Category Lecture Materials

Balanced Scorecards in Healthcare

I was in Tokyo recently to speak at an international meeting to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Japan Association for Healthcare Balanced Scorecard Studies. Yes, the Japanese are very serious about performance tracking and use of management tools to uplift and improve. Prof Toshiro Takahashi, President of the Association and Prof Daisuke Koide, Chair of the […]

Unintended Consequences in Healthcare

I was honored to be invited as a speaker and panel discussant at yesterday’s Behavioral Sciences Institute Annual Conference on ‘Unintended Consequences’. The gist of my presentation and ensuing discussion are as below: Health is a complex adaptive system and the complexity, inter-relations and externalities which drive unintended consequences are beyond complete human appreciation and […]

Protected: What Next for Singapore Healthcare post-National Day Rally 2013

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ASEAN Economic Community’s Impact on Healthcare Services

I am writing this in Bangkok following a very engaging session on the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on healthcare goods and services. For those who may not be familiar, the AEC is an aspiration articulated by the region’s leaders to establish “regional economic integration”. The AEC is intended to have 4 key […]

SGH Quality Convention 2013- ‘Radical Improvement’

I was the guest speaker at the Quality Convention earlier today. It was good to catch up with so many old friends but at the same time a little disheartening to hear of the challenges faced. My topic was “Radical Improvement” in Singapore healthcare- Desperately Needed (Slides used attached SGH20130327 SGH Quality Convention JL ). […]

Protected: SIGNET Slides for Day 2

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Protected: SIGNET Slides for Day 1 (Chandigarh India)

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Presentation at Tembusu College on Changing Political Philosophy in Singapore Healthcare

Below is the text of a presentation prepared for the Tembusu Forum 18 Feb 2013 [To check against delivery]. CHANGING POLITICAL PHILOSOPHIES- IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF SINGAPORE HEALTHCARE Friends and colleagues, It gives me great pleasure to be here today. My thanks to Prof Tommy Koh for his kind invitation to come and share […]

Lecture on Non-Communicable Diseases (Ministry of Health Singapore) Jan 2013

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