UPDATE : Friday, July 19, 2019
Bullet trains change large hospitals’ bottom lines
Korea Train eXpress (KTX) has shortened the Seoul-Busan travel time to two ...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-07-11 16:30
What makes Caesarean sections prevalent in Korea?
If delivering a baby is never easy even for girls in their prime, it should...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-11 12:07
Medicine, sociology, physical education professors met at one class -- why?
Does a woman with a patriarchal husband have higher blood pressure than a w...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-07-10 14:39
Severance doctor conducts 3,000 robotic urology surgeries
Professor Choi Yong-deuk of the Severance Hospital세브란스병원 has conducted 3,00...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-07 16:44
SMC’s proton therapy treats 500 cancer patients a year
The Proton Therapy Center within Samsung Medical Center(SMC)’s Cancer Hospi...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-07 10:57
‘SNUH will restore role as all Koreans’ intensive care unit’
Throughout the past year, Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) was at ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-07-06 17:52
Mother sues McDonald’s for causing her girl’s ‘Hamburger disease’
A mother has sued McDonald’s Korea, claiming her four-year-old daughter is ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-06 15:14
Korea University professor succeeds in 1st cancer surgery using only robot
Professor Kim Hyun-koo of Korea University Guro Hospital has succeeded in o...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-05 15:05
Vets, pharmacists embroiled in dispute over animal drugs
So far domestic pharmacists have fought two wars, first with medical doctor...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-04 11:44
Medical community opposes controls on certificate issuing fees
A controversy is arising over the government's decision to set a ceilin...
by Song Soo-youn / Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-07-03 12:19
Yonsei Cancer Center emerges as model of hospitalist surgical ward
A pilot program to introduce the hospitalist system is making slow progress...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-06-30 16:32
Marydoty Hospital leaves Korea fulfilling 35 years of service mission
The Marydoty Hospital completed its medical treatments in Korea with the la...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-06-29 11:20
Success of hospitalist system lies in guaranteeing doctors' future status
The hospitalist system is emerging as an alternative to cope with reduced w...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-06-27 17:09
Hospitalist system struggles to take root in Korea -- why? 
It has been 10 months since the government entered a pilot program to intro...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-06-26 12:11
‘Put EMR ahead of Watsons to prepare for AI era’
To prepare for artificial intelligence era, hospitals should focus on havin...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-06-23 15:50
Activist farmer’s death certificate corrected 19 months later
On Nov. 14, 2015, police officers blasted water cannons at protesters in on...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-19 15:48
SNUH performs 1st successful pediatric lung transplant in Korea
The Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) has discharged a toddler who ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-15 13:12
Transparent communication holds key to infectious disease control
There were a number of reasons for the heavier-than-expected tolls from MER...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-14 17:12
A midsize hospital’s story of challenge
Park Jin-sik박진식, the CEO of Mediplex Sejong Hospital, had always dreamed of...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-06-09 11:14
Treating intractable colon diseases with ‘healthy shit’
Severance Hospital has recently received the nation’s first approval for “f...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-07 17:01
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