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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU won't drop pricey mainland Chinese hospital even after HK$200m bill

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Despite sky-high costs, the Shenzhen partnership will continue HKU won't drop costly hospital Despite a financial setback, the University of Hong Kong has decided to move forward with its Shenzhen hospital project. The univer ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Pioneering initiative in Shenzhen intended to promote reform of the medical culture faces crisis after two years in row over expenses HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen hospital which opened in Futian two years ago with the aim of reforming the medical culture on the mainland is in crisis, with the Shenzhen ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals may be forced to reveal fee details

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by Emily Tsang

    ... Private patients have often complained about hidden charges and unclear bills. "The private hospitals [would be] mandated to develop a database of key historical statistics on their actual bill sizes for common treatments under the new law," the source told the South China Morning Post. "There will be legal consequences and penalties for those violating ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council could face major surgery as government plans reforms

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:50pm by Emily Tsang

    ... within the year, but the source said it was not clear how long the bill would take to pass as "there are always hold-ups and filibusters in Legco". Lau has already advocated extra lay ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... billion out of HK$79 billion- according to a report released in 2011, with employer-funded and private insurance, and households, picking up the rest of the bill. There is growing concern ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijingers spend a quarter of their lives sick, landmark study finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:39pm by Alice Yan

    ... According to the Ministry of Health, in 2012 more than 260 million patients nationwide suffered chronic diseases, which were responsible for 85 per cent of deaths. Seventy per cent of medical bills ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Former US first lady Bush in hospital for lung troubles

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 12:58pm by AP and AFP

    ... added: “I know I speak for Americans everywhere when I say that our thoughts and prayers are with Barbara and her family on this New Year’s Day.” Former president Bill Clinton also sent his best, ... and @GeorgeHWBush. — Bill Clinton (@billclinton) January 1, 2014   Bush was first lady from 1989 to 1993, building a reputation for bluntness. Her son, George W. Bush, was the 43rd president was in the White ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Privacy at risk over plan to share patients' data

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by CANNIX YAU, Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the associated bill by Legco. But Chiang warned that in the bill's present form, the system lacked measures to protect patients' privacy, such as a "need-to-know" clause ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    World Toilet Organisation steps into public urination row

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:41am by Christy Choi

    ... Nations Environment Programme, the Asian Development Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It has more than 200 members and its current chairman is a graduate of the school of foreign ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    China considers higher patient fees to fund salary boost for doctors

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:32pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... insurance schemes. Medical service fees have not changed much since the 1990s, when the government subsidised around one-third of patients’ medical bills and hospitals were allowed to impose ...




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