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Taiwan mulls mechanism to phase out transplant hospitals

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17-Jun-16 Taiwan's government is considering a mechanism to phase out some of the 26 organ transplantation hospitals in the country. The mechanism includes a system that red flags transplantation hospitals that conduct few transplants over four years. A red-flagged hospital would be put under review by a panel of experts and could lose its status as a transplantation facility. [image: Huffington Post / Getty Images]

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Healthcare insufficient for elderly in Vietnam

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15-Jun-16 The Director of the National Hospital of Geriatrics in Vietnam says there are about 10 million senior citizens aged 60 and up, accounting for over 10% of the population. He added that healthcare facilities for aging people fail to meet the demand, particularly as the number of senior citizens is expected to increase to about 21 million by 2035. [image: VietnamNet Bridge]

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Singapore’s medical inflation rate spells disaster

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13-Jun-16 In 2012, SGD4.7 billion was spent on healthcare in Singapore. Fast-forward to 2016, spending on healthcare is budgeted at SGD11 billion. Singapore’s medical spending growth is five times more than the general inflation rate. This is a worrying statistic. The financial burden on both the individual and family will be immense. [image: Aon Hewitt / Yahoo!]

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China’s medical reform a healthy dose for private healthcare

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12-Jun-16 The introduction of a family doctor system in China is expected to provide huge opportunities for independent institutions offering medical and information management services. The government has unveiled guidelines to extend the family doctor system nationwide, expecting every household to have a contracted family doctor by 2020. [image: Xinhua]

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Singapore hospital invests more in tech upgrade

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12-Jun-16 Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital in Singapore is investing heavily in technology, skilled professionals and services as the state-of-the-art healthcare provider aims to maximise patient satisfaction and widen reach in the region, said its top executive. [image: The Daily Star]

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