Joint forum discusses innovation, entrepreneurship & disruption

Source: Taipei Medical University Hospital

Published on 2019-05-17

“The Taiwan Healthcare Forum: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Disruption in 5A Healthcare” was co-hosted by TMU and idsMED Medical System in December, 2018.


Minister of Health and Welfare Shih-Chung Chen, TMU President Chien-Huang Lin, TMU Hospital Superintendent Ray-Jade Chen North Asia Executive Vice President of idsMED Medical System Tommy Lin spoke at the forum. The “5A” in the title are “Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain, Advanced Technology, Aging and Alliance in Asia.” Local and international health-related firms, academics and government representatives were invited to discuss Asian health care challenges. TMU officials said these growing relationships can help link Taiwan with the world. The forum also discussed the trends driving development of global health systems.

The forum opened with a look at technical aspects of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies, as well as advanced technologies that integrate internet and information tools to create a new long-term caregiving model that better serves older adults. This was followed by discussion on developing community care by integrating medical services and caregiving to establish new business opportunities. Participants discussed Taiwan’s New Southbound economic and education model linking the nation with other Asian countries. TMU planned the forum to promote new global perspectives and trends for a variety of health systems.

left to right: North Asia Executive Vice President of idsMED Medical System Tommy Lin, TMU President Chien-Huang Lin, Minister of Health and Welfare Shih- Chung Chen, TMU Hospital Superintendent Ray-Jade Chen and College of Medicine Dean Han-Pin Kuo spoke at the forum

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