The population has become increasingly unhealthy, driven by sedentary lifestyles, high personal stress levels, and poor dietary habits. The result is an increasing disease burden on health systems. Patients demand convenience, home-based care is gaining traction, while personalized care, walk-in services and virtual queuing are also becoming popular.
The E-Health Summit seeks to discuss creative solutions and leverage the best from the public and private sector to significantly improve healthcare access and affordability in the country. It also aims to emphasize that connectivity and access to information mean healthcare consumers are becoming more knowledgeable and better able to compare quality and outcomes across clinicians and medical service providers.