Jit Seng Tan

Director, Lotus Eldercare, Singapore

Dr Tan Jit Seng is the Director of Lotus Eldercare, set to cater to increasing needs of home eldercare services for the silver population in Singapore.

Dr Tan graduated in 2002, from National University of Singapore and immediately in his first year of practice encountered SARS as a House Officer in the public hospital.   He went on for a year of training in managing neurosurgical patients as a medical officer in National Neuroscience Institution, TTSH Campus, both in Neurosurgical Intensive Care Units and general wards.

Thereafter, Dr Tan served out his National Service in Tengah Airbase Medical Center, where he was awarded RSAF Best Safety award and AFMS Best Safety award. Dr Tan resumed his public sector service as a Medical Officer in TTSH Emergency service, TTSH Otorhinolaryngology service, AH Surgical service and finally Yishun Polyclinic. After the stint in polyclinic, Dr Tan joined a 2-doctor private general practice in Marsiling, learning the wide range of skills under a very senior general practitioner. Following the private clinic practice, Dr Tan worked as a full time locum to gain experience of general practice in big corporate groups.

Dr Tan is a current member of the American Academy of Home Care Physician and International Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (IAHSA). He is also an accredited assessor for FDWG, IDAPE, Eldershield, InterRAI and for Mental Capacity Act to do Lasting Power of Attorney.

12.25 - 12.45 PM Closing Keynote

Tuesday 20 October

Telemedicine in Action: A Case Study

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