T.k. Udairam is the COO of Sheares Healthcare Management, whose mandate is to acquire and develop hospitals and healthcare facilities and operations primarily in Asia and throughout the rest of the world. Their mission is to create value by introducing new technology—from IT to the early adoption of new treatment modalities and systems.
He has 39 years of healthcare experience in Singapore, with substantial experience in the operation and management of hospitals (ranging from 2,500-bed psychiatric hospital to 800-bed acute care hospital).
Udairam was involved in developing and implementing the first computerized hospital administration system in Singapore in 1984. He has been chair of various IT committees in public healthcare (from cluster steering committees to the national telehealth committee). He was also involved in developing and implementing the national medical care savings scheme (Medisave).