The Hong Kong government has rolled out policies to encourage technological development in the medical sector, but industry insiders say more should be done. Photo: Sam Tsang

Government should embrace innovation in health care sector, industry members say at ‘Redefining Hong Kong Debate Series’

  • Speakers on panel urge authorities to make progress in harnessing artificial intelligence for patient care, or roll out apps to match users with doctors
  • Such technologies are already available on mainland, with industry insiders saying city risks stagnating if it remains constrained by regulatory framework
Topic |   Redefining Hong Kong

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The Hong Kong government has rolled out policies to encourage technological development in the medical sector, but industry insiders say more should be done. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Chan Ho-him

Chan Ho-him

Chan Ho-him is a reporter for the Hong Kong desk focused on covering education policies. He joined the Post in 2019. Prior to that, he was an investigative reporter at Ming Pao.

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.