NEWS COMMENTARY

Singapore's bus interchanges and train stations will now also function as healthcare nodes

Published:
April 27, 2021
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We previously forecasted a growing decentralization of healthcare services. This development further validates our forecast. As a tiny city-state, Singapore must manage its limited land space, prioritizing between urgent care services and community care services. Taking advantage of the high human traffic in these public spaces, 17 of these stations will undergo a trial, serving first as dementia go-to points. One in 10 Singaporeans over 60 suffers from dementia, a trend that reflects its rapidly aging population. The focus now will be upskilling existing station staff, but clients can expect more digital touch points and integration opportunities in the near term, especially in an innovation-friendly ecosystem like Singapore. 

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