Launched on 8 November 2017, the Healthcare Industry Transformation Map (ITM) lays down strategies that support the ongoing shifts in the healthcare system towards promoting healthier lifestyles, moving care into the community instead of in acute hospitals, and having cost-effective, sustainable and accessible care. The Ministry of Health will work with unions, healthcare providers, healthcare professionals and academic and research institutions to operationalise the ITM. Areas that will be looked at include enhancing jobs and skills, raising productivity and encouraging innovation.
Embrace Your Future
Technology is enabling patient transport assistants like Ganthi Mathy Balakrishnan to be more productive at work and receive a better pay.
One of the sectors closest to my heart is the healthcare sector. In my years as the Executive Secretary and later, as Adviser, of the Healthcare Services Employees’ Union (HSEU), I have had the privilege of working closely together with our brothers and sisters in the healthcare sector in advancing industrial relations and working conditions…