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Overworked Doctors Prone to Mistakes; Patient Safety at Risk

Overworked Doctors Prone to Mistakes; Patient Safety at Risk

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The term ‘overwork’ means working excessively, which can result in extreme fatigue and exhaustion. Everyone knows that overwork can become a cause of all illnesses when accumulated. However, the concept of overwork in South Korea is quite relative and varies with one’s occupation. Depending on the job, people have different [...]

S. Korean Gov’t Makes Modifications to Workers’ Compensation

S. Korean Gov’t Makes Modifications to Workers’ Compensation

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Employment and Labor announced on December 28 its revisions to workers’ compensation, designating certain illnesses as harm suffered during work and expanding the parameters of coverage. The changes are to go into effect starting in January. Next year, cerebrovascular or cardiovascular illnesses – diseases troubling many [...]