Dean at NTU's Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine big on healthcare technology

Professor Joseph Sung's view is that technology, though important, will not take over the humanity in medicine. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
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SINGAPORE - The dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Professor Joseph Sung, is big on using technology – from artificial intelligence (AI) to robotics – to transform healthcare. 

The 62-year-old believes this is the way to achieve good population health, particularly in Singapore where people are ageing and there is a shortage of healthcare workers.

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