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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Inefficient health care systems fuel inflation, inequality

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 07:29pm by Christy Choi

    ... and add to that an unhealthy lifestyle … people start paying for health care and become bankrupt. It’s the case in the United States, in China and in Mexico,” said Frenk. In Mexico, medical costs ... in November found that one out of six people were living at or under the poverty line in the second quarter of last year. While the city’s public health care system covers 98 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1138669/inefficient-health-care-systems-fuel-inflation-inequality
  2. Business - Money

    How to make money out of the medical boom

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... it will force the government to deregulate. We believe there is a complete health-care-services sector emerging in China," says Yeh. In other words, the mainland medical market will look radically ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Converging trends will reward investors who choose well The boom in medical care in Asia makes health care stocks the perfect buy-and-hold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1125645/how-make-money-out-medical-boom
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China must fix its health-care system

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China must focus on health care Once the mainland's health care system became a serious casualty of free-market reforms, there was no simple cure. Five years ago ... But even a budget of 850 billion yuan was never going to fix a broken system. Recent revelations of corrupt relationships between multinational drug companies and health care services have done ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1336192/china-must-fix-its-health-care-system
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Private sector must not be allowed a free rein in China's health care

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by TSUNG-MEI CHENG

    ... Tsung-Mei Cheng Tsung-Mei Cheng says that an unfettered private market is a poor provider of health care, as other economies have proved and China has found in a failed experiment ... It will not, however, make sense in China's growing health care sector, where unfettered private market forces can easily divert the country from the goal of a "harmonious society" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1257886/private-sector-must-not-be-allowed-free-rein-chinas-health
  5. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Health care reform in China to make life easier for patients, not hospitals

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... new about how to alleviate the financial woes of urban public hospitals. Beijing's main goals in health care reform this year show its resolve to reduce patients' medical bills, ... on expanding public insurance. "The fiscal income [from taxes and fees] is limited, but spending is increasing," said Wang Hongzhi, a health care specialist at management consultancy Allpku. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1292679/health-care-plan-cut-bills-patients-lauded-falls-short-what-do-about
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Drug company bribes hurt China's health care system

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... Cesar Chelala Cesar Chelala says rampant unethical practices raise prices and lower the quality of medical care China can lower health care costs by stamping out drug company bribes ... with large fines for companies which offer the bribes. China wants to make health care affordable for its citizens. An important step is to eliminate bribes to doctors for their services. Also, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1307073/drug-company-bribes-hurt-chinas-health-care-system
  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Health care costs still a heavy burden for mainlanders, says health minister

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... conference Health-care costs remain too expensive Health care is still too expensive on the mainland despite almost four years of reform, Health Minister Dr Chen Zhu said yesterday. At the annual national health work conference, Chen said reform efforts needed to improve if the heavy financial burden on individuals was to be lifted, China News Service reported. The central government kicked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1122452/health-care-costs-still-heavy-burden-mainlanders-says-health-minister
  8. IHC bolsters health care presence throughout Asia

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 05:47pm by Michelle Phillips, Christina Liedke, Stacey Johnson, Joonyoung Kim and Laleh Larijani

    ... IHC aims to serve China's expanding private health care sector and Malaysia's thriving medical tourism groups. It also seeks to expand its elderly nursing market in Japan. The group ... services, International Healthway Corporation (IHC) is beefing up its expertise as an integrated health care solutions provider to tap into the region's fast-growing wellness sector. Listed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1295599/ihc-bolsters-health-care-presence-throughout-asia
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Privacy regulations are blocking data that could benefit health care in HK

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry and Hazel Knowles

    ... researchers to build up a profile of areas that are most vulnerable to self-harm and suicide, so that health care resources can then be recommended for those areas. However, despite assurances ... the problems and build a profile. Then you can create a tailor-made programme. But you need the data for the health care planning." Another major health care initiative that has run into similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143363/privacy-regulations-are-blocking-data-could-benefit-health-care-hk
  10. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Reforming mainland hospitals 'a tough job'

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... of its health-care system, the health minister says changing public hospitals is the trickiest task he faces in the next three years. "The hard part is to reform the public hospital ... and remote areas have access to essential health care. The mainland began pilot public-hospital reforms in 300 county-level hospitals last year, eliminating a medicine surcharge and introducing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1159356/reforming-mainland-hospitals-tough-job

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