UPDATE : Tuesday, February 18, 2020
SMC continues to fight against ministry over MERS damage claim
Samsung Medical Center (SMC) and the Ministry of Health and Welfare are res...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-12-12 17:20
2 hospitals accused of ordering physician assistants to do doctors’ work
A hospitals’ group pressed charges against two tertiary hospitals for order...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-12-12 14:37
KUMC professor wins patent for lung cancer gene diagnosis method
A researcher at Konkuk University Medical Center (KUMC) has registered a pa...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-12-11 16:54
Skin adhesive effective in suturing women after C-section
Researchers at St. Mary’s hospital have discovered that skin adhesive is ef...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-12-10 14:03
Doctors oppose state insurer’s crackdown on unlicensed hospitals
The medical community expressed intense anger against a bill, which aims to...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-12-10 12:19
Patient arrested for trying to attack ER doctor with knife
The police said they arrested a patient for trying to jab a knife against a...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-12-07 11:58
UK group rates Sungkyunkwan medicine school as Korea’s best in 3 areas
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine said Wednesday that the Times Hi...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-12-06 11:14
Researchers develop AI platform to detect microscopic bronchi
Researchers at Asan Medical Center (AMC) have developed a method that uses ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-12-05 17:12
Korea to open 1st for-profit hospital in Jeju
Jeju provincial government said Wednesday that it has conditionally approve...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-12-05 17:11
Opioids use going up in Korea: survey
Korea is not safe from the overuse problem of opioids anymore, a survey sho...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-12-04 16:02
Diagnosis of early puberty possible by urine test: study
A local research team said they develop a technology to diagnose early-onse...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-12-04 12:00
[Special] Will 12-hour work shift attract more nurses?
As hospitals run 24 hours a day, Korean nurses usually work in three shifts...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-12-03 14:47
‘Drastic cut in insurance coverage killed nuclear medicine’s future’
The Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine (KSNM) is urging the government to r...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-12-03 11:41
Hospitals force newcomer residents to pay ‘entry fee’
The Korean Intern Resident Association (KIRA) said it would conduct an onli...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-11-30 15:32
Ex-government official gets 8 years for taking bribe from Gil hospital
A former director general of the Ministry of Health and Welfare received a ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-11-30 15:31
Korean nurses seek to work in US under better conditions
Most of the Korean nurses preparing to land a job in the U.S. said they wer...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-11-30 11:18
Increased inflammation-inhibiting hormone a sign of elderly depression
Researchers at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital have found the hi...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-11-29 17:15
Laparoscopy can remove large ovarian tumor
Professor Park Jung-yeol (right) of the department of obstetrics and gyneco...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-11-29 14:54
Doctors’ group to punish Jeju hospital professor for assaults
The Korean Medical Association said it has referred a professor at Jeju Nat...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-11-29 10:43
Jeju hospital professor accused of violence against staffs
A professor at Jeju National University Hospital’s rehabilitation center ha...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-11-28 13:14
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