Session 9－Smart Hospital & Homecare
Date: 26 July (Friday) 9:00 – 12:00 Venue: 3F, Bldg. A, CTBC Financial Park, Ballroom B
Taipei Medical University Hospital
Dr. Ray-Jade Chen took up the reins of superintendent of Taipei Medical University Hospital (TMUH) on January 1, 2015. TMUH is the flagship hospital of Taipei Medical University Healthcare System (TMUHcS) which provides world-class patient care and services and has been accredited four times by Joint Commission International.
TMUH provides patient-centered comprehensive medical services with 800 beds, 28 specialty medical departments, 44 sub-specialty departments and 10 specialty centers. We deliver comprehensive and coordinated services by integrating primary and specialty care with research and education.
TMUH is also one of the leading smart hospitals in Taiwan and has been granted HIMSS Stage 6 since 2014. Ray plays a pivotal role in the strategic development of hospital IT infrastructure and has driven its transformation from intra-hospital to a robust IT ecosystem. He has a deep commitment to empowering patient health rather simply treating diseases. Through expertise in clinical services, hospital administration, and medical informatics, he has championed the use of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies in leveraging hospital quality, privacy and safety, and moving towards value-based medicine.
Prior to this appointment, he was Director of the Center of Management and Development at Taipei Medical University (TMU) where he was responsible for the digital integration of TMUHcS IT System. Currently, he is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Development for Healthcare Informatics and on the Ministry of Health and Welfare’s National Health Insurance Dispute Review Committee.
Ray graduated from TMU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, and has also received a Master’s Degree of Medical informatics from TMU. Currently, he is a Professor of Surgery at the TMU Medical School and a world-renowned expert in hepato-biliary-pancreatic (HBP) surgery and Trauma & Critical Care Medicine. Session Speech Title & Synopsis: Innovation Powered Healthcare in Taiwan - TMUH experience
Ray plays a pivotal role in the strategic development of hospital IT infrastructure and continuously focuses on exploring opportunities for innovative technologies (AI, Blockchain, and IoMT) in Healthcare. And it aims to transform from a smart hospital, an AI hospital, and to the Healthcare Ecosystem.
In recent years, he leads several projects upon these innovative technologies and successful launches these IT solutions in TMUH practically, for examples, AI medicine in ICU, a patient-centric decentralized application (DApp) for enhancing EMRs and EHRs data interoperability, and applications in telemedicine (tele-ICU, tele-care, and tele-health).
In this session, Ray will share his experiences with some use cases in TMUH, including as follows.
1. AI technology in ICU (Ted-ICU AI Platform).
2. Blockchain in personal health records (iWellChain DApp).
3. Telemedicine service.