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The Healthcare Industry Is Being Hit the Hardest by Cyberattacks

A recent ransomware report revealed the escalation of cybercrimes across all industries, with healthcare being hit the hardest. Following the modernization of medical systems and the convenience of data access comes the risk of internal and external threats to personal data. With the frequency, nature, and severity of cyberattacks under constant change, it has become …

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cyberattack - ransomware in healthcare

The Healthcare Industry Is Being Hit the Hardest by Cyberattacks

A recent ransomware report revealed the escalation of cybercrimes across all industries, with healthcare being hit the hardest. Following the modernization of medical systems and the convenience of data access comes the risk of internal and external threats to personal data. With the frequency, nature, and severity of cyberattacks under constant change, it has become …

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Home Away From Home: 8 Hong Kong Staycations for Your Much-needed Getaways

There’s much to love about living in Hong Kong. The world-class dining scene, the eclectic nightlife, the sheer convenience and efficiency, and the fast-paced life that’s suited for professionals of all ages. However, everyone needs a serene getaway from all the hustle and bustle at times, and you’ll be surprised at the Hong Kong staycations …

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13 Important Health Insurance Terms You Need to Know

These days, if you’d like to receive care at private hospitals or clinics in Hong Kong, you’ll require private health insurance to help offset the ever-increasing costs. This can come as quite a shock to expats coming from countries that have public health insurance, or those moving here without company-sponsored health insurance. The health insurance …

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Five Tips for Finding the Perfect Health Insurance Policy

With rising year-on-year medical fees, expats in Hong Kong and the rest of the world are seeking their ideal health insurance policies that are also affordable. What people fail to realize, however, is their current medical plan along with its terms and conditions as well as its coverage. Luckily, obtaining your ideal health insurance policy …

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Insurance Claims: How Hospital Billing Methods Differ in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the third most expensive location in the world, according to our recent study on health insurance costs. When it comes to squaring up payment for care received, there are several hospital billing methods that you can follow. Worrying about money and payments only makes things harder when you’re seeking necessary medical treatment. …

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Your Guide to Ambulances for Medical Emergencies in Hong Kong

It’s always good to remain prepared for the worst-case scenarios in life, such as handling medical emergencies in Hong Kong. In particular, you’ll need to understand how the emergency services work, which includes when to call an ambulance, how to conduct yourself, and what numbers to dial.  In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, we’ll …

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The 5 Key Concerns of the Hong Kong Workforce

The world continues to shift and adapt to the ongoing challenges, influencing the way we live, interact, and work with one another. While this is expected to continue in the coming years, businesses are offered the opportunity to take the necessary actions to better align and unite their workforce.  According to a PwC survey conducted …

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5 steps that can help protect your business income

You are not alone if you are a small business owner struggling to keep your finances in check or worried about a business emergency. Unexpected events can sabotage your efforts – and you would be surprised to know that these events happen more often than you think. That being said, about 25 percent of businesses …

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What you need to know about business interruption insurance in HK

According to an article by Eames Consulting in 2017, research from QBE insurance indicated that 26% of businesses in Hong Kong suffered lost income due to a business interruption. And if you thought that things were better by now, think again. The uncertain economic situation, global supply chain disruption, rising inflation, and other macro factors …

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How Much Does a Family Health Insurance Plan Cost?

Moving to Hong Kong with your family? You’ll be disappointed to find out that health insurance premiums in this special administrative region (SAR) are notoriously high. With the average cost of international family health insurance premiums at USD $22,067 (HKD $172,744). Despite this, getting health insurance is something you should consider as private healthcare services …

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5 major travel trends for 2023 besides revenge travel

Taking revenge isn’t a concept that normally conjures up images of smiling faces or happy sharing among friends. Then again, 2023 is not your average year in Hong Kong – it is the first full year since 2019 when people can take foreign trips like they used to (for the most part), and understandably, revenge …

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Your guide to forest schools in Hong Kong

Today’s parents are spoilt for choice when it comes to their child’s education. Whether it’s the curriculum the school follows, their teaching philosophy, the student-to-teacher ratio, the extracurricular activities on offer, and more, you can tailor your little one’s learning experience. To add to the mix, forest schools are also emerging as a new and …

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Home Away From Home: 8 Hong Kong Staycations for Your Much-needed Getaways

There’s much to love about living in Hong Kong. The world-class dining scene, the eclectic nightlife, the sheer convenience and efficiency, and the fast-paced life that’s suited for professionals of all ages. However, everyone needs a serene getaway from all the hustle and bustle at times, and you’ll be surprised at the Hong Kong staycations …

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How to Stay Grounded Amidst Organizational Chaos

Change is inevitable at work, and could potentially appear out of the blue in the form of a sudden leadership change, a corporate restructuring, or economic turmoil. Organizations may be constantly adapting to meet the demands of a changing market, but it can also lead to organizational chaos. To help you maintain composure in the …

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The 5 Key Concerns of the Hong Kong Workforce

The world continues to shift and adapt to the ongoing challenges, influencing the way we live, interact, and work with one another. While this is expected to continue in the coming years, businesses are offered the opportunity to take the necessary actions to better align and unite their workforce.  According to a PwC survey conducted …

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How to Create a Culture That Embraces Failure and Turns Setbacks into Success

Failure is a natural part of learning that can help us develop and improve over time, but some employees see failure as nothing short of a hindrance to their productivity. Fortunately, failure doesn’t have to always be a bad thing and companies can instead shift from avoiding to embracing failure. That’s right, companies can instead …

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How to Stay Grounded Amidst Organizational Chaos

Change is inevitable at work, and could potentially appear out of the blue in the form of a sudden leadership change, a corporate restructuring, or economic turmoil. Organizations may be constantly adapting to meet the demands of a changing market, but it can also lead to organizational chaos. To help you maintain composure in the …

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The 5 Key Concerns of the Hong Kong Workforce

The world continues to shift and adapt to the ongoing challenges, influencing the way we live, interact, and work with one another. While this is expected to continue in the coming years, businesses are offered the opportunity to take the necessary actions to better align and unite their workforce.  According to a PwC survey conducted …

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