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Wary of Shifting Landscape, Hospitals Tighten Purse Strings

Wary of Shifting Landscape, Hospitals Tighten Purse Strings

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Revenue worries in the aftermath of healthcare reforms dubbed “Moon Jae-in Care” are keeping hospitals’ coffers closed even as the government takes pains to encourage the medical sector to invest in new infrastructure.  After initially earmarking 390 billion won for a medical facility in “city of the future” Songdo [...]

Psy Makes Big Donation to Children’s Ward at Severance Hospital

Psy Makes Big Donation to Children’s Ward at Severance Hospital

SEOUL, Nov.13 (Korea Bizwire) – Yonsei University has revealed that Psy, the international entertainer who will be making a comeback next month, donated 500 million won to Severance Hospital’s children’s ward. With the funds, a ‘Psy Treatment Room’ was created. According to officials at the hospital, the treatment room built with the funds donated by [...]

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 [...]

KT and Severance Hospital Develop Mobile App for Trachoma Patients

KT and Severance Hospital Develop Mobile App for Trachoma Patients

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Severance Hospital of the Yonsei University Health System said on August 28 that it has developed a mobile app to manage patients with trachoma jointly with KT. The “Trachoma App” can allow medical field workers to check the conditions of the eye disease with simple instructions. This is expected to come [...]

Antimicrobial Copper, More than Just Copper

Antimicrobial Copper, More than Just Copper

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Recently, the International Copper Association donated some medical products made of antimicrobial copper to the Yonsei Childhood Cancer Center in the Severance Hospital Shinchon. The antimicrobial copper is an alloy of more than 65 percent of copper which shows strong sterilizing power against the harmful microbes like super bacteria [...]