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CHALLENGE AUGUST 2017: FEATURE

Challenge Feature IdeaLab

How do you instill innovation into organisational culture? At Alexandra Health System’s Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, it comes down to an IdeaLab with innovation dojos and maker’s rooms – where staff can (are in fact encouraged) to tinker, trial and test. For the full story, read the 2017 August’s issue of Challenge [PDF].

CHALLENGE AUGUST 2017: A Cuppa With…

Challenge Cuppa Aug 2017

Sat down with PS of MEWR for an interesting chat on his perspectives on leadership, engagement and how it all links to behavioural change. For the full story, read the 2017 August’s issue of Challenge [PDF].

JURONGHEALTH ONEHEALTH MAGAZINE OCT 2016

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With the ‘War on Diabetes’ at the forefront, we addressed the pressing issue of this sickly-sweet disease. In addition to this, we also continue the INSIDE NTFH & JCH series, featuring specialties such as urology, gastroenterology, hepatology, and ENT.

NUHS EVIDENCE+ OCTOBER 2016

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This was quite a fascinating look at the advancements in leukemia treatment for young adults, including a molecular test that can pinpoint specific cancer cell markers to help doctors gauge patient response so that treatment can be tailored accordingly. Read PDF here.  

NUHS EVIDENCE+ AUGUST 2016

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Having written in the healthcare beat for 12 years now, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve written about diabetes. Despite this, the issue remains an interesting one to write about – not only because of its significant impact across a wide spectrum – but the work that is being done to address… Read More

Eastern Health Alliance Inspiring Caregiver/Patient Award 2016

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  Interviewed 17 truly inspirational people for the Eastern Health Alliance’s Caring awards: caregivers and patients who embody strength, fortitude, compassion and grace to overcome some of the toughest hurdles in life. You can read more about the awards here.

NUHS Evidence+ May 2016

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I’ve always loved doing stories about new models of care. Where the ‘advancement’ is not necessarily cutting-edge technology, but rethinking ways of reaching out to patients who find going to hospital for treatment difficult/challenging. Bringing care to homes is a shift that is bridging the gap – and a way to look as healthcare as… Read More