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Taiwan and UK Partner in Digital Health

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By signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that covers several topics, including digital health, pandemic preparedness, mental health, health insurance, and healthy ageing, Taiwan and the UK have made substantial advancements in their collaboration in the field of health.

The focus on digital health is one of the core features of the MoU between Taiwan and the UK. Leveraging digital solutions is essential for enhancing healthcare delivery, patient outcomes, and general population health in a time when technological advancements rule the day.

Both nations may benefit from one other’s experience, exchange best practices, and collectively create novel solutions by working together on digital health initiatives.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to the value of strong healthcare systems and effective reaction plans. The MoU enables Taiwan and the UK to share expertise and experiences in handling public health emergencies to improve pandemic preparedness.

Both countries can improve their healthcare systems and better handle future outbreaks by utilising digital health technology like telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and data analytics.

Also, Taiwan and UK can gain from each other’s experience in developing infrastructure for digital health. Taiwan is recognised for the development of digital health platforms like the National Health Insurance Administration’s eHealth system and the effective deployment of the National Health Insurance system.

Further, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has made tremendous progress in integrating digital health. Collaboration in this sector will promote learning from one another and make it easier for best practices to be adopted, ultimately improving the healthcare systems in both nations.

Particularly in areas with poor access to medical facilities, telemedicine has become an important technique for providing remote healthcare services. Taiwan and the UK can work together to trade information on telemedicine deployment, rules, and payment schemes.

Together, they may develop guidelines for remote treatment and investigate cutting-edge telehealth options, allowing patients to receive top-notch medical attention while relaxing in their own homes.

For efficient healthcare delivery and research collaborations, effective data sharing and interoperability are crucial. Taiwan and the UK can facilitate the smooth flow of health data while preserving patient privacy and data protection by coordinating their efforts in data standards, privacy laws, and safe information exchange.

Also, cross-border research, clinical trials, and the creation of data-driven healthcare solutions will all be made easier by this synergy.

The MoU’s inclusion of good ageing and mental health highlights the rising relevance of all-encompassing healthcare. Digital solutions to treat mental health issues, such as online counselling platforms and mental health monitoring apps, might be developed in collaboration between Taiwan and the UK. Additionally, the quality of life for older individuals in both nations can be improved through exchanging knowledge on encouraging healthy ageing and using digital technologies for aged care.

An important turning point in their relationship is the MoU on health cooperation. By placing a high priority on digital health, the two countries may benefit from one another’s assets, share information, and work together to develop novel solutions.

This partnership has the potential to significantly improve healthcare systems, effectively combat pandemics, expand telemedicine, and remote care, guarantee data interoperability, and support ageing well and mental health. In the end, this collaboration can act as a template for international digital health partnerships, enhancing global health and healthcare results.

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

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CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

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Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

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SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

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HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

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IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.