Patients wait to be seen at Kwong Wah Hospital in Mong Kok, on January 20. Technology-aided accurate diagnosis and surgery may translate into fewer hospital visits and consultations. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong’s chronic doctor shortage can be cured with new tech and new blood

Ken Chu says cutting-edge equipment for early disease detection and surgery, and more open recruitment of doctors, can help boost services at public hospitals, but healthy lifestyles are also a key way to ease the pressure

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Patients wait to be seen at Kwong Wah Hospital in Mong Kok, on January 20. Technology-aided accurate diagnosis and surgery may translate into fewer hospital visits and consultations. Photo: Edward Wong
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