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Handwriting by Patient Suffering from Rare Disease Made into Computer Font

Handwriting by Patient Suffering from Rare Disease Made into Computer Font

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Letters handwritten by a patient suffering from a rare incurable disease have been processed, using artificial intelligence (AI) technology, to be used as a computer font. South Korea’s top portal operator, Naver Corp. announced on Monday that the font, titled ‘Let’s Walk Together’, will be available for free distribution. [...]

Smokers Keeping Their Habit Even After Suffering Cardiovascular Diseases

Smokers Keeping Their Habit Even After Suffering Cardiovascular Diseases

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly half of smokers who are diagnosed with cardiovascular diseases still cannot quit the habit, suggesting that follow-up care should include measures to help them stop smoking, a medical report said Thursday. The report, written by a joint team of South Korean medical staff from different institutions, said a [...]

Korean Hospitals Struggle with No-Show Patients

Korean Hospitals Struggle with No-Show Patients

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – No-shows, those that miss appointments without prior notice, can be particularly concerning for hospitals as they can take away treatment opportunities from other patients. According to a study by the Hyundai Research Institute, Korean hospitals and clinics experienced a no-show rate of 18 percent in 2015, which was the [...]