Long Term Care Study Tour to Singapore

ACCESS Health International helped Tsinghua University Gerontology Center and The Beijing Bureau of China Insurance Regulatory Commission to arrange a five day study tour to SingaporeĀ in February. The purpose of the trip was to study long term care insurance programs offered via commercial andĀ social mechanisms in Singapore. It was part of a feasibility study for…

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ACCESS Health China Launches Xinshuo Project

After months of preparation, J.P. Morgan and ACCESS Health China have formally launched the Xinshuo Project. The project prepares undergraduate students to enter the health work force by improving their understanding of the digital health industry. The program specifically targets students from second and third tier universities. With the support of its industry partners in…

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The Joint Learning Fund at Work

ACCESS Health International is one of the founding members of the Joint Learning Network, an innovative, country driven network of healthcare practitioners and policymakers from around the globe who produce and experiment with new ideas and tools to expand health coverage in their countries and beyond. As part of our work with the network, ACCESS…

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Distinguished Scientist Raghunath Anant Mashelkar Joins Board of ACCESS Health International

The Board of Directors of ACCESS Health International today announced the appointment of a new director, Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar. Dr. Mashelkar is one of India's most distinguished scientists and a global leader on inclusive and frugal innovation, which is the use of cost effective engineering and technology solutions to create large scale social impact.…

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ACCESS Health China Teaching at New York University Shanghai

In January, ACCESS Health China was invited to design and teach a New York University Shanghai course titled Design Sprint: Modern Aging and Health Futures in China. Eight students from numerous university study centers and campuses registered for the three week course. The course taught students about health and aging in China and the methodology…

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Beyond Patient Centered Healthcare

This blog, written by ACCESS Health President William Haseltine and ACCESS Health Singapore Program Manager Denise Ong, originally appeared in The Huffington Post "Patient centered care" is a term that has become ubiquitous in healthcare policy and strategy documents. Today chronic diseases such as diabetes prevail. Health and social needs of an aging population are…

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MIT Hacking Medicine Awards Top Robotics Prize

Autonomous Smart Mobility Platform Clinches Top Prize at MIT Hacking Medicine Robotics Singapore 2017 Winning team, Botler, creates a patient-friendly autonomous transport system at Asia's first Hackathon for social robotics in elder care. The creators of Botler have been officially announced as the winners of MIT Hacking Medicine Robotics Singapore 2017. Their solution looks at…

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Hacking Medicine with ACCESS Health Singapore

Channel News Asia's morning program First Look Asia featured ACCESS Health Singapore Country Manager Adrienne Mendenhall talking about technology and robotics as a solution to some of the challenges of an aging population. The interview aired in the leadup to Asia's first hackathon to explore robotic solutions for elder care, Hacking Medicine Robotics Singapore. The…

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CNN News 18 Features ACCESS Health International

CNN News 18 in India recently aired an important discussion among national healthcare leaders on the role of technology in rural healthcare. ACCESS Health India Country Director Siddhartha Bhattacharya was featured on the panel. Click on the videos below to hear his thoughts on the potential role of mobile technology in healthcare, making universal access…

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Corporatizing Public Hospitals in the Philippines

The ACCESS Health team in the Philippines is finalizing the first phase of its nationwide study mapping the status of corporatizing public hospitals. ACCESS Health has worked with the Department of Health to identify public hospitals that have initiated or fully implemented corporatization reforms. The second phase of the study will evaluate the impact of…

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