HCM City hospital wins ASEAN award Health

HCM City hospital wins ASEAN award

The time-saving and accuracy-improving electronic medical records system of Thu Duc Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has been recognised by the ASEAN CIO/CSO Awards 2017, and has become a model for other hospitals around the country.
Hanoi on track to fulfil annual revenue target Business

Hanoi on track to fulfil annual revenue target

The capital city of Hanoi’s officials have announced that the total city’s revenue this year is projected to exceed the targeted revenue by 1.04 percent and increase by 15.8 percent over last year’s figure.
Patient satisfaction phone survey planned Health

Patient satisfaction phone survey planned

The Ministry of Health’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department and Vietnam Initiatives at Indiana University, will pilot a patient satisfaction telephone survey. Similar surveys conducted previously were done online.
New policies take effect  in June Society

New policies take effect in June

A string of new government policies come into force in June, including the exemption of land use fees for housing projects, specific financial mechanisms for HCM City, increased fees for medical examination and treatment for the insured and reduction of social insurance premiums.
Risk of diabetic eye diseases rising: experts Health

Risk of diabetic eye diseases rising: experts

Experts have warned that HCM City and the Mekong Delta region are witnessing a worrying uptick in the number of diabetic patients, and with this, a heightened risk of diabetic eye diseases.
Mekong Delta faces urgent lack of doctors Health

Mekong Delta faces urgent lack of doctors

The Mekong Delta region faces a severe shortage of medical specialists in five specialised departments of tuberculosis, leprosy, mental diseases, anatomical pathology and forensic medicine.
Remains of US serviceman repatriated Society

Remains of US serviceman repatriated

A set of remains believed to be of a US serviceman who went missing in action during the Vietnam War was handed over to US officials at a ceremony at Da Nang International Airport on April 12.