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Old 18-09-2018, 06:29 PM   #5221
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Nope, if you have already collected the completer kit in season 3, you won't be able to collect this coming season completer gift anymore.

But you still can get the new tracker with heartrate monitoring function.
The t shirt only for completer?
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:01 PM   #5222
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Yup for season 3 completer
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:02 PM   #5223
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According to their website, function to sync your MVPA duration to the Healthy 365 mobile app is only available from 27 October 2018.

Maybe that why now all cannot see
Tempo HR can leh, see post #5087.
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:14 PM   #5224
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Tempo HR can leh, see post #5087.
That Tempo HR model was issued last season, maybe that the only compatible tracker at the moment

Think we will get new app update to cater for new tracker as the commencement of the step challenge get closer

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Old 18-09-2018, 07:22 PM   #5225
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Where to sign up to get the new tracker with heart rate function?
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:28 PM   #5226
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Where to sign up to get the new tracker with heart rate function?
Go and download the healthy365 app and sign up from there.

As to how to get the free tracker, you can refer to below

https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/1...-post5217.html
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:30 PM   #5227
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Collected the 1stnor 2nd generation step counter

It didn’t last long - few months only

Switch to FitBit and more than 12 months still ok
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:37 PM   #5228
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completer kit mah
does the completers' kit come with the new tracker?
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:39 PM   #5229
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Go and download the healthy365 app and sign up from there.

As to how to get the free tracker, you can refer to below

https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/1...-post5217.html
Thanks already signed up through the app just wasn't sure where to collect.

New participant so can only collect from end Oct...
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Old 18-09-2018, 07:56 PM   #5230
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Collected the 1stnor 2nd generation step counter

It didn’t last long - few months only

Switch to FitBit and more than 12 months still ok
those cheapo tracker very lousy de and "easily count step" i curious the new one still cheapo too i worry the built cheapo than season 4 finish the tracker also gone case liao than next season must fork out money get
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Thanks already signed up through the app just wasn't sure where to collect.

New participant so can only collect from end Oct...
i sign up through website able to choose which location to collect
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Old 18-09-2018, 09:02 PM   #5232
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OPMT03/18 Invitation to Tender for Provision of Steps Counting Fitness Wearables for HPB's National Steps Challenge (Phase 4)

12+ millions for 750k trackers

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Old 18-09-2018, 10:00 PM   #5233
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i sign up through website able to choose which location to collect
Have you signed up for previous seasons before? First time participant so not able to collect until Oct 29. I tried using a different nric (considered returnee) and was able to make an appointment to collect.
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OPMT03/18 Invitation to Tender for Provision of Steps Counting Fitness Wearables for HPB's National Steps Challenge (Phase 4)

12+ millions for 750k trackers

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12+ MILLIONS
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Old 18-09-2018, 11:16 PM   #5235
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12+ MILLIONS
Haha, if u think $12 million is lots of $$$, wait till u see the elderly healthcare bill by 2030, projected to be S$66 BILLION dollars.(upwards of 5000x 12 million).
The reason is because unlike medical treatment in say WW2 when penicillin allowed wounds to heal, meaning that many previously well people who would have otherwise died from a accident or episodic bacterial infection illness recovered to their previously well state, many of today's patients are previously UNWELL (already have diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol problem and have very poor stamina to begin with) and thus will not have that much improvement upside despite exorbitantly high medical treatment costs incurred.

If 12 million is all that the SG government is spending on preventive healthcare, then that investment is really PEANUTS by comparison to what is already being spent now on hospital based treatment costs alone.

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Elderly health costs to rise tenfold by 2030: Report
The findings on elderly healthcare costs could influence government policies and decisions on healthcare infrastructure spending as well as personal insurance and retirement planning.

The findings on elderly healthcare costs could influence government policies and decisions on healthcare infrastructure spending as well as personal insurance and retirement planning.PHOTO: TIFFANY GOH FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
PUBLISHED AUG 25, 2016, 5:00 AM SGT
Each senior in S'pore will need average of $51k a year, the highest figure in Asia-Pacific
Janice Tai
Elderly healthcare costs in Singapore are projected to rise tenfold over the next 15 years to more than US$49 billion ($66 billion) annually, according to a report.
This means an average of US$37,427 will be spent on healthcare for each elderly person by 2030. This is the highest in the Asia-Pacific region, just ahead of Australia.

The report was released yesterday at the launch of Marsh & McLennan Companies' new Asia-Pacific Risk Centre, which is supported by the Economic Development Board. The firm provides professional services such as risk management.
The US$49 billion figure was derived by taking into consideration demographic changes, long-term care costs and medical cost inflation. It includes public expenditure, private insurance and out-of-pocket spending.
The report estimated that US$5 billion was spent on healthcare for the elderly last year as a senior citizen's healthcare expenditure is estimated to be four times that of an average person's. By 2030, the healthcare expenditure for each senior is estimated to rise from US$8,196 in 2015 to US$37,427.

MODEST ESTIMATE
It's a conservative estimate given that the numbers do not take into account indirect costs, such as transport, and opportunity costs from caregivers' time... It also assumes that we have the same ready access to cheap foreign labour which may not be the case in the future.
DR JEREMY LIM, a partner in Oliver Wyman global health practice, on the findings.
"It's a conservative estimate given that the numbers do not take into account indirect costs, such as transport, and opportunity costs from caregivers' time," said Dr Jeremy Lim, a partner in Oliver Wyman global health practice.
"It also assumes that we have the same ready access to cheap foreign labour which may not be the case in the future."
Dr Ng Wai Chong, chief of clinical affairs at Tsao Foundation, agreed. He felt the figures might even be an underestimate if the current health and social care systems are not improved and people do not manage their own health more proactively.
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said last year that healthcare spending in Singapore is expected to rise from over $9 billion last year to over $13 billion in 2020.
These are just public expenditure figures, the Ministry of Finance confirmed yesterday.
The implications of these new numbers are wide-ranging, said Mr Wolfram Hedrich, executive director of the Asia-Pacific Risk Centre.
"Our findings will influence government policies and decisions on healthcare infrastructure spending. Individuals need to carefully consider how well-prepared they are to fund their retirement healthcare needs, especially given the limited range of affordable insurance products," he said.
Dr Lim said the proposed review of ElderShield - announced during last Sunday's National Day Rally - is timely as it covers only the severely disabled and the payout is modest.
"We can also look at other new solutions such as having reverse mortgage schemes to allow people to monetise their housing assets to pay for healthcare when they are old or allowing the use of MediShield and Medisave overseas if their price points are lower," he added.
Dr Ng said there is a "keen awareness of the risk of rising healthcare costs at the government, community and personal levels".

When asked for its comments on the report, which it received yesterday, the Ministry of Health said it is studying it and will respond at a later time.

Marsh & McLennan Companies has four operating firms - insurance-broking and risk-management firms Marsh and Guy Carpenter as well as consulting firms Mercer and Oliver Wyman
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapor...by-2030-report

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