UPDATE : Monday, September 7, 2020
Will restructuring wind sweep the domestic pharmaceutical industry?
“Korean pharmaceutical industry is in need of a restructuring, including a ...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2018-03-16 18:29
How to create ‘Medical Korea’ --making Korea the global destination for high quality medical care
The global medical tourism market, which stood at $51.7 billion in 2015, is...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-03-16 16:33
Big-5 hospitals dominate patient care
Korea has five largest hospitals, called the “Big Five,” which dominate pat...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-14 11:23
Excessive hospital beds in Korea hurt healthcare quality
Too many hospital beds in Korea are making it difficult for medical workers...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-13 09:19
Is Korea short of physicians?
Whether Korea is suffering a shortage of physicians is one of the oldest is...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-12 10:42
GV1001 aims to expand treatment from pancreatic cancer to Alzheimer’s disease
GV1001, developed by GemVax & KAEL, one of Korea’s emerging biotechnology c...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-03-08 10:44
Art exhibition blending mental illness and art to open near Hongdae
An art exhibition that showcases “art of the mentally ill” and the history ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-26 14:40
‘We will come to the rescue of abuse victims’
The Korean medical community is notorious for having a strict hierarchy and...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-02-20 15:05
Female physicians join ‘Me Too’ campaign to fight sexual abuse
After a female prosecutor opened up about her experience of sexual harassme...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-02-02 09:24
Young Koreans suffer ‘Bitcoin blues’ in smashed get-rich-quick dream
“One of the senior managers at my company invested 100 million won ($93,545...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-01 10:38
KUAH to build ‘minimal transfusion surgical hospital’
Korea University Anam Hospital (KUAH) said it would become the nation’s fir...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-30 15:47
‘Korea should adopt PBM to save blood’
Recently, experts in Patient Blood Management (PBM) gathered in Seoul to sh...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-25 15:45
‘PBM improves patient outcomes and reduces cost,’ top specialist says
Patient Blood Management (PBM) is a multidisciplinary, evidence-based appro...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-24 15:32
Korea overuses blood transfusion, despite chronic shortage
People often associate an operation room with blood. If you get surgery, yo...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-23 15:37
Books shed light on former leper colony
Sorokdo Charity Clinic during the Japanese colonial period (left) and the p...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-19 14:20
Why is mental health treatment sluggish in Korea?
Shock rippled through Korea when Jong-hyun, a talented, prolific K-pop star...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-12 17:37
Korea Biomedical Review’s ‘Top 20’ news
By all accounts, 2017 was an eventful year for Korea’s medical and pharmace...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-31 10:59
Ob/gyns protest jail term on colleague doctor
On Nov. 24, 2014, a German pregnant woman was hospitalized for delivery at ...
by Korea Biomedical Review  |  2017-12-30 15:30
New amendment enacted requiring hospitals to pay medicine price within 6 months
The revised Pharmaceutical Law that requires medical institutions and pharm...
by Korea Biomedical Review  |  2017-12-30 15:00
Hospitals start to adopt artificial intelligence
The medical service industry is one of the industries to adopt artificial i...
by Korea Biomedical Review  |  2017-12-30 10:18
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