What's Next: September 07, 2015

KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) has rolled out a new robotic bottle dispensing system (BDS) at its Emergency Pharmacy to enhance efficiency and improve overall patient experience.
KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) has rolled out a new robotic bottle dispensing system (BDS) at its Emergency Pharmacy to enhance efficiency and improve overall patient experience. PHOTO: DANIEL NEO FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

Lauding healthcare innovations

Healthcare organisations in the Asia-Pacific that have been using information technology in an innovative way will have their efforts recognised tonight at the HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare awards. Among the winners is the KK Women's and Children's Hospital, which has automated close to 100 per cent of its bottling of syrup medication.


Korean family reunions

The Red Cross associations in North and South Korea are due to open talks at the border village of Panmunjom today on logistics arrangements for the reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The decision to organise a new reunion early next month was part of a deal secured last month to defuse tensions that had pushed the two rivals to the brink of an armed clash.


S'pore foreign reserves data out today

The Monetary Authority of Singapore will be releasing data on Singapore's foreign reserves for August today.

Based on the last update on Aug 6, total official foreign reserves as of July rose to $342.29 billion from $341.06 billion in June.

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