International HealthCare


Singapore’s Health Care System

Posted on October 10, 2018 1:09 pm By admin in International HealthCare

Singapore’s Health Care Ranked First in an International Comparison A new study shows that Singapore’s health-care system places first when compared with the health-care systems of seven other countries. Canadian health economist Cynthia Ramsay ranked the health-care systems of Singapore, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Australia and South Africa. The study […]

Canadians Can’t Wait Any Longer For Healthcare Justice

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:41 am By admin in International HealthCare

Sally C. Pipes | Investor’s Business Daily | May 11, 2018 Canada’s health care system is back on trial. Last month, a nine-year-old lawsuit challenging British Columbia’s prohibition on private health insurance and private payment for medical care resumed. Dr. Brian Day, an orthopedic surgeon who runs the private Cambie Surgery Centre in Vancouver, is […]

Universal Child Health Care in Quebec

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:11 am By admin in International HealthCare

When ‘Universal’ Child Care Isn’t Universally High-Quality Quebec made up for shortages in its day-care system by letting private centers step in— and different families are getting very different experiences. Conor Williams Today, the U.S. is somewhat of an outlier among developed countries, which tend to offer more-substantial public support for paid parental leave and […]

Global Healthcare

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:03 am By admin in International HealthCare

Global Healthcare Private Equity and Corporate M&A Report 2017 Bain report | April 19, 2017 By Kara Murphy, Nirad Jain, Joshua Weisbrod, Franz-Robert Klingan, Vikram Kapur, Justin Doshi and Jeff Haxer Turmoil creates opportunity, and in 2016, there was plenty of both. Private equity investors contended with a world of uncertainty.1 Would the long-running global […]

Controlled in most countries by the government

Posted on January 26, 2017 7:26 am By admin in International HealthCare

Bureaucrats telling the profession how to practice. Feedback . . . Subscribe MedicalTuesday . . . Subscribe HealthPlanUSA . . . Government medicine does not give timely access to healthcare, it only gives access to a hazardous waiting list. In America, everyone has access to HealthCare at all times. No one can be refused by […]

Data Is Difficult to Measure Part V

Posted on July 10, 2016 11:52 am By admin in International HealthCare

Healthcare Data Will Only Get More Complex Dan LeSueur Vice President of Client and Technical Operations Posted in Data: Quality, Management, Governance and Data Warehouse / EDW Healthcare data will not get simpler in the future. If anything, this list will grow. Healthcare faces unique challenges and with that comes unique data challenges. Because healthcare data is so […]

Data Is Difficult to Measure Part IV

Posted on January 10, 2016 11:46 am By admin in International HealthCare

The data is complex. Dan LeSueur Vice President of Client and Technical Operations Posted in Data: Quality, Management, Governance and Data Warehouse / EDW Claims data has been around for years and thus it has been standardized and scrubbed. But this type of data is incomplete. Clinical data from sources like EMRs give a more complete picture of […]

Hospital’s Struggles Challenges China Health-Care Reform

Posted on October 10, 2015 11:36 am By admin in International HealthCare

Mission of Shenzhen facility marks radical departure from how Chinese hospitals are typically run By Shirley S. Wang | The Wall Street Journal Sept. 11, 2015 SHENZHEN—When family-medicine doctor Edward Wu started seeing patients at a new hospital in this southern Chinese city, he began by asking them basic questions about their symptoms and medical […]

Data Is Difficult to Measure Part III

Posted on July 10, 2015 11:21 am By admin in International HealthCare

Inconsistent/variable definitions; Evidence-based practice and new research is coming out every day. Oftentimes, healthcare data can have inconsistent or variable definitions. For example, one group of clinicians may define a cohort of asthmatic patients differently than another group of clinicians. Ask two clinicians what criteria are necessary to identify someone as a diabetic and you […]

Data Is Difficult to Measure Part II

Posted on April 10, 2015 10:49 am By admin in International HealthCare

The data is structured and unstructured. Dan LeSueur, Vice President of Client and Technical Operations Posted in Data: Quality, Management, Governance and Data Warehouse / EDW. Electronic medical record software has provided a platform for consistent data capture, but the reality is data capture is anything but consistent. For years, documenting clinical facts and findings on paper has trained […]