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Modern Aging Industry Talks: The Business of Aging and Opportunities in Intermediate and Long Term Care

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MA Singapore logoJoin ACCESS Health Singapore on Tuesday, June 16, for two important talks on developments and innovation in aging. Janice Chia will give a presentation about the business of aging, and Dr. Jason Yap will talk about opportunities in intermediate and long term care. These two presentations are part of a series of talks for the Modern Aging Singapore curriculum on aging. The series will include presentations on more than twenty topics related to aging from healthcare practitioners and industry experts.

All are welcome. Modern Aging participants are encouraged but not required to attend in person. The session will be recorded and available online when Modern Aging officially launches in August.

To RSVP or to see more details, visit http://www.meetup.com/Modern-Aging/. The talks will take place from 3 pm to 5 pm at Plug-In@Blk71 Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore 139951.

About the Speakers

Singaporean entrepreneur Janice Chia founded Ageing Asia Pte Ltd with the mission to drive innovation in how future generations age. Ageing Asia engages the business community to create better products and services that will enable healthy, independent, and dignified aging. Ms. Chia believes that the social challenges of aging can be transformed into an economic opportunity for Asia. She has been actively involved in consulting to organizations seeking global best practices in housing, health, and care models that can be translated for the Asian marketplace. Her vision is to change the way we age in Asia.

Dr. Jason Yap is an associate professor at Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, NUS. Prior to this role, Dr. Yap was chief of health information and innovation at the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC); chief executive officer of Regency Specialist Hospital, a startup hospital in Johor, Malaysia; and director for marketing at Raffles Hospital, Raffles Medical Group. Dr. Yap has been involved in major healthcare changes in Singapore, including marketing Singapore as an international medical hub and healthcare destination, conceptualizing the national electronic medical record exchange, providing crisis management and patient information management during the SARS outbreak, consolidating information technology systems and services in public sector healthcare institutions, introducing clinical coding and casemix, and implementing licensing for healthcare establishments.

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