UPDATE : Saturday, March 28, 2020
25,000 foreigners exploited Korean healthcare system in 3 years
Almost 25,000 foreigners exploited the Korean healthcare system in the past...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-30 11:52
NHIS under fire for delay of drug negotiations with AstraZeneca
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) has fallen into public scrutin...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-27 16:56
Ministry to expand supply of patent info to drugmakers
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said Monday it would provide do...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-10-27 16:27
‘Early diagnosis more important than immunotherapy to cure lung cancer’
The Korean Association for Lung Cancer (KALC) has set about to emphasize th...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-10-25 15:22
Physicians plan street rally to protest ‘Mooncare’
Doctors will hold a rally to fight against President Moon Jae-in’s policy o...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-10-25 10:48
How public health ethics applies to palliative, dementia care
Public health ethics applies to not just health issues but all sectors of l...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-25 09:48
Health insurance’s reimbursement rate averages at 85%
Preparing a plan for proper compensation is imperative because the health i...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-10-24 18:32
74 NHIS employees punished in past 4 years
The National Health Insurance Service has punished 74 employees for the pas...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-10-24 15:46
Patients can refuse medical care at end-stage of their lives
Korean patients can now decide whether to continue medical care that prolon...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-23 11:56
Number of teens with AIDS increased 4.2-times in past decade
The number of Korean teenagers with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AI...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-20 17:23
Kickbacks specified in expense reports not exempt from punishment
With pharmaceutical companies obliged to submit their economic profit repor...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-10-20 16:57
‘Hepatitis C should be part of national health check’
A recent survey found that a majority of doctors specializing in liver dise...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-10-19 16:57
Proposal for global budget system adds fuel to controversy over ‘Mooncare’
President Moon Jae-in’s policy to drastically expand health insurance cover...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-10-19 15:53
‘National hepatitis C screenings needed,’ doctors say in survey
A recent survey showed 99 percent of liver disease specialists called for a...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-18 16:08
Free R&D consulting services for new drug developers
Researchers and organizations developing new drugs may benefit from free co...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-18 15:55
Oxford professor points to ‘morbidity icebergs’ in 2 Koreas
“All developed countries have substantially hidden illnesses, but its scale...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-10-18 10:25
‘Quarter of drugs winning fast-track approvals not supplied at all’
A quarter of drugs, which have received fast-track marketing licenses for t...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-10-17 16:34
Former MFDS officials enjoy parachute positions: lawmaker
A majority of executives working at six state-run institutions under the Mi...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-10-17 16:05
‘Oriental medicine promotion program, irrelevant for kids’ health’
The government’s pilot program to help enhance children’s health through pr...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-10-16 17:30
Project to give back to international society underperforms
A government project to invite and cure foreigner patients of low-income fa...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-16 16:17
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