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Columbia launches diabetes care program in India

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26-Aug-16 Columbia Asia Hospitals has announced the launch of its 'Columbia Diabetes Care Program'. This is the first multi-specialty hospital in house diabetes management program. It will aid patients with prevention and treatment options for diabetes and related issues such as diabetic retinopathy and renal failure, and includes a mobile app to track data from a 'smart' glucometer. [image: Columbia Asia]

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Private health insurance to flourish in China

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25-Aug-16 As incomes rise, many China residents are seeking out better quality care than that provided by public hospitals. They want easier ways to book appointments, shorter waits and greater individual attention from doctors. The demand is expected to drive the private health insurance market to USD165 bn in 2020 from USD36 bn in 2015. [image: South China Morning Post]

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Elderly health costs to rise tenfold in Singapore

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25-Aug-16 Elderly healthcare costs in Singapore are projected to rise tenfold over the next 15 years to more than USD49 bn annually. This means an average of USD37,427 will be spent on healthcare for each elderly person by 2030, the highest in the Asia-Pacific region, just ahead of Australia. [image: Tiffany Goh / The Straits Times]

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Crisis in China's elderly care as nurses are hard to find

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24-Aug-16 While China is ramping up elderly care services, there are not enough nurses to care for the growing aging population. In a nation that traditionally sees the family as the primary care giver, elderly care homes are in their infancy. While many graduates spurn nursing jobs, nursing homes prefer workers who have more experience and are paid less. [image: Shanghai Daily]

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