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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Shifting forces of supply and demand test Asia's health care systems

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:25pm by STEVEN YEO

    ... Steven Yeo Steven Yeo says changing demographics and levels of affluence across Asia are presenting governments with the challenge of providing equitable health care amid a talent crunch ... challenges such as accessibility, cost and quality. A growing population of educated and affluent consumers is placing demands on health care systems. Asia is facing a "silver tsunami", ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581732/shifting-forces-supply-and-demand-test-asias-health-care-systems
  2. 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
  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. 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
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hospital Authority's secretive handling of medical misconduct damages trust in public health care

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:33pm by Neville Sarony

    ... Neville Sarony Neville Sarony says the Hospital Authority's practice of keeping medical misconduct out of public view creates unnecessary doubts about the professional standards of our public doctors Adverse reaction The failure of the Hospital Authority to refer a single case of potential misconduct to the Medical Council for investigation in the past two years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1577752/hospital-authoritys-secretive-handling-medical-misconduct-damages-trust
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Health care could account for almost a third of Hong Kong GDP by end of century

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:19pm by Richard Wong

    ... They imply that health-care spending will grow rapidly in Hong Kong. In 2011, domestic spending on health care was 5.12 per cent of gross domestic product, of which 49 per cent was in the public ... Such increases in health-care spending will stress our current fiscal arrangements of meeting half the costs from the public purse, unless the quality of care is sacrificed. Politically, no government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580799/health-care-could-account-almost-third-hk-gdp-end-century
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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