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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals may be forced to reveal fee details

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

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com The proposal is aimed at helping patients decide whether they can afford a particular treatment Private hospitals may be forced to reveal fee details Private hospitals would no longer be able to treat patient charges and statistics as business secrets under reforms proposed by the government. They would also be required to maintain a database ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555516/private-hospitals-may-be-forced-reveal-fee-details
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH: ANALYSIS

    Transparency on hospital charges is just part of big health-sector overhaul

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

    ... just part of big overhaul A move to force private hospitals to be more transparent on charges is just part of a drive to radically reform the medical sector and encourage patients to go private, government sources say. The transparency drive, under which private hospitals will have to release statistics and standard pricing for common operations, was revealed yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555451/transparency-hospital-charges-just-part-big-health-sector-overhaul
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Government offers to lend HK$45b to NGOs to run private hospitals

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Government seeks new way on top of health insurance reform to get more using private care HK$45b in loans for NGOs to run private hospitals The government may loan HK$45 billion to non-profit organisations to run private hospitals in a bid to ease the burden on the public health care sector. The money will come from a HK$50 billion fund ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1449634/government-offers-lend-hk45b-ngos-run-private-hospitals
  4. Hospital Authority to fund private consultation visits for more than 6,000 long-term patients

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:30pm

    ... HK$45 for each private consultation. The remainder of the fee, about HK$233, will be funded by the authority. Currently, each visit to a general clinic at a public hospital costs an average ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin and Tuen Mun targeted for pilot project More than 6,000 long-term patients will be funded HK$2,330 a year to consult private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1451586/hospital-authority-fund-private-consultation-visits-more-6000-long-term-patients
  5. 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

    ... the hospital succeed," he said. The hospital should have more private wards, he said, and open five special diagnosis centres- for heart disease, orthopaedics-traumatology, reproductive medicine, ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560105/hku-wont-drop-pricey-mainland-chinese-hospital-even-after-hk200m-bill
  6. Comment - Blogs

    What Chinese hospitals can learn from the beer industry

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 08:44am by Jeffrey Towson

    ... And to launch a new private hospital chain you would also have to compete with this existing, and low price, system (not easy). This existing public system is politically strong and able to price aggressively. Building a private business against this is very difficult. Use what already exists. The doctors and nurses are in the public hospital system. Human capital is the biggest constraint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1555214/what-chinese-hospitals-can-learn-beer-industry
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Private hospitals should comply with Hospital Authority reporting code

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Private hospitals, comply with code There are good reasons why public hospitals are subject to a code that ensures serious medical incidents causing death or injury are promptly reported to the Hospital Authority. And there is no good reason why private hospitals should not feel bound by it. Apart from the principle of accountability for patient safety, a prompt, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1100266/private-hospitals-should-comply-hospital-authority-reporting
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Doctors in private practice care little for the interests of the general public

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 06:23pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng criticises Medical Association's reluctance to support a plan to ease requirements for overseas doctors to practise here Doctors in private practice care little for the interests of the general public Over the years, doctors in local private practice have built up an empire of their own. The Hong Kong Medical Association, which claims a membership ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1545684/doctors-private-practice-care-little-interests-general-public
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals to set out cost of treatment in advance under new law

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Move to set out private hospital fees in advance is aimed at reducing disputes and paving way for government reform of medical insurance Patients to be told cost of treatment Private hospitals and doctors would have to tell patients the likely cost of their treatment in advance under a law the government plans to introduce this year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1414568/private-hospitals-set-out-cost-treatment-advance-under-new-law
  10. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    Ombudsman slams public hospitals over transfer of patients' records

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by Phila Siu

    ... to private doctors, saying it could delay treatment and harm patients. Of 50 cases that the Ombudsman looked into, one took as long as five months. "Every second counts," warned Ombudsman Connie Lau Yin-hing. The Hospital Authority has two systems for the transfer of patients' records to private doctors: one takes 14 days and the other takes 40 days. An inquiry showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541183/ombudsman-slams-public-hospitals-over-transfer-patients-records

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