Dates: 30 Oct, 31 Oct, 1 Nov 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Online
Duration: 3 Days
Public Health Informatics is the systematic application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice. Public health has always been about disease surveillance and management, particularly the identification of major disease outbreaks. This course examines technology and systems applications in support of Public Health Informatics, identifies resources available to assist in disaster management, examines key issues with respect to information technology for populations and healthcare providers, and discusses implications of Public Health Informatics to improve patient and population outcomes. This course also discusses Telehealth as it has the unique capability of achieving health equity by crossing temporal, social, and geographical barriers to healthcare.
This course is part of Professional Certificate in Digital Health Informatics and Healthcare Logistics.
The course will enable participants to:
- Define Public Health Informatics.
- Examine the need for technology and systems applications in support of Public Health Informatics.
- Examine key issues with respect to information technology for populations and healthcare providers.
- Discuss the implications of Public Health Informatics to improve patient and population outcomes.
- Identify technology and systems applications in telehealth and discuss issues pertaining to the practice of telehealth.
Who Should Attend
- Health Informatician
At least a polytechnic diploma.
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Mr Jim Lim Shien Min
Mr Jim Lim Shien Min is the founder of 59stVentures, a socio-techno network focusing in leveraging expertise, experiences and connections of senior executives globally to contribute back to the society. He is currently also the healthcare sector lead for NCS tasked to build digital healthcare ecosystem and to expand NCS footprint regionally. Jim also sits in the board of startup companies in China, Taiwan, Singapore and India. Prior to this, he was CEO for Good Doctor Technology, a Joint-Venture between PingAn Good Doctor from China and Grab. He joined the company as first employee to setup the entire business in Indonesia and Singapore. Jim is currently also adjunct lecturer for NUS, SUSS, Huawei University and FinTech Academy.
Before Good Doctor, Jim was the Global Senior Director in Group Chief Transformation Office in Huawei Technologies and its Regional Chief Technology Officer for strategic digital transformation projects in APAC, focussing on digital transformation cross industries (e.g. Telco, Smart Nation/City, Retail, Healthcare, Logistics, Agriculture), domains (e.g. Cloud, IoT, Big Data, Mobile Money, Connectivity) and aspects (e.g. Business Modelling, Customer Journey, Design Thinking, Org. Change)
Prior to joining Huawei, Jim was the CBE (Client Business Executive) in Amdocs with full P&L responsibilities from sales, delivery and operations. Jim was with Amdocs for 9 years and was previously the Senior Director, Business Strategy and Sales Engineering in APAC, whom setup the regional delivery team; responsible for all accounts presales and strategic business development activities within Amdocs APAC. Jim was Techmahindra Presales and Delivery Group Head for APAC who set up its regional delivery centers and presales teams. Jim also established partnership with other vendors such as Huawei and Oracle while serving as Country Manager for Greater China. Prior to this role, Jim was Project and JV Manager and Senior Consultant in Accenture, with solid experiences in large-scale business transformation programs in SingTel, Telekom Malaysia and Starhub
With 20+ years of high tech and ICT industry experiences in Business, Customer & Project Management, Jim has proven track records in exceeding client/partners expectations and strong in providing business and strategic advice to complement the technicality of the initiatives and programs
Jim holds a MBA (Distinctions) from Manchester Business School (UK) and B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). Jim is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a seasoned company spokesman for media and analysts. Jim is currently the Vice President for Cloud Security Alliance Singapore Chapter, a global mentor for PingAn Technology Innovation Center, an industry mentor for ICT with Young NTUC, a Senior Fellow appointed by Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and an Executive Education Fellow appointed by National University of Singapore (NUS).
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes
Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.
This course is eligible for Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2025. Please click here for more information.
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TGS-2022011054 (Classroom Learning)
TGS-2022011554 (Synchronous e-Learning)
Course Fee Breakdown
Singapore Citizens39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen40 years old or older