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February 28, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationSafety & Quality 

Zero harm – human mistakes cost human lives

Patient safety is not about learning how to dodge bullets. It’s about knowing how not to stand in front of guns. Prof Kenneth Kwek addresses the very human aspects of achieving zero harm in his plenary lecture at the 2017 SingHealth Quality and Innovation Day.

February 27, 2017 | Clinical Care and InnovationEducation 

Pacts inked to boost eco-city infrastructure, services

As one of the five pacts signed to coorperate on improving the infrastructure and services in Tianjin Eco-City, SingHealth will work on the training and development of healthcare professionals.

February 22, 2017 | Clinical Care and Innovation 

Conquering paperwork for admissions

Healthcare electronic admissions forms are paving the way to slay illegible handwriting for good, and save 100,000 hours a year between both patients and staff.

February 21, 2017 | Safety & Quality 

A look back at approaches to patient safety

Improving patient safety requires more than just clinical innovations and changing the system. A reflection by Dr Kaveh Shojania, Editor-in-Chief, BMJ Quality & Safety.

February 20, 2017 | ResearchAcademic Medicine 

CGH and Hyflux to study effectiveness of ELO Water

Hyflux has tied up with Changi General Hospital (CGH) to conduct the first human clinical trials of the company’s ELO Water on Type-2 diabetes.

February 20, 2017 | EventsGiving & PhilanthropyResearch 

Run raises $381k for NCCS cancer research

Nearly 10,000 people took part in this year's Run For Hope. The $381,154 raised will go into the NCC Research Fund.

February 17, 2017 | Academic MedicineClinical Care and InnovationResearch 

How to mend a broken heart (better)

Duke-NUS Penn Medicine Study identifies key factors for post heart attack recovery.

February 17, 2017 | Regional Health SystemClinical Care and InnovationAdministration in Healthcare 

Buddying up for regional health

A Regional Health System (RHS) Advance was recently organised by SingHealth and EHA to encourage staff to come together and gain a deeper understanding of the various integrated care initiatives and community-based programmes led by both organisations.