Digitalizing healthcare

How experience ultimately leads to innovation

How can hospitals be better prepared for future outbreaks? And what part does innovation born of the crisis play in this?

2 min
Published on October 12, 2020

Noel Yeo, MD and Senior Vice President of Parkway Hospitals in Singapore at Parkway Pantai talks with Managing Board Member Christoph Zindel about the importance of digitalization and why a more patient-centric model of healthcare that leans toward prevention is the way of the future.

In an increasingly globalized world, viral spread has been difficult to avoid. Large numbers of people are moving constantly from place to place for business and leisure, and as economic prosperity grows, movement follows suit. While we can’t prevent pandemics from happening, we can learn how to manage them better. With experience comes innovation.

Christoph Zindel

Today, Managing Board Member Christoph Zindel, MD interviews Noel Yeo, MD and Senior Vice President of one of Asia’s largest integrated private healthcare groups, Parkway Hospitals in Singapore at Parkway Pantai. He has been leading the group as their hospital facilities have battled the COVID-19 outbreak.

In this episode, Noel Yeo, MD tells us what it’s been like working through the pandemic at his hospital in Singapore. Having dealt with the SARS-CoV-1 outbreak back in 2003, he provides valuable insights from that experience. Dive in for more information.

Pandemics, Globalization, and How To Improve Healthcare through Innovation and Digitalization with Noel Yeo, MD | Christoph Zindel
47 min
In an increasingly globalized world, viral spread has been difficult to avoid. Large numbers of people are moving constantly from place to place for business and leisure, and as economic prosperity grows, movement follows suit.