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Gov’t, Mobile Carriers Unite to Monitor Infectious Diseases

Gov’t, Mobile Carriers Unite to Monitor Infectious Diseases

SEOUL, Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities and the nation’s three mobile carriers launched a collaboration Thursday to monitor and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Under an agreement between the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) and SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp., the authorities will [...]

Korea Uses Prescription Big Data to Counter Infectious Diseases

Korea Uses Prescription Big Data to Counter Infectious Diseases

SEOUL, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service recently teamed up with the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning to establish a big data-based early detection system for infectious diseases using DUR – Drug Utilization Reviews. DUR refers to the constant review of prescriptions, pharmacy dispensing, and patient medication [...]

Gov’t, Mobile Carriers Unite to Monitor Infectious Disease

Gov’t, Mobile Carriers Unite to Monitor Infectious Disease

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s health authorities and one of the nation’s three mobile carriers launched a collaboration on Wednesday to monitor and further prevent the spread of infectious diseases.  Under an agreement between the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) and LG Uplus Co., the authorities will provide information [...]