25 Feb '11, 9am

Long-term care online portal launched

SINGAPORE : Caregivers and patients requiring long-term care can now turn to a new online guide for information and resources. The Agency for Integrated Care launched a one-stop portal called Singapore Silver Pages on Friday. Touted as the first of its kind in Singapore and Asia, the portal features information on 21 major chronic conditions, a directory of healthcare service providers and products available in the market. The public will also be able to conduct live chats with the helpdesk should they have queries or need help on long-term care. The portal was announced at the inaugural Asian Conference on Integrated Care, attended by over 1,000 delegates from the healthcare industry. The two-day conference will discuss the latest trends and strategies on healthcare integration, leading care delivery practices and effectie resource management.

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