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This article presents the progress of Thailand’s healthcare innovations according to the national ‘Thailand 4.0’ policy, which spans from 2017 to 2036. In response to the policy, Thai healthcare organisations have adjusted and improved their services, their primary goals being to enhance healthcare providers’ competency, reduce unnecessary procedures in the healthcare system, increase public accessibility, and raise service recipients’ satisfaction. Also, healthcare personnel have integrated healthcare innovations with healthcare services to educate and enable the public to improve their self-care abilities, minimise consumption of healthcare resources, and reduce the number of patients in healthcare facilities
This article, which concentrates on enhancement of public knowledge and understanding of healthcare innovations for the Thailand 4.0 era, attempts to empower healthcare personnel to adopt the knowledge-based operation approach in place of the conventional skill-based approach, in response to public and social needs and expectations. The contents of this article cover the progress of healthcare innovations
for the Thailand 4.0 era, enhancement of nurses’ competency, and application of the Principle of Suffciency Economy as a cornerstone of happy living in the Thailand 4.0 era
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