Dr Daphne Khoo, Singapore

Deputy Director Medical Services (Healthcare Performance Group), Ministry of Health, Singapore

Deputy Director of Medical Services, Healthcare Performance Group
Executive Director, Agency of Care Effectiveness
Ministry of Health, Singapore

Dr. Daphne Khoo is the Deputy Director Medical Services (Healthcare Performance Group) at the Ministry of Health (MOH) Singapore where she oversees all national Patient Safety, Clinical Performance Management, Quality Improvement and Utilization Review programmes. She is also the founding Executive Director of the Agency for Care Effectiveness, Singapore’s national Health Technology Assessment Agency.

Dr. Khoo trained as an endocrinologist at the Singapore General Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic USA. She is a former President of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies and recipient of the Asia Oceania Thyroid Association Nagatataki Award for contributions to thyroid research. From 2011 to 2014 Dr. Khoo was the global Chief Medical Officer of a private healthcare company with healthcare facilities in 11 countries including India, Vietnam, Australia and Hong Kong.

Her current main area of focus at the Ministry is co-driving the Beyond Quality to Value work stream alongside colleagues from Healthcare Financing.

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