Making a Lasting Impact in Long Term Care in Asia Pacific: Napier Healthcare at AAIF 2018

Napier Healthcare made a splash at the 9th Ageing Asia Innovation Forum 2018 (AAIF 2018) recently (May 14-17, 2018). Napierites were right in the thick of AAIF 2018 activities from May 14, with our sponsorship of the Ageing Asia Alliance Singapore Experience Night (Prive at the Asian Civilisations Museum, right next to the Singapore River). There we presented the first ever Napier Digital Pioneer Award to our premier customer in Australia, Marta Terraciano, CEO of Residential Gardens for Spanish Speaking Frail Aged in Rooty Hill, New South Wales. We also launched our Napier Industry Partner Program, which was kicked off with a call to eldercare providers to pilot Napier’s AI-powered long-term care solutions. Find out more about it here.

Marta Terraciano, CEO of Residential Gardens for Spanish Speaking Frail Aged, Rooty Hill, Australia receives the first ever Napier Digital Pioneer of Award from Napier CEO Tirupathi Karthik.

Napierites in Singapore for AAIF 2018 (at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre) started off May 15 bright and early by getting the Napier exhibitor lounge ready to host the event’s guest-of-honour, Dr Amy Khor, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Environment and Water Resources.

Napierites Mobilised (from left): Teng Fang Yih; Shariq Farooqui; Lance Yap; Anthony Tian, Shireesh Tautam; Paul Drinkwater; Anil Kumar.

For the next two days, they initiated and followed through on discussions with the up to 300 delegates who walked by our lounge. Visiting delegates were engaged on what their needs were for the coming year and what technology can do to help them meet their various challenges and achieve their objectives.

Napier Healthcare Presales’ Shariq Farooqui (left) and Shireesh Tautam do a show-and-tell for Fiona Heard of Bolton Clarke, Australia.

Delegates were treated to a close look at the current digital transformation of eldercare, as it is powered by connected health solutions in the Napier AI-powered eldercare portfolio, built to enable personalized care.

Napier VP of Product Management, Anil Kumar presenting on the value of the Connected Health model in eldercare.

Demos were presented ‘live’ at the Napier lounge. VP of Product Management, Anil Kumar, gave a special presentation on Innovations of Care–Inspired and Powered by the Connected Health Model at the Eldercare Operations Seminar. And CEO Tirupathi Karthik led his panel discussion–on business and technology trends to watch and strategies to deploy to make the most of digital transformation efforts in eldercare today–with business and community leaders from Australia and New Zealand.

PANEL DISCUSSION—TECH IN ELDERCARE (From left): Natalie Burge, Director – Aged Care and Private Health, Alcatel – Lucent Enterprise, Australia; Pat Sparrow, CEO, Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA); Tirupathi Karthik, CEO, Napier Healthcare; Sean Rooney, CEO, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA); Lisa Short, Global Economic, Business and Education Transformational Strategist, ChangerInc., Australia; and, John Collyns, Executive Director, Retirement Villages Association NZ Inc., New Zealand.

All in all, we explored with the Asia Pacific region’s key eldercare leaders just exactly what we can do to help them raise their efficiencies, roll out more residential and home care services, and grow their operations with smart, innovative technologies.