UPDATE : Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Korea’s ‘death culture’ less than 60 points out of 100
Koreans do not have positive views of the situation concerning their final ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-05-30 15:37
China’s ‘THAAD retaliation’ hurts medical tourism, lowers brand value
China’s economic retaliation in the aftermath of South Korea’s deployment o...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-29 17:04
‘Allow hospitals to charge fees for AI’s data reading’
Korea needs to introduce “medical fee charging system for artificial intell...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-05-26 14:42
2 years after MERS, Korea still struggles with public health system
Two years have passed since the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) thr...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-05-25 16:13
Park’s secret doctors found guilty of unlawful treatments, perjury
All doctors charged with treating – unlawfully and secretively -- for...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-05-19 11:39
Medical bill for one year before death rises 3.4 times in 10 years
The medical cost for one year before death totaled nearly 16 million won ($...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-05-18 18:31
‘Stop breastfeeding while taking emetic’  
On May 4, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety cautioned mothers taking “do...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-17 15:40
‘Improvements needed for child abuse reporting’
A controversy is going on over a proposed bill, which calls for punishing m...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-17 11:08
State agency to kick off Bahrain project early next month
Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) will kick off its pro...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-17 11:01
Japan interested in Korea’s pricing system for innovative new drugs
The Japanese government, which had long racked its brains over deciding the...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-05-16 09:24
Need resurfaces to cut medical cost for elderly
The government should introduce a coercive system to curb the rapid increas...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-05-15 17:24
Doctors must wear name tags or face fines
A new law that makes name tags mandatory for medical professionals went int...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-12 12:10
Will a former doctor become Moon’s first health minister?
As President Moon Jae-in has set about to form his first Cabinet, healthcar...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-05-12 11:07
Industry groups ask Moon to expand policy support
As President Moon Jae-in steps into the Blue House, various healthcare-rela...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-10 17:30
Changes in healthcare policy expected under President Moon
Moon Jae-in started his term as the 19th president of the Republic of Korea...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-10 15:53
Act on ‘well-dying’ caught up in controversy
After much difficulty, the government has enacted a law that gives patients...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-05-08 18:06
Druggists up in arms over increase of medicines sold at convenience stores
Pharmacies around the globe are retailing two categories of drugs: Over the...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-05-04 13:35
Did Park's confidante appoint health-welfare minister, too?
Various circumstances indicate Choi Soon-sil, the 40-year-long confidante o...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-05-02 11:46
Novartis Korea slammed with $48.6-million penalty
The Ministry of Health and Welfare has decided to impose the fine of 55.1 b...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-27 18:16
Medical industry earned $761 million from 364,000 foreign patients last year
Korea’s medical industry attracted about 364,000 foreign patients and took ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-27 17:27
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