P46357 2nd Annual Digital Healthcare Asia 2018
Download Brochure Request

Register your interest


Register your interest


2nd Annual Digital Healthcare Asia 2018

Capitalise On Digital Transformation Opportunities In Your Healthcare Service Model!

8 – 11 May 2018, One Farrer Hotel & Spa, Singapore

Book Now Download Brochure



Capitalise On Digital Transformation Opportunities In Your Healthcare Service Model!

Part of Asia Healthcare Week, the 2nd Annual Digital Healthcare Summit 2018 comes with a focus on improving accessibility to patients, innovative healthcare delivery models and enhanced operational efficiency.

The summit is designed to amalgamate the views of medical professionals and ICT experts to showcase the latest case studies, implementation success stories and the way forward for adapting to the digital revolution.

New In 2018!

  • Key Focus on Digital Transformation of Healthcare Systems
  • Spotlight on Connected Patients and Transforming Care Delivery
  • Case Studies on Digital Health Touch Points and Implementation Projects
  • Linking Digitalisation of Healthcare Services to Patient Outcomes by Integrating Technology, Patients and Doctors

Part of

Asia Healthcare Summit >>

Co-Located Events

Health Insurance Asia >>
Healthcare Facilities Asia >>
Digital Healthcare Asia >>


View Past Participating Companies >> 


8:00 am

Registration and Morning Coffee

9:05 am

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


9:10 am

Northwell Health, founded in 1997, is a not-for-profit healthcare network that includes 22 hospitals, a center for emergency medical services, rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities, a home care network, a hospice network and progressive care centers offering a range of outpatient services.

It is the largest integrated health system in New York State with a service area encompassing more than eight million people throughout the New York metropolitan area. With more than 63,500 employees, Northwell is the largest private employer in New York State.

9:40 am

  • Where is the healthcare services market headed, and how is it influencing investment?
  • How are specific demand segments impacting the need for facilities and insurance?
  • Empowered patients and their influence on quality of care
  • Digitalisation touchpoints – are we adapting fast enough?
  • How an ageing population affects digital technologies and healthcare design, and health insurance
  • Insurance industry response to the changing market – New products and needs of healthcare services

10:30 am

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break


11:00 am

Digital Healthcare Chairman’s Opening Remarks


11:05 am

  • Empowering patients through technology
  • How can technology bring doctors closer to patients?
  • Consolidating applications and offering more coaching to patients and doctors
  • Attaining better patient outcomes – what worked and did not?

11:30 am

  • Development of new emerging technologies
  • Artificial Intelligent (AI) and Virtual reality (VR)
  • Digital health and point-of-care testing diagnostics
  • Wearable devices and 3D printed medical devices
  • Digital technology for early disease detection, personalised treatment and prevention

11:50 am

  • Using machine learning, visualization, deep learning in patient safety
  • Introducing the concept of digital transformation and design thinking (customer journey maps) in context of patient safety

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

  • Artificial intelligence using deep learning system (DLS)
  • Manpower and financial demand on the global eye care systems from the developed and developing countries
  • The use of artificial intelligence and telemedicine as an optimal long term solution
  • Various methods in implementing artificial intelligence for countries with and without existing DR screening programs
  • Potential challenges in the development of AI algorithm for DR screening

2:00 pm

  • The widespread adoption of technology to improve the patient care experience
  • Making use of artificial intelligence to make sense large amount of data
  • Clinicians and nurses use of electronic wristbands to monitor patients
  • Deploying robotics to automate back-end logistics – food services, housekeeping and the central sterile supplies

2:30 pm

Case Study: Blockchain-based Personal Healthcare Record Operating System – Data Security and other opportunities

Ray-Jade Chen, Superintendent, Taipei Medical University Hospital

3:00 pm

Afternoon Networking Break


3:30 pm

Strategic Insight: How Big Data and Data Mining is Impacting the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry

Julie Olszewski, Executive Director, MSD Global Innovation Hub, MSD

3:55 pm

  • Definition and overview of machine learning for users
  • The use for machine learning in population health management with a focus on the payers’ perspective
  • The actual experience – constraints, challenges, and requirements to effectively implement machine learning approaches
  • Future directions and developments in machine learning


4:20 pm

  • Investors’ appetite for digital health
  • Key sectors highlight of investment trends in the Asian region – Mobile wireless and wearables, data analytics, IoT, Population Health Management and telemedicine
  • How healthcare providers should adapt digital transformation?
  • Comparison of digital health startup a nd investment trends among US, China and ASEAN countries

4:45 pm

  • What healthcare problems are the digital technologies being applied first in Asia?
  • How are business models affected?
  • How can we remove the barriers for digitalization
  • How should tech startups work or compete with large local healthcare businesses or MNCs to succeed?

5:05 pm

End of Conference Day One

9:00 am

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks


9:05 am

  • Track, diagnose and deliver treatment via digital monitoring
  • New possibilities and applications of existing technologies
  • How to create meaningful patient-physician dialogue
  • Digitisation of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM)

10:00 am

  • Improve self-management through education and remote monitoring – How can the use of technology add value – Administrators, Nurses, Patients
  • Support treatment adherence – how can hospitals achieve?
  • Linking data from bio sensing wearables to electronic patient records
  • Online patient portals
  • Self-monitoring kiosks
  • National health data – will sharing of data be a pro or a con? What are the implications?

10:30 am

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

11:00 am

  • What are the cyber threats and risks in the healthcare industry?
  • How can we better protect patients’ data from cyber threats? How do we ensure that they are not gone to the wrong hands?
  • How secure is secured enough?
  • Actual examples and successful implementations

11:20 am

  • Smart health video consultation: patient and provider perspectives
  • AI driven Chatbot’s: user experiences and potential impact
  • Machine learning technology to improvement hand hygiene


12:00 pm

Case Study: Implementing an Electronic Nursing Care Plan Using Clinical Care Classification in Jiahui International Hospital

Tong Ien Ling, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Health Informatics Director, Jiahui International Hospital, Shanghai

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:30 pm

  • Paperless fully digital hospital
  • Providing standardized care and improved quality
  • Experiences of exporting HIS to Saudi Arabia and USA

2:00 pm

  • Using smart technologies to improve diabetes care – risk prediction, monitoring, treatment and management
  • How can patient care be improved using the data collected
  • How is this applicable to the other healthcare system?
  • Other digital innovations in the pipeline

2:30 pm

  • Exploring opportunities for seniors’ care to embrace technology
  • Recognizing the technology opportunities available in healthcare
  • Understanding the possibilities that hi-tech innovation offers productivity
  • Developing best practices that demonstrate excellence in leadership
  • Appreciating the value of in-house technology experts and change leaders

3:00 pm

  • The increasing need to enhance awareness and adoption of the growing innovation in mHealth & connected health technologies by practicing doctors
  • Collaboration and partnerships amongst biopharma companies, IoT and MedTech companies for better utilization of these innovations

3:30 pm

Afternoon Networking Break


4:10 pm

  • Updates on innovative healthcare delivery models in 2018
  • The move towards preventive healthcare – strategies, investment plans, roadmap ahead
  • Personalized medicine – where are we now and where are we heading?
  • The impact of an integrated healthcare delivery system on patient’s experience
  • Market Penetration with new distribution channel and pricing
  • Connecting Social Insurance, Medicare, Commercial Insurance

4:40 pm

End of Conference Day Two

9:00 am

This workshop aims to provide strategic training for health care professionals and how to implement digital strategy. Highlighting discussions on how to provide health care systems with changing technology, advanced applications on digitally enabled healthcare and share expert knowledge in the field of digital health.

Key Training Course Take Aways

  • Explore ways to shift the perception of digital health from an added benefit to the standard method of receiving health care services
  • Discuss strategies for implementing a system-wide digital health approach for both newly executed and expanding programs
  • Unite mobile and telehealth services to increase access and better coordinate care
  • Promote physician buy-in and engagement in digital health programs
  • Examine direct-to-consumer telehealth and its impact on the health care industry

Workshop Leader:

Dan Levitt
Executive Director, Tabor Village, Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, Board Member, Global Aging Network

Dan Levitt is an acclaimed international speaker, elder care leader, writer, and gerontologist, specializing in helping others to create better lives for seniors.  Dan’s purpose is to teach millions of people how to transform the lives of older adults across the globe.  As a popular professional speaker, he has delivered inspiring keynote speeches impacting thousands of people on four continents.  Dan doesn’t tell people where to go but guides them in the direction of where they need to go.  His talks leave the audience with a new mindset on aging needed to thrive in the 21st century.

1:00 pm

End of workshop

9:00 am

This workshop will explore how digital health and insurance can be mutually beneficial by enabling insurance companies to get a better handle on the risk of their clients.

Key Training Course Take Aways

  • To examine how digital health can help insurance companies to evaluate risk effectively and provide the basis for a new business model.
  • To explore how the new business models might result in a new paradigm for delivering care more effectively and whether as a result, the population might be better motivated to take greater responsibility for their own health & wellbeing.
  • Value the benefits that such insurance could bring to health & care delivery.
  • Feel how this change might motivate a population in general to take greater responsibility for this own health



12:00 pm

End of workshop


Packages Price
2 Day Conference$3395Early Bird
2 Day Conference - Hospitals, Institutes & Government Rates$2395Early Bird
Extras Price
Pre Conference Workshop $500
Post Conference Workshop $500
Site Tour $100

The Site Tour is Free for the First 10 Participants that Register before the Early Bird Rate.

Register 2 Delegates and get 1 FREE PASS

Register 3 Delegates and get 2 FREE PASS
Register 5 Delegates and get 3 FREE PASS
(Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only)

For Group Registrations of more than 3 team members, please email info@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2477

  • Multiple Bookings Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 3 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies; either the early bird rate OR group rate.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • All delegates from Singapore-based companies are required to pay an additional 7% GST (SINGAPORE EVENTS ONLY)


Partnership and Profile Building Opportunities are Now Available!
Contact us today to find out how you can position your company as a market leader at this event, and to explore the range of branding and marketing opportunities available.

View Sponsors and Exhibitors profile >>

Site Visit

Friday, 11 May 2018, 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Farrer Park Hospital is Singapore’s newest private tertiary care hospital. Designed by healthcare professionals, the hospital is a showcase for the ergonomic workplace coupled with advanced medical technology.

The carefully created environment enables Farrer Park’s healthcare professionals to provide modern yet holistic care for its patients. This is exemplified by inpatient accommodation with the comforts and ambience of a home, and operating environments which are warm and restful for patients, staff and doctors.

** Only 25 slots available. Free for the first 10 participants that register before Early Bird Rate.


Howard Gold

Executive Vice President, Chief Managed Care and Business Development Officer, Northwell Health, United States

Budi Legowo

Group Director of Finance, Siloam Hospitals, Indonesia

Stephen Chan

Acting Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Woodlands Integrated Health Campus

Simon Johnson

Head of Claims QBE Asia Pacific, Singapore

Linus Tham

Group Chief Information Officer, Parkway Pantai Limited

Ravinder Sajwan

Chief Executive Officer, Renew Group Private Limited

Sujoy Kar

Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President, Apollo Hospitals

Daniel Ting

Assistant Professor, Singapore National Eye Center, Clinical Lead, Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology

Ray-Jade Chen

Superintendent, Taipei Medical University Hospital

Julie Olszewski

Executive Director, MSD Global Innovation Hub, MSD

Daniel K. Addyson

Lead Data Scientist, Aetna International

Jiayuan Luo

Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Loh Yong Joo

Consultant, National Healthcare Group

Hareesh Nair

Managing Director, Fosun Healthcare Holdings

Jimmy Ming-Yuan Huang

Senior Physician, Emergency Department, Leader of Digital Health, Innovation Center, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Tan Jit Seng

Vice President of Asia Pacific, Assistive, Rehabilitative and Therapeutic Technologies Network, Chief Technology Officer, Director, Senior Home Care Physician, Lotus Eldercare Technologies

Eric Wong

Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer, National Healthcare Group, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Robert Morris

Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Gamaliel Tan

Chief Medical Information Officer, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Jurong Health Campus, National University Health System

Dickon Smart-Gill

Corporate Chief Information Officer, Bumrungrad International Hospital

Sanjay Aurora

Managing Director, Darktrace

Dirk De Korne

Deputy Director, Medical Innovation & Care Transformation, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Tong Ien Ling

Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Health Informatics Director, Jiahui International Hospital, Shanghai

Nam-Jong Paik

Chief Strategy & Finance Officer, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, South Korea

Patrick Tan

Deputy Executive Director, Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Dan Levitt

Executive Director, Tabor Village, Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, Board Member, Global Aging Network

Karthik Anantharaman

Business Head (General Manager) - Metabolics, Biocon Ltd

Dr. Yi Mien Koh

Managing Director, Health & Employee Benefits AXA, Hong Kong

Dr Steve Tucker

Founder, Tucker Medical Singapore, Chief Medical Officer, CXA Group, Strategic Advisor, MetLife Asia, Oncology & Genomics

Elaine Chan

Former Chief Health Officer, Zurich Insurance Company

when & where

08 - 11 May 2018

One Farrer Hotel & Spa
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562
T: +65 6363 0101
F: +65 6705 7856


Still have a question?

Speaking Opportunities
Win Min
+65-6508 2873

Sponsorship Opportunities
Casey Ho
+65 6508 2470


Media & Association Partnership Opportunities
June Tan
+65 6508 2465




IBC Asia is Singapore's leading event organiser. We conceive, develop and promote our own B2B industry conferences and corporate training courses, and offer tailored managed event solutions.

Find out more