“Praram 9 Hospital” in collaboration with seven hospitals, both public and private, in Thailand, including Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, Samitivej Hospital Group, Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital, Navavet Hospital, and BBH Hospital, has joined hands with Naver Cloud Corp., a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) from South Korea, to organize the “DHTC BANGKOK 2023: Digital Healthcare Transformation Conference.” This conference marks the first-ever exchange of knowledge in the field of advanced healthcare technology and expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine between Thailand and Korea.
Dr. Satian Pooprasert, the director of Praram 9 Hospital, stated, “This marks the first time that Praram 9 Hospital has engaged in knowledge exchange in the field of technology with a leading company like Naver Cloud Corp., a forefront Cloud Service Provider from South Korea. Additionally, we have received collaboration from leading hospitals in Thailand, including Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, Samitivej Hospital Group, Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital, Navavet Hospital, and BBH Hospital. Together, we are creating a significant milestone in the development and integration of advanced medical artificial intelligence (AI) technology, aiming to advance healthcare to the highest level.”
Dr. Dr.Wittaya Wanpen, the Assistant Director of Praram 9 Hospital, further emphasized, “This collaboration represents a joint effort of leading hospitals in Thailand, a total of seven, to explore and apply advanced medical technology developed by companies in South Korea. It aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge in medical technology and apply these insights to drive advancements in medical and public health services in Thailand. Additionally, this presents an opportunity for other leading hospitals in Thailand and companies involved in medical technology to meet with experts and experience cutting-edge technology in the field of medical artificial intelligence.”
Associate Professor Dr. Raweerat Sitcharungsi, a pediatrician specializing in allergies and immunology and a consultant for the Praram 9 V Online Hospital, revealed, “For the DHTC BANGKOK 2023: Digital Healthcare Transformation Conference, our focus will be on cutting-edge healthcare technology and expertise in medical artificial intelligence (AI) that shapes the future. It represents a collaborative knowledge exchange in medical technology between Thailand and Korea, where we have gathered leading companies in the medical technology industry.”
She also highlighted the participation of renowned medical experts from both South Korea and Thailand in the conference. The event will feature demonstrations showcasing the practical benefits of AI in healthcare, such as disease prediction using genetic data and medical image interpretation with AI assistance. Moreover, there will be presentations on the results of experiments involving medical technology developed through collaborations between hospitals and Korean companies.”
Associate Professor Dr. Raweerat went on to explain, “Not only is that, but our group of partner hospitals and companies also presenting perspectives on medical technology from Korean companies that have allowed hospitals to experiment with their innovations. This collaboration involves Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, Samitivej Hospital Group, Navavet Hospital, BBH Hospital, and Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital, in conjunction with Korean companies such as MTEG in the field of Surgical Video Platform, Curaum for Oral Environment Originated Healthcare Solutions, QTT for Easy Detection of Oral Diseases using Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, CRESCOM for AI Medical Solutions in Musculoskeletal System and Child Growth, EMOCOG for Digital Screening Tools for Dementia and ADHD, and Ichrogene for AI Disease Prediction based on Genome Big Data.”
“We believe that in the near future, technology will play an increasingly significant role in the field of medicine, providing greater convenience to patients. As one of the leading medical institutions in Thailand, we are committed to advancing and developing artificial intelligence technology for the healthcare industry. We aim to promote the integration of advanced AI technology in healthcare to make Praram 9 Hospital a pioneering private hospital in the realm of digital healthcare, striving to become a full-fledged digital hospital,” concluded Dr. Dr. Satian Pooprasert.