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HIMSS APAC Digital Dialogue Series: Episode 5

The fifth episode of the HIMSS APAC Digital Dialogue Series was hosted by HIMSS Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Charles Alessi, who spoke with Prof Tomohiro Kuroda, Director & CIO of Kyoto University Hospital; and Kazumi Nishikawa, Director of the Healthcare Industries Division of the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry to understand how their respective organisations are leveraging on digital health technologies to deal with the societal and operational transformations caused by COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding how Kyoto University Hospital used ICT to adapt and transform their operations in order to care for COVID-19 patients, as well as to share pandemic-related information with patients and the wider society too
  • Understanding the Japanese government’s policy about telehealth during COVID-19
  • Understanding the implications and digital transformation of Japan’s society and businesses as a result of COVID-19 and its future initiatives with regard to encouraging Healthtech

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