Leveraging the latest technological advancements such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, the Asia-Pacific healthcare system is steadily transfiguring to any time and any place, continuous and customized care model. On dissecting the APAC region, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, and Australia have been at the vanguard of technology adoption. As electronic medical/health records play a crucial role in the development of modern healthcare structure, which is posited as efficient and patient-centric, the Singapore government has accentuated the agenda of ‘One Singaporean, One EMR,' with the announcement of the Intelligent Nation 2015 plan. Moreover, countries such as India and China—where there was a significant under-investment in healthcare IT formerly—have started adopting IT solutions to streamline the delivery of various healthcare services.
To target this abrupt rise in demand for healthcare IT solutions in the APAC region, IT behemoths and innovative regional start-ups are investing heavily to nurture an integrated healthcare ecosystem that is remotely accessible, flexible, and enables self-care. While gearing up for this major growth, healthcare technology providers are also rapidly evolving to balance heightened regulatory requirements, soaring healthcare costs as well as operational efficiency. Having probed deeply into the contemporary Healthcare Technology industry, this issue of APAC CIO Outlook brings to you “Top 25 Healthcare Technology Solution Providers” of the year 2017.
The following solution providers have been filtered down, by our distinguished panel of editors, based on the providers’ ability to elevate operational efficiency, reduce cost, and upgrade patient experience. The list highlights renowned players in the Healthcare Solution arena who are significantly contributing to create today’s ‘smart hospitals and smarter healthcare’.