Venue: Hall 4, 80 Jurong East Street 21, Level 1, Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability S(609607)

Course Fee: $25 per participant per seminar (Free for Singaporeans/PRs)

Course fees for Singaporeans/PRs are fully supported by e2i. A fee of $25 applies for other participants, payable to Republic Polytechnic.

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20 March 2019, Wed

2pm - 5pm

Healthcare Analytics

Data is the oil (or some say nuclear power) in this new industrial revolution, and analytics is the combustion engine that brings out the potential in data to deliver powerful insights.

In a seminar focused on the implications and real-life applications of leveraging data in healthcare, two hospital pharmacists will be sharing their experiences and insights on how data analytics can play a massive role in improving the health of the individual and also of the population. They will be touching on issues such as the future prospects of using data in healthcare, importance of domain knowledge and technical expertise, and how one can get started in the field of data analytics

Mr Kenneth Leung, Senior Pharmacist & Healthcare Data Analyst, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

A registered pharmacist in both Singapore and Hong Kong, Kenneth has been practicing as an inpatient pharmacist in KTPH for the past 5 years, with special interest in heart failure and anticoagulation management. Kenneth is a digital health enthusiast who has developed a strong interest and passion in leveraging data and technological innovations to empower both healthcare professionals and patients alike. He is the founder of MediView, an online national drug image portal which sees more than 400 unique users daily. He is also part of the NHG Pharmacy Transformation ELITE committee, where he is leading a team to explore ways to improve medication adherence and patient outcomes through appropriate medication use.

Mr Desmond Teo, Pharmacist, National University Hospital

Desmond graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) (Honours), and has been working in the National University Hospital (NUH) as a Pharmacist since then. He works closely with clinicians and nurses from the clinical specialties of dermatology and nephrology, engaging in initiatives to improve patient care and the overall outpatient experience. He has a keen interest in healthcare informatics and the use of information technology (IT) as an enabler of safe and efficient healthcare delivery. The NUH myMeds mobile application is a prime example of such work. Mr Desmond is also actively involved as an administrator of the NUH e-Learning portal; in the coordination of downtime procedures within the Pharmacy Department; and the planning of outpatient clinical services.

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