Monthly Archives: October 2013

Colon Cancer Screening: Colon vs. Colon

There is a new campaign to raise awareness of colon cancer screening. Badly needed in my mind as colon cancer screening rates are appallingly low. Minister Gan Kim Yong, responding to a question in Parliament last week provided the following statistics: In the National Health Survey 2010, among Singaporeans aged 40 to 69 years, 71% […]

Transparency in Pricing Data

The Straits Times published today an article highlighting that Parkway has launched an initiative to make public the prices of common procedures. This is a great start, not perfect but ‘green shoots’¬†and I hope that this will set in motion a movement towards greater pricing and quality transparency. The Straits Times asked me for a […]