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
Patient service associates like Suba Kumaran are now enjoying better jobs, welfare and work prospects thanks to a professional skills framework developed by Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
Technology is changing the way occupational therapists like NTUC Health’s Benjamin Lim help patients.
When Muhamad Fazalee first joined the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) as a medical records officer (MRO) in 2013, much of his work was manual in nature and took place behind the scenes. His task was to make sure that patient records were retrieved from storage and delivered to the centre’s clinics at least two…