UPDATE : Friday, March 23, 2018
2 professors in legal battle over textbook authorship
Ahn Hee-chang, a plastic surgery professor at Hanyang University Hospital, ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-22 14:56
Big-5 hospitals dominate patient care
Korea has five largest hospitals, called the “Big Five,” which dominate pat...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-14 11:23
Excessive hospital beds in Korea hurt healthcare quality
Too many hospital beds in Korea are making it difficult for medical workers...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-13 09:19
Is Korea short of physicians?
Whether Korea is suffering a shortage of physicians is one of the oldest is...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-12 10:42
Doctors worked 330 hours more than average workers in 2016
Most of the Korean physicians worked six days a week, and more than 300 hou...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-02 15:31
Pregnant trainees worried over 40-hour work limit
The upcoming workhour limit on pregnant trainee physicians has become a pro...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-01 11:12
‘We will come to the rescue of abuse victims’
The Korean medical community is notorious for having a strict hierarchy and...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-02-20 15:05
Sole candidate for KPA leadership makes absurd demands as 'pledges'
“The president of KPA should receive 20 million won ($18,338), after tax, i...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-02-05 17:19
Female physicians join ‘Me Too’ campaign to fight sexual abuse
After a female prosecutor opened up about her experience of sexual harassme...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-02-02 09:24
Neonatal intensive care units in dire state
The latest deaths of newborns at Ewha Womans University Medical Center’s ne...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-02-01 14:30
KUAH to build ‘minimal transfusion surgical hospital’
Korea University Anam Hospital (KUAH) said it would become the nation’s fir...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-30 15:47
‘Korea should adopt PBM to save blood’
Recently, experts in Patient Blood Management (PBM) gathered in Seoul to sh...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-25 15:45
Korea overuses blood transfusion, despite chronic shortage
People often associate an operation room with blood. If you get surgery, yo...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-23 15:37
Patient bites nurse’s fingertip off, unconsciously
An unconscious patient bit off the tip of a nurse’s finger at a hospital in...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-22 15:02
Hospitals under pressure to scrap joint guarantee for admissions
The time-honored practice of hospitals demanding a patient’s joint guarante...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-04 15:47
Chairman Lee vows to grow MGmed as ‘new drug developer’
Lee Wang-jun, chairman of Myongji Hospital, made headlines in late October ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-12-07 15:28
‘Patient blood management can overcome blood shortage’
To overcome chronic blood shortages, the government should adopt the Patien...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-12-01 15:49
Doctor Lee’s struggle shows downside of medical service in Korea
As a gunshot-wounded North Korean soldier drew the world’s attention for ma...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-11-28 15:06
‘Mooncare’s success hinges on cutting overuse of healthcare’
Finance has been at the center of debates over the President Moon Jae-in’s ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-11-22 15:48
Physicians call for verifiable checks of herbal medicines
The uncertain safety and efficacy of Oriental herbal medicines have long be...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-11-09 15:59
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