Telehealth

IDC finds almost 75% of APAC healthcare providers to increase spending on patient-centric apps

25 October 2022

A report from IDC, Patient of One: Redefining Patient-Centric Care, found that almost 75% of healthcare providers in Asia Pacific will increase spending on customer engagement apps to better cater to the shift of care delivery from in-person to care...

watchOS 9 delivers new ways to be active and healthy 

1 September 2022

Apple has previewed watchOS 9, which brings new features and enhanced experiences to one of the world’s leading wearable operating systems.   Apple Watch users will now have more watch faces to choose from, with...

Building a ‘hospital without walls’ 

1 September 2022

At the start of 2020, leaders at GOSH closely monitored the breakout of COVID-19. They correctly anticipated the oncoming pandemic and successfully deployed Zoom’s capabilities in eight days to fight the unknown. Dr. Shankar Sridharan, Consultant...

Is telehealth here to stay?  

1 September 2022

Telehealth presents a unique opportunity for the healthcare industry – the potential is huge, yet it’s still not being fully utilised. Here, Somesh Chandra, Chief Health Officer – Europe & Latin America and Business Head –...

Converting plastic waste into a useful healthcare and education platform

27 April 2022

The Community Tablet is an innovative mobile digital infrastructure that has been used as an e-school and e-healthcare platform in Africa for the past six years. Built and developed in Mozambique by a young Mozambican team, the Community Tablet played a...

GE Healthcare and Afya Rekod partner to simplify access to medical records in Africa

3 March 2022

GE Healthcare and Kenya-based startup Afya Rekod have announced a strategic collaboration that seeks to transform care delivery through improved access to personal health data in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The partnership will give patients an...

App offers employers a self-care resource for working parents

16 January 2022

Mindful Mamas, a maternal wellness company that launched its mindfulness app in 2020, has announced that the app is now available for employers to offer as an employee benefit. In 2020, 9.8 million working mothers reported...