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MedTech experts to explore technology for future of healthcare

04 September 2018 | News

4th Annual Asia Pacific MedTech Forum, 9-11 October 2018, Singapore

Singapore – The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed), the regional trade association for the medical devices and in vitro diagnostics industry, will host its fourth annual Asia Pacific MedTech Forum from 9-11 October 2018 at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore.

Over 600 senior leaders in the healthcare sector, including global and regional leaders of medical device manufacturers, healthcare providers, policy-makers, regulators, government representatives, clinicians, startups and SMEs, are expected to attend the Forum.

Under the theme “Technology in Healthcare: Empowering Patients; Driving Outcomes”, a range of high profile speakers will address how advancements in medical and digital technologies are impacting healthcare delivery in Asia Pacific.

“The healthcare industry is advancing at a rapid pace in Asia Pacific and its convergence with the digital scene is proving a major engine of growth, with new lifechanging technologies emerging in the industry. This year’s Asia Pacific MedTech Forum focuses on technology as an enabler and the impact on patient outcomes. Experts will come together to share their insights on the latest innovations and discuss the future of the MedTech sector”, said Fredrik Nyberg, Chief Executive Officer, APACMed.

The Forum will feature curated education sessions, technology demonstrations, exhibits and networking. This year’s line-up of expert speakers includes:

  • Kevin A. Lobo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stryker
  • Ashley McEvoy, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Chairman, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson
  • Dr Zoran Bolevich, Chief Executive and Chief Information Officer, eHealth NSW
  • Kyu Rhee, Vice President and Chief Health Officer at IBM Corporation and IBM Watson Health, will discuss the advancements of AI in healthcare

Additional distinguished healthcare providers and NGOs include Caroline Riady, Managing Director of Siloam Hospitals, Gautam Khanna, Chief Executive Officer of P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC, and Dr Natasha Reyes, Director of Operational Support Unit and Interim Executive Director Medecins Sans Frontières and Doctors Without Borders (Hong Kong).

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