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Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare

Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare

The Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes quality research on all aspects of healthcare and the biomedical sciences, with an emphasis on research of direct clinical relevance.
The journal aims to improve the quality of care to patients by informing and stimulating discussion among health professionals. Although the journal has a geographical focus on healthcare and biomedical research within Southeast Asia, we encourage contributions from all parts of the world.

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The Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare is published by SAGE Publications (from 1 July 2015). Authors and readers are referred to the journal website for instructions on manuscript submission and content. All queries (particularly those regarding the submission process) should be directed to the Managing Editor.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Points

Doctors may claim CME points when they read (Category 3A), review for (Category 2) or publish in (Category 2) Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare. Kindly submit the claims via the Singapore Medical Council online system.

Medical Journal ​​Editorial Committee

The publication’s editorial committee includes representatives from SingHealth, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, and other organisations and institutions around the world:

Chief Editor
Prof Lo Yew Long Head and Senior Consultant, Neurology,
National Neuroscience Institute (Singapore General Hospital Campus)
A/Prof Lai Siang Hui Senior Consultant, Pathology,
Singapore General Hospital
Editorial Advisor
Prof Hwang Nian Chih Senior Consultant, Anaesthesiology,
Singapore General Hospital
Managing Editor
Dr Ng Heok Hee Senior Executive,
SingHealth Academy
Associate Editors
Dr John Carson Allen Jr Assistant Professor, Centre for Quantitative Medicine,
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
A/Prof Thaschawee Arkachaisri Head and Senior Consultant, Rheumatology & Immunology Service,
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Prof Aw Tar Choon Senior Consultant, Laboratory Medicine,
Changi General Hospital
Dr Nattharee Chanchareonsook Consultant, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,
National Dental Centre Singapore
Dr Cho Li Wei Consultant, Endocrinology,
Changi General Hospital
Dr Chow Mun Hong Director, Quality Management,
SingHealth Polyclinics
Dr Chow Wai Leng Director-Designate (Health Services Integration and Development),
Ministory of Health, Singapore
​Prof Sandy Cook
Senior Associate Dean, Education, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
​A/Prof John Furler
​Principal Research Fellow, Department of General Practice,
University of Melbourne
​Prof Lawrence Howard Greenblatt
Professor of Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine,
Duke University School of Medicine​
Dr Hla Myint Htoon

Research Analyst / Statistician, Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiology,
Singapore Eye Research Institute

​A/Prof Michael Lucas James
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology,
Duke University School of Medicine
Dr Terence Kee Yi Shern Senior Consultant, Renal Medicine,
Singapore General Hospital
​Prof Ruth M. Kleinpell
​Director, Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship
Rush University Medical Center
Dr Joyce Koh Suang Bee Senior Consultant, Orthopaedic Surgery,
Singapore General Hospital
Dr Ng Lit Soo Advanced Practice Nurse, Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine,
Singapore General Hospital
​Dr Matthew W. Luedke
​Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Duke University School of Medicine
Prof Bernard F. Morrey Emeritus Chair, Orthopaedics,
Mayo Clinic

Ms Shyamala

Pharmacy Practice Manager, Pharmacy Administration,
Singapore General Hospital

Dr Jeffrey Ngu Jing Hieng Consultant, Gastroenterology Department,
Christchurch Hospital
Dr Ong Thun How Senior Consultant, Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine,
Singapore General Hospital
A/Prof Shamira Perera Senior Consultant, Glaucoma Service,
Singapore National Eye Centre
Dr Pua Yong Hao Principal Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy,
Singapore General Hospital
Dr William Stewart Consultant, Neuropathology,
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
A/Prof Tan Ngiap Chuan Director, Research,
SingHealth Polyclinics
Dr Tan Swee Yaw Senior Consultant, Cardiology,
National Heart Centre Singapore
A/Prof Tan Tong Khee Senior Consultant, Anaesthesiology,
Singapore General Hospital
​Prof Abebaw Yohannes
​Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Gerontology,
Department of Health Professions, Manchester Metropolitan University
A/Prof Yong Wei Sean Senior Consultant, Surgical Oncology,
National Cancer Centre Singapore