Prof Tan Hwee Pink's comments on "How tech can play a role in ecosystem of care" featured in Straits Times.
Sunday Dec 01,2019
Prof Tan Hwee Pink shares his thoughts on "How tech can play a role in ecosystem of care" with the Straits Times.
SMU Associate Professor of Information Systems (Practice) Tan Hwee Pink noted that Internet of Things (IoT) devices already play a role in age-related medical research, and shared how technology has an important role to play in the ecosystem of elderly care. One study he is working on involving home sensors such as bed pressure mats has shown a strong correlation between poor sleep quality and mild cognitive impairment, a condition that places one at increased risk of developing illnesses such as Alzheimer's.
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