2013-02-13 08:27:46 - Former CIO of reputable hospitals in Singapore, Dr.Colin Quek will take responsibility for product engineering, quality and medical informatics as the Vice President for Engineering
Singapore, February 13, 2013: Napier Healthcare, the fast growing healthcare IT solutions provider is pleased to announce that Dr. Colin Quek has joined the company’s leadership team as Vice President for Engineering - Medical Informatics, responsible for medical informatics, product engineering and quality. A medical doctor by training, Dr.Quek brings many years of technology leadership to the team having headed reputable hospitals in Singapore in several technology roles including that of the CIO. He is among the pioneers in the medical community in Singapore to work full-time on medical informatics. Dr.Quek joins Napier Healthcare at a time when the company is scaling up rapidly both in terms of geographic reach in new markets as well as enhancing its already robust
“The knowledge base of medicine has grown exponentially and now exceeds the capacity of the human mind to know it all. Technology will be the step to enable clinicians to manage knowledge and practice to ensure optimal care for the patient,” said Dr. Colin Quek, Vice President for Engineering, Medical Informatics.
“We are very excited to have Dr. Quek on board. His leadership comes at a critical juncture for Napier as we embark on a major product transformation initiative that will help our large base of customers to migrate to a Next Generation platform that combines Mobility, Analytics, Portals and other cutting edge solutions,” said Karthik Tirupathi, CEO of Napier Healthcare. “Dr. Quek will be leading an organisation-wide program that seeks to engage customers’ through new age media and redefine the traditional vendor-provider relationship. This will help hospitals better service the needs of an increasingly tech savvy patient community”.
About Napier Healthcare Solutions
Napier Healthcare Solutions ( www.napierhealthcare.com
) is an integrated healthcare IT solutions company with a commitment to excellence in healthcare management. Napier Healthcare is the winner of the Beacon Award 2011 for Best Industry Solution for Healthcare from IBM and the Frost & Sullivan Healthcare IT Application Company of the Year 2011.
Consistently ranked one of the best providers and program managers of fully integrated healthcare information systems of global standards, Napier’s solutions span the entire gamut of healthcare service delivery from tertiary, secondary and primary care to rural and public health. Headquartered in Singapore, Napier Healthcare has presence in India, Africa, Middle East and USA.