SINGAPORE (Mar 19): Nearly 20 years ago, Dr Eugene Loke and a few classmates from medical school began tinkering with a web-based personal health record system that put patients in charge of their information. “We wanted to empower patients,” Loke says of their early efforts. The system was adopted by a local public hospital and later acquired by a medical IT company. Loke spent five years with the company, novaSPRINT, designing electronic medical record systems for hospitals.

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