Tag Archives: private medicine

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 […]

Private medicine in public hospitals- Thoughts on Low Thia Khiang’s parliamentary comments Mar 2013

The comments by MP Low Thia Khiang (Specialist Care and Hospital resource 12 Mar 2013) revisit a perennial question of the role of the public hospital in private medicine. It is a difficult issue with no fully satisfactory answers. No private medicine in public hospitals and too many doctors may leave (unless the government funds […]