Yonsei University Health System Promotes ICT-Based Medical Services
-Health & IT Forum Launched
On January 24, the Yonsei University Health System (YUHS, Severance Hospital) launched the Health & IT Forum (HIT Forum), which provides a venue for medical professionals, IT firms, and government officials to promote the development of ICT-based medical services. The HIT Forum is scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of each month, and its mission is to discuss crucial issues related to health policy, research, and biotechnology, while improving healthcare, encouraging exports, and more effectively tackling market regulations.
YUHS President Do-Heum Yoon said: “Yonsei Severance Hospital established the Health-IT Acceleration Platform Technology Innovation Center last July to better respond to the beginning of the fourth industrial revolution.” He added: “Along with the Health-IT Acceleration Platform Technology Innovation Center, I hope that the HIT Forum will positively contribute to healthcare startups and medical professionals, while encouraging them to enter the global healthcare market.”