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  1. Quality HealthCare take its services into the community

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... Elizabeth Turner Private medical group Quality HealthCare is expanding its facilities with the development of specialist services in Hong Kong. Plans include the opening of specialist ... and orthopaedics and traumatology. Quality Healthcare is also expanding and collaborating with partners to take its services into the community. The group has joined forces with Mannings health retail ...

  2. Health-care plan to boost IT spending

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez China's pledge to enact sweeping reforms in its health-care sector appears poised to drive massive spending on health information technology nationwide, according ... of IBM's China Development Lab, which is responsible for developing the United States-based company's health-care technology solutions portfolio targeting the mainland. Out of the 4 trillion ...

  3. Health-care reform blueprint laid out

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing laid out guidelines yesterday for expanding health-care reform in the first year of a three-year plan. The blueprint comes three months after the official release of a medical reform plan, which has hardly begun because of a lack of supporting documents and the current battle against swine flu on the mainland. A few public-health initiatives under the reform, ...

  4. Drug wars: the law vs healthcare

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of healthcare than law enforcement. 'We need law enforcement. But the heart of the matter is to bring back health - prevention [and] treatment - to the centre of drugs control,' said Namibian ...

  5. Mainland poor are left to count high cost of medical treatment

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui You can afford to be without anything except money and acquire anything except a disease, goes a well-known Chinese saying. But these two worst-case scenarios are often impossible to avoid for the less privileged on the mainland, who can fa ...

  6. Results

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today 1st Quarter: Frasers Property (China), Longlife Group Holdings Interim: Core Healthcare Investment Holdings, EPro, Hang Lung Group, Hang Lung Properties 3rd Quarter: China Cyber Port (International), Hua Xia Healthcare Holdings, iMerchants, ITE (Holdings), Ming Kei Energy Holdings, Mobile Telecom Network (Holdings), Sau San Tong Holdings, Soluteck Holdings ...

  7. Quality of care a matter of monitoring and money

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... long, with the authority having awarded a tender for external assessment to the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, an international hospital accreditation agency. Before accreditation ...

  8. Compulsory treatment for mentally ill can work

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an opportunity to rectify a long-standing problem. It has become a worldwide trend among mental-healthcare professionals to move away from institutionalising patients and towards using community ... to truly gauge their patients' needs. Social workers and psychiatric nurses are overworked. Admittedly, the government has been expanding financial support and resources for mental-healthcare ...

  9. Safety audit teams to roam hospital wards

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Ng Kang-chung In reaction to a recent spate of medical blunders, the Hospital Authority will organise special hospital patrols to see how well staff members are complying with safety procedures, the health chief said yesterday. The authority ...

  10. Charge for specialist drugs to be reviewed

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The Hospital Authority has promised to review a four-year-old scheme governing the use of expensive drugs in public hospitals after it asked the family of a road accident victim to pay HK$21,000 for - possibly lifesaving - specialist medicin ...




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