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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must heed anger over health care standards to curb hospital violence

    Posted May 06th 2014, 04:54pm by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... Lijia Zhang Lijia Zhang says China must revamp its underfunded and corrupt health care system to assuage the public rage that is fuelling a rising number of violent attacks on medical ... drastic action, he had tried repeatedly to complain but got nowhere. Such attacks underscore the ills of the health care system as a whole. On the heels of economic reforms, hospitals were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1505691/china-must-heed-anger-over-health-care-standards-curb-hospital-violence
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A welcome step to easing burden on public health care system

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Welcome step to ease care burden More than eight years after the last major report on health care reform, little has changed. The long-awaited voluntary health insurance ... of health services remains defined by lengthening queues and waiting times in the heavily subsidised public system. One of the recommendations of the Health and Medical Development Advisory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1455782/welcome-step-easing-burden-public-health-care-system
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong and Britain are natural partners in health care reform

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:28am by CAROLINE WILSON

    ... of their budgets, operating free from direct government control as "foundation trusts". Public-private partnerships and innovations in health care technology have improved the quality and patient ... Caroline Wilson Caroline Wilson says with their similar health care challenges, Britain and Hong Kong will benefit from closer collaboration on solutions Sharing caring This week, Lord ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1506553/hong-kong-and-britain-are-natural-partners-health-care
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Record sharing is key to better health care for Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to the benefit of patients, including children, senior citizens and people who frequently use public and private health-care services at the same time. An example that could happen to anyone would ... and a public doctor's clinical notes would make common sense. In terms of the quality and cost of health care, sharing health records is expected to reduce errors in medical treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1493980/record-sharing-key-better-health-care-hongkongers
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Health care scheme does not resolve manpower shortage in medical sector

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 12:08am by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng says the voluntary health protection scheme should be shelved and the money injected into the public health-care sector Health-care scheme doesn't resolve ... health care services and the so-called voluntary health protection scheme. The reason is simple. All Hongkongers are entitled to public health care, as they are to public housing. Furthermore, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1344599/health-care-scheme-does-not-resolve-manpower-shortage
  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    With fewer grand projects, Hong Kong can afford its health care bills

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... all thought dead and buried back in 2006. Yet whether Hong Kong's public finances are really facing the sort of old-age health care spending armageddon that the government keeps warning ... of the city's overall health care bill. Private insurance and out-of-pocket spending cover the rest. That means Hong Kong's public spending on health care is low by developed-economy standards. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1301355/fewer-grand-projects-hong-kong-can-afford-its-health-care-bills
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's two-in-one fix to improve public health

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by TSUNG-MEI CHENG

    ... of the "reform and opening up" that began in 1978, China's health-care sector was left to fend for itself in a market economy and millions of Chinese citizens fell into poverty due to illness ... To its credit, with the major health-care reform that began in 2009, China has made great progress in strengthening its health-care sector, nurturing it to become an important economic sector, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1219918/chinas-two-one-fix-improve-public-health

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