Longer life expectancies, together with ageing populations in Singapore and major cities across Asia, provide healthcare and pharmaceutical companies with a driving force for growth and expansion. The current pursuit of healthier lifestyles is also fuelling an increased appetite for healthcare products and services, creating new streams of revenue for healthcare and pharmaceutical businesses.

However, the rapid development and evolution of the industry also mean that new challenges present themselves under the least expected circumstances.


Healthcare giant consolidates financial data with ease

A leading healthcare service provider faced a huge challenge of consolidating voluminous financial data from all its clinics across Singapore every month. Working under pressure to meet financial reporting deadlines, its finance team spent many man-hours manually extracting data from every clinic’s database, tabulating it in Excel format and translating it into consolidated reports. As its existing service provider, RSM’s IT services team was approached by the client to find a solution that would overcome this time-consuming process.

Wearable tech: good for employee healthcare and good for business

Devices increase engagement and help lower coverage spending

Trends in healthcare M&A

Implementing the right strategic approach to achieve capital growth

Sustainability is key to Healthcare 2020’s success

The Ministry of Health (MOH) unveiled the Healthcare 2020 Masterplan in March 2017 spelling out the strategic objectives of enhancing the accessibility, affordability and quality of healthcare services in the country.