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Overview of the HIMSS AsiaPac 2015 Digital Healthcare Week

  • ID: 3631195
  • Report
  • Region: Asia Pacific
  • 14 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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HIMSS Making SMART Healthcare a Reality in APAC


The Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) AsiaPac organized the second annual Digital Healthcare Week, which took place in September 2015. The conference is regarded as a key industry event in the region, attended by leading health information technology vendors, healthcare providers, government personnel, industry experts, media, and researchers. This market insight highlights the authors opinions on the topics and issues discussed at the conference.

HIMSS AsiaPac 2015 was attended by delegates, an 18% increase in conference attendance over the previous year. Among attendees, X% were healthcare providers, while X% were healthcare technology vendors - predominantly those providing healthcare IT solutions. Attendees also included government policy makers (4%), highlighting the impact the conference has on actual health system developments in the region.

The theme for 2015, "SMART Healthcare: Transforming How We Manage Health," shows how far APAC has come as a region on its connected health journey. of course, there are large pockets still struggling to establish basic public infrastructure, such as reliable electricity, continuous Internet access, advanced broadband, and hospitals and primary care centers; as a region, APAC is ready to embrace the idea of SMART Healthcare, which encompasses not only investments in technology, but more importantly, implementing a social and regulatory framework that supports technology adoption. Countries working in this direction include Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, Japan, India, and Indonesia.
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1. Introduction

2. Conference Overview and Highlights

3. Notable Discussions
  • Recent Developments and Future Plans for Singapore, the SMART Nation
  • Inauguration of the First Fully Digital hospital in Australia: St. Stephens at Hervey Bay
  • Innovative Homecare Model from Japan Being Introduced in Singapore
  • Industry Best Practices Adopted by KPJ Healthcare
  • Vendors Believe APAC is Ready for Best-In-Class Technologies
4. HMISS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award 2015
  • Outstanding ICT Achievement Award
  • Outstanding ICT Innovation Award
  • Outstanding ROI Achievement Award
5. Key Takeaways from the Conference

6. Prelude to HIMSS-AsiaPac 2016: Digital Healthcare Week

7. Legal Disclaimer
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- KPJ Healthcare

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