ACCESS Health Wins Shanghai Services Federation Award

ACCESS Health China won the 2017 Special Contribution Award by Shanghai Services Federation in February 2018. This award is given to members of the Federation for their contributions to the development of the service industry in Shanghai. In 2017, ACCESS Health China launched a research unit, the Health Futures Innovation Platform, and the Innovator Alliance…

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Continuous Quality Improvement in Maternal and Newborn Care in Sangareddy Hospital

Margaret Crotty, the Executive Director of the New York based nonprofit, Partnership for Children, and one of the newest members of the Board of Directors of ACCESS Health International, recently visited Sangareddy Hospital in Hyderabad, Telangana to view their maternal and newborn quality improvement programs. District Hospital Sangareddy Hospital was one of the first hospitals…

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Health Futures Industry Networking Reception

ACCESS Health China held its first seasonal "Health Futures Industry Networking Reception" on January 16, 2018 in Beijing. The topic of the session was healthcare innovations and applications and their impact on healthcare system transformation from the perspective of both China and the United States. More than forty mentors and partners participated in the session.…

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Innovations in Healthcare: Examples from India and beyond

ACCESS Health launched its latest book Every Second Counts with an hour long session at the Jaipur Literature Festival, titled “Innovations in Healthcare”. The book describes the story of the largest emergency response providers in the world, the Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI). EMRI launched in 2005 in a single state in India, Andhra…

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Why Blockchain and Women Will Save Us

This post was guest authored by Shefali Srinivas, Vice President, Health Lead, Asia Pacific at WE Communications. It originally appeared on LinkedIn. SGInnovate and ACCESS Health International brought a truly fantastic group of people together to talk blockchain in healthcare earlier this week. I had a mortifying moment at the start of our discussion; I forgot…

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ACCESS Health China Organizes Chronic Disease Management Industrial Forum

ACCESS Health and its partners Health News (Jian Kang Bao) organized the China Chronic Disease Management Industrial Forum late last year in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. ACCESS Health and Health News invited guest speakers to speak about chronic disease and medical insurance and invited healthcare startup representatives and investors to present in a roadshow on chronic disease management. Chronic diseases…

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Every Second Counts: A new book from ACCESS Health

Emergency medical response systems are a critical component of any nation's healthcare system. Minutes and seconds can mean the difference between life or death. In our latest book, Every Second Counts, ACCESS Health Chair and President William A. Haseltine tells the story of the largest emergency services provider in the world. The Emergency Management and Research…

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ACCESS Health China’s Bright Start Project Going Strong

As part of its support for its partner, the Non-Profit Incubator, and the Bright Start Project, ACCESS Health China participated in recruitment sessions in four different colleges in Shanghai and conducted a series of online and offline training sessions for students in November. More than two hundred students joined the November training sessions. Bright Start…

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A New Toolkit for Medical Audit Practitioners: Ensuring Quality Across Health Systems

A New Toolkit for Medical Audit Practitioners: Ensuring Quality Across Health Systems

This post originally appeared on the Joint Learning Network blog. Medical audit systems are crucial to improving the quality of patient care and making efficiency gains in health care systems. But many countries struggle with the complexities of establishing or strengthening their medical audit schemes. The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), in collaboration…

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Modern Aging Open Day: Hong Kong and Mainland China

ACCESS Health China organized a Modern Aging Open Day inviting mentors from Hong Kong and Mainland China to give guidance on innovative projects that are aimed at improving the quality of life and wellbeing of the elderly. It was the first time inviting mentors to participate virtually from different geographic locations. Two distinguished mentors participated…

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