再見「愛的拔河」– 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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較早前,台灣作家瓊瑤就着重度失智和大面積腦中風的丈夫的插喉決定,跟繼子女發生「愛的拔河」──醫生診斷若不插喉,丈夫會在兩三個月內自然離世;而丈夫也早在遺囑表明:「當我病危的時候,請你們不要把我送進加護病房。我不要任何管子和醫療器具來維持我的生命……氣切、電擊、插管、鼻胃管、導尿管……通通不要,讓我走得清清爽爽。」不過,子女堅持爸爸只是失智並非病危,因此堅持要插喉維持他的生命。 繼續閱讀

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Four-P play for a smart, competitive Hong Kong – Harbour Times

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The World Bank’s Smart Cities Conference – held in Yokohama, Japan last month – presented some good examples from around the world on how to use a bottom-up approach with active citizen engagement to increase the chance of success in implementing changes. The audience was interested in learning about the successful transformation of Yokohama through the cities’ many initiatives, such as the development of the Minato Mirai 21 central business district. 繼續閱讀

How can Hong Kong stay smart and competitive? By driving change through a ‘Public-Private-People Partnership’ approach – World Bank Blogs

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According to the World Economic Forum’s “Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017,” Hong Kong dropped two notches to rank as No. 9 in its Global Competitiveness Index. The decline occurred mainly because the city faces challenges to “evolve from one of the world’s foremost financial hubs to become an innovative powerhouse.”

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推廣電子病歷 借鑑外國經驗 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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近日天氣乍暖還寒,筆者居處附近的診所日日都有人滿之患,路過時看到護士小姐忙於在架上抽出一份份紙張病歷,不禁想到俗稱電子病歷的「電子健康紀錄」(electronic health record,簡稱eHR;或稱「電子醫療紀錄」electronic medical record,eMR)互通的施行。 繼續閱讀

電子健康紀錄互通須更多支持 – 星島日報

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三月十三日是一個令筆者既興奮又感動的大日子,因為萬眾期待、籌備經年的「醫健通」電子健康紀錄互通系統(下稱互通系統)已經正式啟用並公開接受巿民登記,目前已有十一間私家醫院登記參與。自○三年沙士爆發開始,筆者的團隊便一直爭取電子健康紀錄互通,其間歷經漫長的諮詢和艱巨的立法等過程,十多年後的今天終於如願! 繼續閱讀

施政應以科技為本 –信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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新一年度《施政報告》和《財政預算案》即將公布,正如政府的宣傳片,人人都有不同的訴求。不過,身為科技界中人,筆者認為香港要保持競爭力,便應該以資訊科技為核心,帶動以下多方面發展及促進經濟: 繼續閱讀

Hong Kong badly needs a tech upgrade – South China Morning Post

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The public consultation on retirement protection has attracted overwhelming social attention. A reliable and balanced retirement scheme is important to our society, but equally crucial is the government’s technology drive for a better economy. In this way, Hong Kong will be better equipped to face a host of challenges. As an advocate of Hong Kong’s information technology development, I have some suggestions for the upcoming policy address and budget. 繼續閱讀

期待科技為本的施政藍圖 – 星島日報

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新年伊始,在此先祝各位讀者新年進步!

退休保障的公眾諮詢引起了社會巨大反響。作為科技界中人,筆者認為政府除了要致力追求穩健平衡的退保方案,正應藉2016年施政報告及2016-17年度財政預算案,推出各項基於科技而有利經濟和民生的政策和措施,讓本港準備好迎接未來挑戰。 繼續閱讀