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Changi General Hospital developing AI algorithms to predict patient deterioration

It is part of the hospital’s smart remote health monitoring system project with A*STAR spinoff Respiree.

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Patients warded in Changi General Hospital could have their vital signs checked remotely in the future

The device could save up to 12 man-hours daily, allowing nurses to focus on other aspects of a patient’s well-being.

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Changi General Hospital partners Respiree to advance patient care through smart remote monitoring of vital signs

Changi General Hospital partners Respiree to advance patient care through smart remote monitoring of vital signs: Potential for wearable medical sensor to maximise and improve productivity gains

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Falling Walls Finalist 2022

Respiree Pte Ltd made it through the first round and has been selected as a Finalist for Falling Walls Venture 2022

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Greenwillow Respiree Fund Raise

Digital health startup Respiree has raised S$4.7 million in Series Seed equity funding led by Oriza Greenwillow Technology Fund, SEEDS capital and high-net-worth investors that include the she1K angel syndicate. 

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Investment in science and innovation, growing talent pool vital to S’pore’s economic growth: Gan Kim Yong

Amidst this pandemic, Singapore continues to invest in science and innovation, as well as grow a strong pool of talented scientists – some of whom contribute to the fight against Covid-19 using AI analytics. 

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Stars of A*STAR

Dedicated to research and innovation for the public good, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) interviews 2 of their scholars; Dr Sarah Luo, Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), and Dr Gurpreet Singh, Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Bioengineering and Bioimaging (IBB) and founder of Respiree Pte Ltd.

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Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Patrick Cozzone

For Professor Patrick Cozzone, Executive Director of the Singapore Bioimaging Consortium and cofounder of Respiree, bioimaging lies at the heart of understanding fundamental biological processes.

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Other home-grown firms in virus fight

Local medical technology startup Respiree’s wearable device which is used to measure vital parameters such as respiratory rate or blood oxygen levels.

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How Digital Technology Lightens The Load For Health Staff

Digital tools that free up time and resources for clinical staff are a breath of fresh air in these pressing times – particularly when they can generate invaluable patient data. Roche Diagram magazine explores what these innovations mean for practitioners.

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Tech Trailblazers : Respiree

Founded in 2019, Respiree’s technology is based on core sensor technology developed at the Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC), at A*STAR. Gurpreet Singh, Founder of Respiree and A*STAR scholar, shares how he turned a discovery in the lab into a device that could potentially save lives.

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Tech wearables for early Covid-19 detection

Local medical technology start-up Respiree aims to deploy respiratory bio-markers to predict worsening conditions in Covid-19 patients in isolation rooms.

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