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The past year has been momentous for Filipinas, gaining high recognition in two (2) global fields. The Philippines’ first Olympic gold, won by Hidilyn Diaz showed how women excel and can display their physical prowess on the global stage. And the Philippine’s first Nobel laureate, Maria Ressa, earned the Peace prize for her efforts in independent journalism. Both were presented with unique hurdles along the way, as women, and both endured and achieved their personal triumphs, as women. Turning things around, in ways only they can, in a society that is, unfortunately, still not used to seeing women come out on top. Global Women Who Rule (GWWR) by The New Channel provides unique experiences, insights, struggles, and success stories of women from all sorts of places and all walks of life. One of the key points emphasized in the event is the importance and impact of going digital, and how it has…

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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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Many of the most important scientific advances, tech innovations, films, artworks, music, and powerful political and social movements throughout history were driven by women. While we believe women should be celebrated every day, we thought it would be nice to join the rest of the world in honouring women’s successes and contributions this Women’s History Month. In this story, we speak to our very own CMO Elle Quan as she shares her personal inspiration, insights, and experiences being a woman in tech. From organizing some of Asia’s biggest healthcare events to revolutionizing medical procurement through tech, this is Elle’s journey as a Pinay #LadyBoss: Q: As a female leader, what leadership lessons have you learnt over the course of your career?  A: People matter. You can have the biggest brand, most well-funded team, most advanced tech –  but it takes people in a safe, collaborative, empowering, dynamic environment to make…

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MedHyve is thrilled to welcome leading medical equipment and services provider Maystar Company as its newest marketplace partner. The company’s line of cutting-edge medical equipment and systems is now available in MedHyve’s digital procurement platform, accessible for hospitals and clinics across the country. This supports Maystar’s mission of expanding and developing provincial medical services in the Philippines. Superior Medical Equipment Maystar’s top-of-the-line medical equipment and after-sales services position the company as an established market leader. Offering device calibration, equipment training, and preventative maintenance, the company guarantees an honest and sound technical foundation to all its clients. Maystar is very lucky to partner with Medhyve, a very innovative, proactive and customer driven digital platform company for healthcare institutions. Joining together is our beginning, keeping together is moving forward, and working together is our shining success Ms. Lucita Maybituin-Subia, Maystar General Manager  With a growing number of partner sellers, MedHyve will continue…

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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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Singapore-headquartered start-up MedHyve – a B2B digital platform that empowers small and medium private hospitals and clinics in developing markets with intelligent procurement tools – has raised $407,500 in pre-seed investment round co-led by Silicon Valley global venture capital firm Pegasus Tech Ventures and Foxmont Capital Partners. Also participating in this fundraising round are former Lazada and Alibaba executives from 10K Ventures. These new funds will be used to strengthen MedHyve’s operations and technology offering to make medical supplies procurement in growth markets, like its pilot market in the Philippines, more efficient and cost-effective. Revolutionizing Medical Procurement Founded in 2019, MedHyve works to harness the power of technology and make high-quality medical supplies and equipment accessible to more medical institutions, consequently improving healthcare in developing economies. Artificial intelligence (AI) embedded into the platform provides smart procurement tools that provide medical institutions with much-needed procurement expertise. “The investment will allow us…

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MedHyve is excited to introduce fellow health-tech startup Dashlabs.ai as its newest partner. Together, the companies will work to forward their shared mission of improving healthcare through data-driven tech solutions.  Digital technology has transformed the face of many industries, including healthcare. The COVID-19 pandemic further highlighted this, shifting healthcare needs and pushing boundaries in innovation. Through this partnership, MedHyve and Dashlabs.ai aim to showcase the power of combining technology and data in shaping the future of healthcare. Technology-powered Healthcare Solutions MedHyve is on a mission to move medical procurement online, improving operational efficiency for local healthcare institutions. Its new partner, Dashlabs.ai, provides end-to-end lab software to empower labs through data. With this new partnership, Dashlabs.ai’s network of labs will get access to thousands of medical supplies and equipment available through MedHyve’s online catalog of products. Partnering with Medhyve is consistent with Dashlabs.ai’s overall vision of Simplifying Healthcare, Bryan Giger, CEO…

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MedHyve is pleased to announce that in December 2021 they entered into a new partnership to harness its AI-powered procurement solution and make Medical Depot’s hospital-grade medical equipment accessible to more medical institutions. With rapid technological advancement, the healthcare industry now recognizes the need for digital solutions to streamline the medical procurement process. The MedHyve – Medical Depot partnership aims to bring together unparalleled digital innovation to offer world-class medical equipment and supplies.  AI-powered Procurement We are always working to provide for our clients the best medical supplies in terms of quality and price. With over 7,000 SKUs, our partnership with Medical Depot will help us provide better options for our hospitals and clinics, Nigel Lirio, CEO of MedHyve, said. Through combining MedHyve’s AI canvassing and smart product recommendation with Medical Depot’s array of product offerings, this collaboration represents a step towards digitalizing Philippine healthcare procurement with the mission to…

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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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