South Korea has designated five centers to analyze public healthcare information

South Korea’s Ministry of Well being and Welfare has officially launched designated centers for the secure use of healthcare information.

The ministry has designated 5 centers that are equipped with physical, technical and managerial safety measures to allow the secure use of public healthcare and clinical information for study purposes.

These centers are the Korea Well being and Health-related Info Service in Seoul, Keimiung University Dongsan Health-related Center in Daegu, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital in Wonju, Chungnam National University Hospital in Chungnam, and the National Cancer Center (NCC) in Gyeonggi.

In addition, the ministry announced that the utilization of cancer information from NCC’s K-Remedy project via information utilization centers will commence in June.

South Korea accelerates commercialization of VR therapy for visual impairment

South Korea’s Ministry of Well being not too long ago designated a VR-primarily based computer software therapy for visual impairment as an revolutionary healthcare device, speeding up its approval procedure.

Created by regional digital therapy business Nunaps, VIVID Brain is South Korea’s 1st recognized DTk to increase visual impairment triggered by brain harm. It supplies visual perception education to increase brain plasticity, deviating from the usual sensory compensation and replacement procedures utilised to treat visual impairment.

South Korea not too long ago created modifications to its approval procedure for new healthcare devices to speed up their use in clinical settings.

VIVID Brain is nonetheless undergoing proof-of-idea research to additional obtain approval for clinical use in South Korea.

Indonesia and Iran cooperate on telerobotic surgery

Indonesia and Iran have expanded healthcare cooperation by launching a telerobotic surgery center.

The two governments are testing the idea from 2021 at Hasan Sadikin Hospital in Bandung and Sardjito Hospital in Yogyakarta. It aims to eradicate geographical barriers to allow specialists to give their solutions remotely to individuals outdoors key cities and to collaborate with fellow specialists abroad. It also seeks to lessen post-surgical complications and lessen economic fees.

By Editor