Business / healthcare

Looking abroad for healthcare

[2012-12-03 09:35]

Survey shows 74 percent of Chinese respondents said they would look outside the country and travel abroad for cheaper healthcare services.

China underscores health care for experts

[2012-12-02 17:03]

Chinese authorities are to introduce a premium health care package for experts working in important fields, according to a circular made public on Sunday.

Foreign investors eye care market

[2012-12-01 02:54]

Opportunities emerge as nation's elderly population set to reach 221 million by 2015.

Medical security gap to exceed 75b yuan in 2014

[2012-11-29 14:42]

The Beijing branch of Swiss Reinsurance Co Ltd said the funding gap of China’s medical insurance is expected to reach 75.87 billion yuan ($12.2 billion) in 2014, National Business Daily reported on Thursday.

Devising ways to sell medical devices abroad

[2012-11-27 15:37]

David Yin, managing director of Europe at the Shenzhen-based Mindray Medical International Ltd, recalled that his team's first order from overseas was the result of "an accident".

Deepen medical care reform

[2012-11-15 22:02]

China must deepen the medical care reform by changing the medicines pricing mechanism. That would benefit patients and lower the costs of medical care.

A healthy attitude towards health check

[2012-11-13 21:07]

As the quality of living rises in China, those with deeper pockets and better awareness of health and wellness are more willing to invest in preventive medicine.

Health insurance policy seen as essential to medical alliance

[2012-11-08 09:31]

Insiders said Chaoyang hospital will find itself under less pressure only if changes are made to public health insurance policies.

Healthcare affordability highlighted in 5-year plan

[2012-11-05 16:03]

China will raise the medical insurance level to further protect the sick from falling into poverty, Minister of Health Chen Zhu said.

Investment in grassroot healthcare boosts

[2012-11-03 09:07]

China has made a great effort to nurture qualified grassroots healthcare workers, the Minister of Health said.

Family doctors prove to be the right remedy

[2012-11-02 08:38]

Shanghai took the lead in promoting licensed general practitioners, or GPs, at community health centers in several districts.

Health system extends lives

[2012-10-30 07:40]

Residents of the Tibet autonomous region are benefiting from high-quality medical services and are enjoying longer lives.

UPS expands healthcare logistics network

[2012-10-26 11:22]

United Parcel Service Inc, the US-based global package delivery company, has announced the opening of three new healthcare distribution facilities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Health minister praises Shanxi’s healthcare reform

[2012-10-17 16:16]

Minister of Health Chen Zhu commended Shanxi’s efforts to reform its healthcare system during a two-day inspection tour there.

Medical equipment market's vital signs strong

[2012-10-17 13:16]

China's medical equipment industry appears to be developing in a way that is similar to what information technology went through 20 years ago, said a managing director of a leading Chinese equity investment firm.

China becoming healthcare R&D hub

[2012-10-09 09:50]

GE Healthcare has sold 100 of its new optical magnetic resonance machines in China over the past nine months.

Ensuring a healthy life as an expatriate

[2012-10-08 09:42]

Over the past decade, the growing number of expatriates in China has created an emerging high-end private healthcare business market.

China steps up moves to curb healthcare bribery

[2012-09-29 07:15]

China's Ministry of Health has ordered patients and hospitals to sign a document agreeing that no bribes will be offered or accepted by the two parties.

Healthcare sparks tourism boom

[2012-09-24 08:06]

Hiroshi Natsukawa flies to Beijing regularly to check the international medical tourism market in China. His company, Brisian Co, a Tokyo-based agency that helps to provide medical treatment in Japan, mostly in Tokyo, was set up early last year.

Health tourism a dose of good medicine

[2012-09-24 08:02]

An increasing number of wealthy Chinese are flying overseas, just to seek beautiful faces, clearer eyes...

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