Even though Singaporeans are now enjoying the benefits of an efficient healthcare system, not many understand the frameworks and policies that were put in place to anticipate and meet healthcare challenges. And they are not to blame since the vast majority of them only think about healthcare when trouble strikes. Either way, this is one of those things that you can never skimp on if you at to benefit from the highest quality care possible in Singapore.
One notable company that continues to play a vital role in shaping Singapore’s healthcare sector for the better is the Integrated Health Information Systems (IHIS). In a nutshell, IHiS is Singapore’s national technology agency for public healthcare that digitizes, connects and analyses Singapore’s health ecosystem.
In this quick guide, we will take you through some of the ways IHiS is defining the IT roadmap for Singapore’s healthcare transformation. Read on to find out more!
Offering Value to the Healthcare System
It is without a doubt that IHiS brings value to Singapore’s healthcare systems in a unique way. This agency was formed to pursue an integrated approach in IT implementation of public healthcare systems. The company designs IT systems for the healthcare sector that improve quality of patient services. Better, they help improve patient accessibility to healthcare services across the country.
Helps Set New HealthTech Benchmarks
The merger between IHiS and MOH Holdings’ IT division in 2016 came at a good time since it helped advance Singapore’s long-term healthcare plans. Following the merger, IHiS worked to improve the IT systems operation. Furthermore, IHiS was now able to put more focus on the state of cybersecurity in Singapore’s healthcare sector.
This is clearly visible since IHiS is now a 1, 800 strong organization supporting the work of more than 50,000 healthcare users. Better, it manages more than 60,000 end-point devices, such as Personal Computers (PCs), laptops, and others in public healthcare.
The Bottom Line
IHiS continues to play an important role in helping shape Singapore’s healthcare sector for the better. To pull this off successfully, the company strives to stay ahead of the curve and meet the demands of an ageing population in Singapore. In addition, the company is always on the lookout for new applications of IT innovation to help improve the health of our population and enhance healthcare delivery for all citizens in our country.