As health needs keep on growing, it is vital that technological innovation is at the fore front of changing things to keep health needs and requirements scalable. However, for the innovations to be sustained at an economically and fiscally pace, it is mandatory for different stakeholders to work together. This action goes a long way in making sure beneficial practices like time efficiency and cost reduction come into play. Together, these two practices lead to growth and development at a rapid pace. One notable person that is already making this happen is Professor John CW Lim.
For those who might not know, Professor John Lim is the founding Executive director of the Centre of Regulatory Excellence (CoRE) at the Duke- National University of Singapore Medical School (Duke-NUS) and Policy Core Lead of the SingHealth Duke-NUs Global Health Institute (SDGHI). A medical doctor with graduate degrees from Harvard University, Dr. Lim has played a key role in making the world a better place. His works in the health sector can never go unnoticed especially when it comes to clinical research.
Actually, his efforts earned him the Award for leadership in promoting global collaboration to advance healthcare products to patients. This is quite fascinating considering the technological advancements within the health care system has led to the development of highly-optimized and cost efficient solutions to not only individual but also industry challenges. If this is not enough, he also received an award that recognizes substantial sustained impact in shaping regulatory practice and policy from the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society. Well, this does not come as a surprise if we are to go with the numerous changes he has enabled in the health industry.
It is without a doubt that innovation is an important tool in the health industry as it boosts scale insuperable impediments and restraints. For the health care sector to flourish into a more efficient system, it is mandatory for all stakeholders to collaborate. In addition, inter-professional cooperation needs to become the norm thus changing the entire sector. This is what Professor John CW Lim is already doing and there is more to show for it. In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, he is working hand in hand with his colleagues to provide advice and share knowledge while at the same time facilitating collaborative discussions.