Hospitals struggling for autonomy

Hospitals struggling for autonomy

Adding to the challenges brought forward last year, a lack of hospital fee increases in 2021 could put top-tier public hospitals in a war of nerves as they attempt to obtain autonomy.
Telehealth advances continue in stringent legal framework

Telehealth advances continue in stringent legal framework

Hospitals and medtech businesses are expected to benefit more as the legal framework on telehealth is being completed, pinning high hopes to increase access to high-quality healthcare for citizens and adding to the overall value of the sector.
Siemens and Toutenkamion Group create mobile intensive care units for hospitals

Siemens and Toutenkamion Group create mobile intensive care units for hospitals

Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Toutenkamion Group developed an agile container system of highly innovative mobile intensive care units.
HCM City’s hospitals switch to cashless payment

HCM City’s hospitals switch to cashless payment

The shift towards electronic payment is now an established trend with half of Ho Chi Minh City’s public hospitals embracing it, health authorities have said.
Hanoi sets up 10 quick COVID-19 testing stations

Hanoi sets up 10 quick COVID-19 testing stations

Hanoi has decided to establish 10 quick COVID-19 testing stations to carry out mass testing after several infections were discovered at Bach Mai Hospital.
Three more patients cured from COVID-19

Three more patients cured from COVID-19

Patient 35 left the hospital this morning (March 27) in good cheer, while the two British patients covered their faces with sheets of paper.
SARS-CoV-2 testing now available at Phu Yen General Hospital

SARS-CoV-2 testing now available at Phu Yen General Hospital

Since March 25, Phu Yen General Hospital can test for SARS-CoV-2, contributing to preventing the epidemic from spreading in the province.
Reckitt Benckiser boosts footprint in Vietnam’s healthcare market

Reckitt Benckiser boosts footprint in Vietnam’s healthcare market

Reckitt Benckiser yesterday signed a memorandum with the MoH to launch the OSCAR project on the prevention of neonatal jaundice.
Vietnam’s healthcare sector acts to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam’s healthcare sector acts to reduce plastic waste

The Ministry of Health on August 15 held an online conference with 63 cities and provinces on taking measures to lower plastic waste in the healthcare sector.
Plastic waste reduction strictly urged at Vietnamese hospitals

Plastic waste reduction strictly urged at Vietnamese hospitals

Domestic and foreign-invested hospitals will have to take stern action to reduce plastic waste in line with the Ministry of Health's Document No.08/CT-BYT.
Hospitals splash out on better tech and services

Hospitals splash out on better tech and services

Despite current improvements in service quality, there remain a number of shortcomings in legislation and performance that the medical sector and hospitals need to address to revert the trend of people going overseas and to go sustainable amid stiffening competition.
Health sector fresh blood

Health sector fresh blood

The lack of high-quality hospitals, increasing income levels and the rising age of the general population in Vietnam is making healthcare a profitable sector for private investors.
Vietnam-made medicines swallowing a bitter pill

Vietnam-made medicines swallowing a bitter pill

Vietnam-made medicines are losing out to due consumers’ and doctors’ obsession with foreign products.
Poor foreign investment health

Poor foreign investment health

Despite mammoth development potential, foreign investment in Vietnam’s healthcare sector remains modest.
Hospitals in bad health

Hospitals in bad health

We will have to pay more for treatment. But, we have run out of money and we do not qualify for state health insurance
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