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Korea to Insure Pfizer’s Xalkori, Significantly Reducing Patients’ Burden

Korea to Insure Pfizer’s Xalkori, Significantly Reducing Patients’ Burden

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – As it is expected that Pfizer’s Xalkori cancer drug will be covered by the national health insurance in Korea, the 10 million won (US$9,225) burden that patients are currently facing will be dramatically reduced starting next month. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the [...]

Health Care Providers Argue Over Legitimate Successor of First National Hospital in Korea

Health Care Providers Argue Over Legitimate Successor of First National Hospital in Korea

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) – As Severance Hospital, which has earned worldwide attention recently by treating US Ambassador Mark Lippert, stresses that it is the legitimate successor of Jejungwon, Korea’s first national western-style hospital, Seoul National University Hospital, its main rival, suffers in silence. In a briefing session explaining the physical condition of Ambassador [...]