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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Ambulance crew shortage costing lives, Shanghai experience shows

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Alice Yan

    ... father might still be alive today had an ambulance arrived much sooner after he collapsed at home early this year. Her family called the medical-emergency service immediately in January when ... discharged from hospital. Yong's experience is common in China's largest city, where residents face long waits after calling the medical-emergency hotline. This is due mainly to a shortage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586875/ambulance-crew-shortage-costing-lives-shanghai-experience-shows
  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... provider influenced my decision- cost was a factor but not the biggest one," says Hinds, who declined to give his real name. Medical tourism is a US$100 billion industry and growing, according ... driven by rising health costs in the 1980s and '90s. While Western medical professionals cringed at dangerously cheap health care, others saw potential, as governments in emerging economies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1574197/treatments-fly-asia-top-destination-medical-tourism
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council demands new misconduct body amid fears errors swept under the carpet

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:24pm by CANNIX YAU

    ... Cannix Yau cannix.yau@scmp.com Medical Council chairman calls for Hospital Authority to be stripped of power to probe doctors' errors amid fears cases are being ignored Lau demands new misconduct body The Medical Council is to fight for the removal of the Hospital Authority's power to investigate suspected doctors' misconduct after repeated calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571647/joseph-lau-wan-yee-demands-new-misconduct-body-hospitals
  4. News - China - Ebola virus

    Eight Chinese medical staff quarantined amid Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:36am by AFP

    ... medical team," it said, adding that the drug was "provided at no cost in all cases". READ: A look at what is scary about Ebola and reasons not to fear it The company did not reveal ... Agence France-Presse in Freetown Eight Chinese medical workers who treated Ebola patients have been quarantined in Sierra Leone, as health experts grapple with ethical questions over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571950/eight-chinese-medical-staff-quarantined-amid-ebola-epidemic-sierra-leone
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical insurance costs may rise 40pc for Hongkongers

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Medical insurance costs may rise 40pc As many as 200,000 people could face a 40 per cent increase in their medical insurance premiums if a plan put forward by a government consultancy gets the go-ahead, the legislator for the insurance sector has warned. Chan Kin-por said that the plan, if adopted, would drive more people to use public medical services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1381372/medical-insurance-costs-may-rise-40pc-hongkongers
  6. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Chinese farmer saws off his own legs as insurance will not cover medical costs

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 01:43pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhang has now spent almost 130,000 yuan, of which 50,000 yuan has been reimbursed. His medication costs 800 yuan a day. "I don't know what to do after I've taken all ... in a wheelchair in his Hebei farmhouse, a sheet concealing his ruined legs. His mother could not bear to look at the protruding bones. Early last year, the 47-year-old farmer sought medical help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1353289/insurance-gaps-force-horrific-health-decisions-mainland
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    DNA-based test for colon cancer, costing US$599 a go, approved by US

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:17pm by AP

    ... was not superior on all counts. Cologuard was less accurate at correctly ruling out cancer, reporting more growths when none were present. The approval has the potential to reshuffle current medical practice, though FDA officials stressed that DNA-based stool screening had not been endorsed by federal medical advisers who set screening guidelines. A spokeswoman for Exact Sciences, based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572237/dna-based-test-colon-cancer-costing-us599-go-approved-us
  8. News - World - SECURITY

    Medical records worth more than your credit card to hackers, say security experts

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 09:26pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York and Boston Medical files worth more than credit card to hackers Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market. Last ... have low security, so it's relatively easy for these hackers to get a large amount of personal data for medical fraud." Stolen health credentials can go for US$10 each, about 10 or 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600380/medical-records-worth-more-your-credit-card-hackers-say-security-experts
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Ex-civil servant who poured boiling water on maid avoids jail due to medical condition

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:48pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... in Hong Kong employers, but also their reputation." He suspended the sentence for 18 months- meaning Au will escape jail unless she reoffends within that time- due to her chronic medical ... the helper added, then "please send me, too. I want to take care of madam in prison". Ma read out a total of 34 letters written by Au's friends, relatives and medical professionals, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598068/ex-civil-servant-avoids-jail-burning-maid-scalding-hot-water
  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Medical simulation centres teach doctors how to cope with a crisis

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com Medical simulation centres aim to teach doctors and nurses how to cope with a crisis before it occurs in the operating theatre, writes Kate Whitehead Stress ... christian hospital, kwun tong Fortunately, this was a fictional scenario. It was played out a few weeks ago at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Innovative Learning Centre for Medicine, a new medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1541751/medical-simulation-centres-teach-doctors-how-cope-crisis

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