Dec
2019

NOVA RECEIVES GDPMD CERTIFICATION

Dec 2019 – Adaptive artificial intelligence and deep learning technologies such as SELENA+ differ from other software as a medical device (SaMD) in that they have the unique potential to adapt and optimize performance to continuously improve health care for patients. The International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) defines software as a medical device as software intended to be used…

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Nov
2019

NATIONAL AI STRATEGY: THE NEXT KEY FRONTIER OF SINGAPORE’S SMART NATION JOURNEY

Nov 2019 – Singapore’s National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy is a key step in their Smart Nation journey. It spells out the plans to deepen use of AI technologies to transform the economy, going beyond just adopting technology, to fundamentally rethinking business models and making deep changes to reap productivity gains and create new areas of growth. One of the…

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Nov
2019

SELENA+ MENTIONED BY DPM HENG IN ANNOUNCEMENT OF NATIONAL ARTIFICIAL STRATEGY

13 Nov 2019 – At the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) Conference, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat unveiled the “National AI Strategy” which maps out the deployment of AI to improve lives of citizens. The key approach of the national strategy is to adopt a human-centric approach and focus…

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Oct
2019

REGULATORY BODY APPROVES MARKETING OF SELENA+ THAT CAN DETECT 3 EYE DISEASES

Oct 2019 – It is with great pleasure to announce EyRIS’s first medical device after Heath Science Authority of Singapore (HSA) gave us the official approval. Our medical device, SELENA+, is an effective assistive tool in the diagnosis of 3 eye diseases, diabetic retinopathy (DR), Glaucoma and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). This approval closely follows the ISO13485:2016 certification we received…

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Sep
2019

EYRIS QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM RECEIVES ISO 13485 ACCREDITATION

Sep 2019 – We are proud to announce that EyRIS’s Quality Management System (QMS) was officially accredited with ISO 13485:2016 on the 21 Aug 2019 after completing an audit conducted by SGS S.A. The accreditation reaffirms the international standards adopted by EyRIS in the design and manufacture of medical devices. The management would like to recognise and thank the team…

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Sep
2019

VESALIUS TO BE IMPLEMENTED IN THAILAND

Sep 2019 – The School of Medicine, University of Phayao was established in 2008 to train medical students, traditional medicine and allied health practitioners in Phayao Province, northern Thailand. Subsequently, a hospital was planned and constructed for the continued practical education. The newly constructed University of Phayao Medical Center and Hospital (UPMED) is located in the pristine hillside in the…

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Sep
2019

EYRIS FOUNDER WINS NATIONAL CLINICAL EXCELLENCE TEAM AWARD

Sep 2019 – EyRIS extends our heartiest congratulations to our founder Haslina Hamzah and collaborator Dr. Gavin Tan on winning the National Clinical Excellence Team Award. Their innovative approach in transforming the way digital fundus images are screened for diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of vision impairment. The devised scheme, Singapore integrated Diabetic Retinopathy Program (SiDRP), has shortened the time…

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Jun
2019

POPULATION-BASED EYE SCREENING STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE LANCET

Jun 2019–Zambia, a lower-middle income country, is ranked 159th by International Monetary Fund in terms of gross domestic product per capita in 2018. Like most countries which are resource constrained, most of its available healthcare capabilities are directed at tackling communicable diseases. Zambia has only 3 ophthalmologists per million population, compared to 80 per million for a developed country. In…

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Jun
2019

NOVAHEALTH HELPS MODERNIZE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS WITH ADOBE COLDFUSION

This article was originally published on Adobe Blog on 4 Jun 2019 https://theblog.adobe.com/novahealth-helps-modernize-healthcare-systems-with-adobe-coldfusion Jun 2019–Hospitals are on the cutting edge of technology, filled with lifesaving devices that are changing the face of medicine and helping people live longer, healthier lives. At the same time, many of them are dealing with siloed, outdated systems for their clinical and administrative processes—everything from…

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Apr
2019

DEEP LEARNING IN ESTIMATING PREVALENCE AND SYSTEMIC RISK FACTORS FOR DIABETIC RETINOPATHY: A MULTI-ETHNIC STUDY

Apr 2019 – In any community, the key to understanding the burden of a specific condition is to conduct an epidemiological study. The deep learning system (DLS) recently showed promising diagnostic performance for diabetic retinopathy (DR). AIM: To use DLS as the grading tool, instead of human assessors, to determine the prevalence and the systemic cardiovascular risk factors for DR…

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