapore company.

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