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Telemedicine: the way forward for the health sector

A*Star senior executive Tan Sze Wee leads the push in Singapore

"The power of digital health comes in the form of a seamless, integrated healthcare system that can meet patients' needs anywhere and at any time." - Prof Tan Sze Wee


AN ageing population with increased healthcare needs is a major issue that Singapore has to tackle over the next 10 years. Recognising this, the recently released Infocomm Media 2025 Masterplan talks about Smart Health Assist, which envisages the use of technology to enable the