Not many people know this, but Singapore ranks among the world’s healthiest countries at the moment. The nation boasts modern and efficient public healthcare system, not many countries in the world can match. And the agency responsible for supplying the enabling technologies that power the ecosystem in Singapore is the renowned Integrated Health Information System (IHIS).
But how much do you know about this company when it comes to helping shape Singapore’s healthcare sector for the better? If you can’t answer this question there is no reason to panic since you’re just at the right place. Below are some of the things you need to know about Singapore’s IHiS.
IHiS is a multiple award-winning Healthcare IT leader that was formed in 2008. The company is responsible for digitizing, connecting, and analyzing Singapore’s health ecosystem. Its mission is to improve the health of Singaporeans and health administrations by integrating intelligent, highly resilient, secure, and cost-effective technologies with processes and people across the country. At the moment, IHiS supports more than 60,000 healthcare users through the application of clinical informatics, standards-based IT, mechatronics, data science, and computer science.
The Transformation Journey Never Ends
Let’s face it; Singapore’s healthcare transformation is a continuous process to meet our growing healthcare challenges. IHiS clearly understands this and that is why it strives to stay ahead of the curve and meet the demands of an ageing population in Singapore, shrinking workforce, and rise in chronic disease burden in the country.
To pull this off hassle-free, IHiS is looking into new applications of IT innovations aimed at improving the state of health in Singapore. This action goes a long way in making sure they improve cost-effectiveness for our healthcare system through IT-enabled productivity measures while at the same time improving quality of patient services.
The Bottom Line
The healthcare ecosystem in Singapore has come a long way in the last couple of years. And there is no sign of slowing down any time soon with companies such as IHiS doing everything it takes to improve patient accessibility to healthcare services. No wonder we can confidently say the future of the healthcare ecosystem in Singapore is fascinating.
To find out more about the important role that IHiS continues to play in helping transform Singapore’s healthcare ecosystem, why not pay a visit to its official website at any time you deem appropriate!
Lina Mark is the Partner and Editor-In-Chief at Keulj.us. She loves technology and is always hooked on new technology in the market. You will often find her browsing the web for interesting content (mostly sci-fi and tech). She is addicted to movies (mainly action) and loves to read interesting books every once in a while.