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  1. Hospital chief accuses government of lack of leadership in developing health sector

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... and the association. Dr Li said the project would also need input from the University of Hong Kong medical faculty. He said the sector could not develop medical tourism if it could not expand its capacity. 'Our hospital, for example, is often full, leaving not much capacity to develop medical tourism. Fewer than 10 per cent of our patients are non-locals.' Dr Li said he had met officials ...

  2. Clearer system urged to attract patients

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Private doctors should make their charges more transparent to attract more patients, the head of the city's biggest private hospital said. The Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital has gradually standardised its packaged operations, bed rates an ...

  3. New private hospitals must cater for middle class, source says

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The four private hospitals that will be built on land with concessionary prices have to provide affordable services for the middle class and help boost medical tourism ... pillars advocated by the government's taskforce on economic challenges. This forms part of efforts to diversify the economy away from the pillar industries of finance, tourism, trade ...

  4. 'One person, one doctor' system to get priority

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The government will soon set up a working group to promote the system of 'one person, one doctor', one of three targets before its health-care financing reform can be put in place. A senior government source said that before the consult ...

  5. Medics call for chief executive to promote private health care

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Doctors hope the chief executive will use his policy address to promote medical tourism and announce that spending on health care and health insurance will be tax-deductible. ... The association also wants the government to facilitate longer stays for mainland patients in Hong Kong for medical services, to promote medical tourism. 'Now some patients can only stay one week ...

  6. Hong Kong right to quarantine people in hotel, Mexican envoy says

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... between Hong Kong and Mexico, including tourism and student exchanges affected by the outbreak. ...

  7. Physician, sell thyself

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... successful medical tourism centre. Overseas patients can just surf on a Singapore hospital's website, check out a doctor's CV, book an appointment, and then jump on a flight. The doctor ...

  8. Democrats lose ground in trade seats

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... their bids for re-election in the accountancy and medical sectors. And the camp's candidates in the tourism, engineering and architectural, surveying and planning sectors all lost. Dr Kwok came ...

  9. Date set for hospital appeal on height limit

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... a new site. He said Wong Chuk Hang would be a good choice. 'Ocean Park will build new hotels there that can facilitate the development of medical tourism, and the MTR will soon extend ...

  10. Academic backs 'tourist mothers'

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... stop regarding the issue negatively. 'They [wealthy mainlanders] bring business in the form of medical tourism and they bring us babies. What more can you ask for?' Cheung Kam-lau, ...




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