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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. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Private health care tipped for growth after state backs investment

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:27am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and fast economic development," said William Zhan, from the Maria Medical Investment Group, which runs about a dozen maternity hospitals on the mainland. "But the health care industry has ... care investment, including by inviting doctors from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan to establish clinics in their city. This follows an earlier push for health care development by Communist Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420204/private-health-care-tipped-growth-after-state-backs-investment
  3. 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, ... spent 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1292679/health-care-plan-cut-bills-patients-lauded-falls-short-what-do-about
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing to boost health care spending

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing also pledges to improve key health indicators, with life expectancy up and infant mortality down Expenditure on health care will be increased Beijing has pledged to increase government spending on health care and improve key health indicators to the standard of developed countries by 2020, the Ministry of Health said in a report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1017387/beijing-boost-health-care-spending
  7. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Reforming mainland hospitals 'a tough job'

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

    ... Nearly four years after the mainland embarked on comprehensive reform of its health-care system, the health minister says changing public hospitals is the trickiest task he faces ... Co-operation Strategy, which outlines a framework to ensure mainlanders in rural and remote areas have access to essential health care. The mainland began pilot public-hospital reforms in 300 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1159356/reforming-mainland-hospitals-tough-job
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals aren't giving their patients important price details, review finds

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... hospitals are not providing their patients with comprehensive price information that can help them budget for simple operations. This emerged from a recent review by the South China Morning Post ... not been clear on their charges He hoped that the government would improve on public health services so that the private sector would feel the market pressure and adjust their policies accordingly, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1177263/private-hospitals-arent-giving-their-patients-important-price-details
  9. News - China

    Harbin doctor's killing highlights problem for hospitals

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... cent increase from 2004. Added to the problems besetting the public health-care system is doctors' fear for their safety and that of their families. Already doctors have begun to joke ... of patients deters elite students from studying medicine. Despite the government's huge investments in public health-care over the past three years, the doctor-patient relationship has continued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1074327/harbin-doctors-killing-highlights-problem-hospitals
  10. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Bedside vigil pits husband against hospital he blames for wife's woes

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng Bedside vigil pits husband against hospital For the past three years, Luo Zhanmiao, a 73-year-old retired engineer, has slept on a "bed" made of three chairs fitted together alongside his 68-year-old wife at a public hospital in Guangzhou. For more than 1,000 nights, he has helped care for her. But his presence is also a protest of sorts against the hospital, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1043357/bedside-vigil-pits-husband-against-hospital-he-blames-wifes-woes

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