New IT Services in Korean Hospitals

The implementation of new information technology (IT) services in Korean hospitals enables patients to receive faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment. These new IT services include the use of the Internet for remote diagnosis, teleconferencing, and the establishment of internal computer... Read More


Japan: MHLW Deregulates 350 Drugs

A Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) panel has recommended reclassifying 350 drugs and allowing them to be sold as over the counter (OTC) medications at convenience stores. Types of drugs include intestinal remedies, gargles, antiseptics, vitamin-based remedies and cough rubs.... Read More