CHI Learning & Development (CHILD) System

Welcome to the preview of what the CHI Learning & Development (CHILD) System can offer you! While we are working hard to put together a robust knowledge management platform for you, we are excited to have you join us on a co-learning journey and want you to have a taste of the knowledge you can find or share within CHILD. When completed, the national knowledge management platform will allow you to research, collaborate and share your healthcare projects with professionals from Singapore and beyond!

Created based on the 'Share, Learn, and Do' model, CHILD serves as an open repository for healthcare innovation, improvement and productivity project reports, best practices and learning experiences.

Contributed by innovators and improvement enthusiasts across the healthcare sector, CHILD is open to anyone (e.g. local and international healthcare institutions, industry players, academia and the public) keen to share, learn and collaborate. We welcome you to explore this snippet of CHILD and experience how it can enable your search for knowledge across walls and borders. 

If you like to play a part in co-creating CHILD, we invite you to submit a contribution of your work here at (cc:

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📢 Latest News 📢

CHILD is Growing! 

We are back with more content related to Healthcare Innovation, Improvement and Productivity!

Look through our trove of treasured contents simply by scrolling (on browser) or swiping down (on mobile).

For any feedback & enquiries, email us at CHILD@CHI.SG (cc:!


 Projects & Problem Statements Wanted!

Calling all Healthcare Innovators, Improvement and Productivity enthusiasts! Have a Project you wish to share? Download the template HERE and submit to CHILD@CHI.SG (cc:

Beyond a repository of projects, we too are looking to host problem statements! Have a problem you or your team needs help with? Pen down your Problem Statement HERE and submit to CHILD@CHI.SG (cc: where you get the chance to have your problems solved by solution providers.

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 Shoutout to our Taxonomy Development Partner!

We are proud to partner with esteemed members from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) Medical Library, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Together, we embarked on this co-learning journey to enhance CHILD's taxonomy and search function! 

Special thanks to the project team: Ms Caroline Pang, Dr Serene Ng, Mr Lim Kong Meng, Ms Tan Pei Jiun, Mr Chua Junjie, Ms Padmaja Muralidharan, Dr Schusie Sun, Ms Umarani Jayapal, Ms Yasmin Munro and Ms Lena Sam for joining us on this exciting project!

Editor's Pick

 PreSAGE: A Smart-Bed Exit Prediction & Prevention System based on Thermal Sensing

Bedside falls can now be better prevented with this award winning* patient monitoring sytem - PreSAGE. The automated fall detection and surveillance system uses thermal imaging and smart video analytics, can predict bed-exit situations of high fall risk patients, and subsequently trigger advanced warning to facilitate early interventions.

*Asia Pacific HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award 2019 - Winner of Outstanding ICT Innovation Award

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Suggested reading: 01. Singapore Medical Association News_Vol.53 No.4 April 2021.pdf

[Source: Photo & content provided by award winning team]



 30% Man-Hours Saved using Ultrasonic Assisted Wound (UAW) Debridement 

Through the adoption of technological solutions such as the Ultrasonic Assisted Wound (UAW) Debridement machine, the specialty wound care team from Yishun Community Hospital is now able to deliver more efficient care especially for patients with complex wound. 

The team's achievements in improving patient wound outcome, enhancing staff productivity and reducing healthcare costs have earned them the AIC Community Care Excellence Awards (CCEA) 2020: Team Award - Productivity Improvement category.

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[Source: Content provided by AIC Quality & Productivity Division]

Therapy Through Work (TTW) for Persons with Young Onset and Early-Stage Dementia

As the first and only purpose-built lodge for Persons with Dementia (PWD) in Singapore, Apex Harmony Lodge (AHL) has over the years, spearheaded in its quest to create dementia-respectful work communities. 

The Therapy Through Work (TTW) programme is AHL's latest programme aimed at providing therapeutic employment for persons with young and early stage dementia, while providing naturalised respite and coping strategies for their caregivers. 

In recognition for their effort to normalising life for PWDs, AHL took home the AIC Community Care Excellence Awards (CCEA) 2020: Team Award - Client Experience Improvement category. 

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[Source: content provided by AIC Quality & Productivity Division]


Virtual Reality Competency Training and Assessment Tool for Processing of Prescriptions and Medication Errors

Where can learning meet fun? Pharmacy staff and trainees at the Singapore General Hospital can now undergo a high-fidelty VR Pharmacy Dispensing simulation training programme! Jointly developed and implemented by the Department of Pharmacy of Singapore General Hospital & the Serious Games Association, Project VRx allows users to be trained to process the prescriptions and medication orders safely and accurately

This project was conferred the Merit Award (Poster Presentation) Innovation & Digital Strategies category at this year's Singapore Allied Health Conference (SAHC). 

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Diabetic Lifestyle Intervention using Technology Empowerment (D'LITE) Study

With the increased utilisation of mobile health in a pandemic climate, the team from the National University Hospital and National University Polyclinics found that digitally delivered lifestyle interventions, atop of usual care, are more effective in improving weight and glycemic management among diabetic patients

This project that won the Best Oral Presentation: Innovation & Digital Strategies category in Singapore Allied Health Conference (SAHC) 2021, illustrated how a culturally contextualised smartphone-based application is capable of not only facilitating self-empowerment among patients but also reducing reliance on healthcare professionals.

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Doctor COVID: Enhance Operations and Care with Smart Multi-Lingual Chatbot for COVID-19 Patients at Community Care Facilities* 

In an evolving pandemic situation, how do we ensure our patients continue to receive utmost care despite communication barriers and the lack of manpower? 

The multi-disciplinary team from SingHealth, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore National Eye Centre (Singapore Eye Research Institute), National Cancer Centre Singapore, and the Institute of High Performance Computing - Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), designed and developed *Doctor COVID- a multi-lingual chatbot to improve health surveillance and care for the migrant workers in the Community Care Facilities.

*Recipient of the 1st prize (Operations category) under the Singapore Healthcare Management 2021

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The CHILD Collection

SEARCH OUR COLLECTION! Are you looking for inspiration and references for your project? Use the search bar at the top of this page to sift through our growing collection of innovation projects from across Singapore and CHI's network partners... they Share, you Learn and we Do!

BROWSE THE TOP PICKS FROM OUR COLLECTION! Don't know where to start? The CHILD team has curated some outstanding best practice projects from our archives. Here they are:


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