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Among 50 applications and 12 finalists across the Southeast Asian region, MedHyve reigned supreme as the grand winner of the Access to Health Pitch Competition. The competition was hosted by TechShake and Merck, in partnership with Brainsparks, Schoolab, and Indogen Capital!  The Access to Health Pitch Competition aims to champion health startups in the Southeast Asia region that offer innovative solutions to gaps in healthcare systems. The competition aims to address patient access in areas such as disease awareness, diagnosis, patient accessibility, treatment, patient screening, and supply. Curiosity drives our company to discover new things, to achieve new scientific insights and breakthroughs to create, prolong and improve lives of patients. I am proud to be part of this project which aims to expand the access to healthcare within the Asia-Pacific region so we can help more patients and deliver our purpose. Liz Henderson, Merck Regional Vice President of Asia-Pacific Region …

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, people have observed the prescribed protocols and guidelines from the World Health Organization, CDC, and their respective governments to keep themselves prepared and protected at home from the coronavirus. Stocking on healthcare products and devices and following proper disinfecting measures have been standard practice. However, as cases continue to rise there are medical devices that have continued to gain more importance outside of hospitals and within households – including the pulse oximeter. What is a pulse oximeter? According to the World Health Organization [1], the pulse oximeter is a small electronic device that can either be a finger/toe clip unit. It has a monitor that displays the level of saturation of oxygen (Sp02) and the pulse rate of the heart. The device painlessly and accurately measures through the use of light emitting diodes (LEDs) and light detectors to detect pulsatile signals in a person’s…

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MedHyve marked its partnership with global sanitation leader Diversey with an executive webinar held last October 15, 2021 called “Infection Prevention & Control for Healthcare Facilities” This closed-door event welcomed various infectious disease experts as well as senior hospital executives to share their insights in dealing with infection prevention, control and management for healthcare facilities in the new normal. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital event aimed to drive awareness to the significance of an effective IPC program. The webinar sparked a discussion on how Covid-19 has reshaped our standards of sanitation and disinfection. The event was joined by hundreds of clinicians and health practitioners that wished to enrich their knowledge and understanding of infectious diseases and its transmission. Meet the Speakers ‘Infection Prevention & Control for Healthcare Facilities’ welcomed various industry experts and professionals. In attendance were speakers Nicolo Andrei A. Añonuevo the Associate Director of Nursing Professional Practice,…

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MedHyve is thrilled to announce our exciting partnership with @PhilippineStartupWeek, the country’s biggest 5-day startup conference happening ONLINE on November 15 – 19, 2021! Have you registered yet? Get your FREE #PHSW21 tickets now at bit.ly/attend-phsw21! With the theme ‘Beyond Recovery: Filipino Startups Redefining Opportunity’, PHSW21 is set to showcase the Philippine startup ecosystem as an engine for recovery and long-term growth post-pandemic. Join us as we bring together thousands of entrepreneurs, innovators, keynote speakers, investors, and other relevant stakeholders to celebrate Filipino startups and the various sectors and entities contributing to the growing Philippine startup ecosystem. Can You Build A Business On Care? MedHyve’s Community Event titled ‘Can You Build a Business on Care? Healthcare Startups Responding to COVID-19’ features a presentation and discussions on the role of startups in the management of the Covid pandemic in the Philippines. This aims to spark an exchange of insights and experiences…

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MedHyve collaborates with global sanitation leader Diversey MedHyve, in partnership with Diversey, presents Infection Prevention & Control for Health Facilities an Executive Web Discussion that will welcome senior healthcare executives and clinicians in a digital gathering to examine the new ways to deal with infection prevention, control, and management for healthcare facilities in the new normal. The webinar will take place on October 15 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. We will be inviting the industry’s top infection experts to speak on how medical facilities can combat avoidable infection through effective infection prevention and control programs!  This will feature case studies and discussions on how to better equip health facilities and frontliners, with the tools to prevent infection as a result of antimicrobial resistance. Meet our panel of speakers! Hear from our amazing line-up of industry experts as they share their knowledge and experience on how to fight infection and…

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Last May 27, 2021 MedHyve commemorated its partnership with global Japanese brand OMRON through an international web discussion. The webinar aimed to spark a dialogue amongst healthcare professionals across Asia regarding medical device innovations that are now becoming more readily accessible to the local market.  E-commerce providers have bridged the barriers in terms of consumer uncertainty, allowing buyers to purchase products with assurance and confidence. E-commerce is now becoming more convenient than before, it will soon be the go-to practice for businesses everywhere. Yusuke Kato, General Manager of OMRON Philippines  Newfound Digital Solutions Telemedicine and smart devices are taking the healthcare space by storm. As the country continues to recover from the Covid-19 virus, medical devices are becoming an integral aspect that contributes to the improvement of diagnosis, rehabilitation and patient care. Through these innovations, hospitals and frontliners across the nation will be able to respond more efficiently to the…

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“Making Medical Procurement Easy.” This is what MedHyve, a Filipino-owned startup focusing on digital procurement, promises to the Filipino people. Seeing how Level 1 and 2 hospitals in provincial areas struggle with complicated and inefficient procurement processes, Mr. Nigel Lirio, chief executive officer of MedHyve, along with Mr. Gabriel Henry Lopez as chief technology officer and Ms. Elle Quan as chief marketing officer, launched the company to offer a platform for simpler and more convenient procurement of medical supplies. The main features of MedHyve include AI canvassing or smart product recommendations for healthcare providers, a digitized procurement process, and direct-to-brand- pricing on the platform. The Pandemic Effect With the pandemic driving industries to transfer most of their operations online, the role of MedHyve in the health industry is further emphasized. Not only does it enable a completely digitized procurement of medical supplies, it is also able to simplify and speed up the…

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