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MyDoc and UST Global Establish Joint Venture to Provide More Accessible and Affordable Healthcare for Millions of Working Professionals in India

Singapore-based MyDoc announce partnership with UST Global to increase access to healthcare, optimise healthcare costs, and improve quality and coverage of medical treatment in India. It also looks to reduce the discrepancy in quality and coverage of medical treatment in India.This partnership is the first of its kind in India; it will leverage technology to simplify how healthcare delivery is organised, measured and reimbursed. 
Bengaluru and Mumbai, India, and Singapore - 29 January 2019 – MyDoc, Asia’s most established value-based digital managed care platform, has formed a joint venture (JV) to cut health costs for millions of working professionals in India. The MyDoc-UST Global JV is aimed at helping people stay out of hospitals and stay well for longer. The unique partnership combines MyDoc’s best practices, battle tested in one of the world’s most advanced healthcare systems, with one of India’s largest technology solutions provider to deliver healthcare services at scale to th…

MyDoc to digitally deliver health screening results for AIA Vitality Members

Singapore — MyDoc, Asia’s first value-based digital managed care platform has been tapped to digitally deliver health screening results of AIA Vitality members in Singapore, creating the first digitally integrated corporate health screening programme for the global insurer.
As a digital healthcare provider, MyDoc is part of Singapore’s Ministry of Health's (MOH) regulatory sandbox for telemedicine, allowing it to offer digital managed care services in Singapore. MyDoc has shown a reduction in patient healthcare costs by at least 16 percent, according to a study done by a senior economist at the University of Southern California’s Center for Economic and Social Research. MyDoc demonstrated a potential cost saving as high as 28 percent resulting from improvements in chronic diseases management and aversion of accident and emergency (A&E) services.
The AIA Vitality Basic Health Check (BHS) identifies members’ risk for chronic disease by checking their body mass index (BMI), blood p…

USC-BEST senior health economist confirms MyDoc unlocks up to 28% in healthcare savings

Singapore — MyDoc, Asia’s first value-based digital managed care platform, is driving a reduction in healthcare costs by at least 16 percent, according to a recent study done by a senior economist at the University of Southern California, Center for Economic and Social Research. MyDoc’s model showed a potential cost saving as high as 28 percent can be extracted as a result of improvements in chronic diseases management and aversion of A&E services, based on healthcare estimates on a patient sample size reflecting the current state of Singapore's health ecosystem.

“We are seeing a real potential to save US$540 billion for the healthcare industry in Asia,” said Dr. Snehal Patel, CEO and co-founder of MyDoc. 
Mercer Marsh Benefits reported total annual healthcare expenditure in the region reached US$2.7 trillion in 2017 and is forecasted to grow at 8 percent CAGR through 2020 according to OECD2.

By redesigning key touch points along the patient-clinician journey and integrating …

MyDoc joins MOH Regulatory Sandbox to build sustainable and safe digital healthcare system

MyDoc announces its entry into a Regulatory Sandbox with the Ministry of Health (MOH). MyDoc is making the business of getting well and staying well simpler (and safer) for patients, healthcare providers, insurers and corporates. Since our inception in 2012, we have achieved several firsts for digital health in Singapore and have been shaping the development of digital healthcare in key Asian markets. Our portfolio of innovation includes establishing:

MyDoc Care Network 24/7 digital pharmacy service in partnership with Guardian pharmacy - a free community service for all Singapore residents where they can easily chat with a pharmacist and consult on minor ailments or any product or medication query. Fully insured digital healthcare services for employees of leading Fortune 500 companies  Digital health screening and video consultation with licensed doctors to identify health anomalies and steer patients towards appropriate personal healthcare treatments Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) …

A Vegetarian Diet: What Does Your Doctor Think?

A strict vegetarian diet consists solely of plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, grains, and beans. However, there are several variations of this fundamental principle. Ovo-Lacto vegetarians also eat eggs and dairy products. Pescatarians include fish and seafood into their meals. A strict vegetarian that excludes all animal products is also referred to as a vegan. Vegans might go one step further and consume mainly uncooked and unprocessed, “raw foods.” The American Dietetic Association believes that well-planned vegetarian diets are healthy, nutritionally sound, provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of diseases, and are suitable for individuals at all stages of the life cycle. Why do people use vegetarian diets? Although many vegetarians eschew animal products due to environmental and ethical beliefs, it’s the numerous health benefits that grab the attention of the medical fraternity and health authorities. It’s been estimated that as many as 70 percent o…