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December 11, 2017
Health Hackathon KL 2018

Do you have an idea to improve healthcare? Or a solution in mind that needs help realising? Register for the inaugural Health Hacktathon 2018 , share it and make it happen.

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December 8, 2017
Health Hackathon KL 2018

Do you have an idea to improve healthcare? Or a solution in mind that needs help realising? Register for the inaugural Health Hacktathon 2018 and share it.

This is a week-long event that brings ... See more

It is inspired by the game of Tetris. Tetris is a tile-matching puzzle video game, originally designed and programmed by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov. Our hackathon will be anchored in ... See more

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December 6, 2017
New Delhi hospital fires two doctors who mistakenly declared newborn dead

Sounds almost too bizarre to be true. The 2 doctor rule in declaring death is to prevent such a mishap. How could 2 doctors arrive mistakenly at the same conclusion? Definitely more to this ... See more

A hospital in India has fired two doctors for mistakenly declaring a newborn baby boy dead at the Max Super Speciality Hospital in Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi.

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December 5, 2017
Blood pressure declines 14 to 18 years before death: It's normal for blood pressure to trend lower in the elderly--but it foreshadows the end

Trying hard to decipher what this paper is trying to tell us. No clue!

Blood pressure in the elderly begins to decrease about 14 or so years before death, according to a new study. Researchers looked at the electronic medical records of 46,634 British citizens who had ... See more

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Healthcare delivery has to change : Here’re simple reasons why

Patients often lament on a few common issues when seeing their doctors.

1. The doctor is not spending enough time

With a busy list of patients waiting at the clinics, it is no wonder that doctors do not spend enough time with patients. If you only get to see your doctor for 15-20 minutes every 3-4 months, the time spent has either got to be very efficient or it would just be a rushed session.

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