How will 5G technology affect health insurance?

With the advent of 5G mobile technology, the world is getting more ready for the new waves of changes it may bring, among which the healthcare industry will be facing drastic transformation. On March 19, 2019, the opening day of the 14th Asia Conference on Healthcare and Health Insurance, health experts and healthcare providers gathered …

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How is technology reshaping the healthcare we receive?

Modern technology has reshaped our lives in every possible and imaginable way, everything from agriculture, education, business and finance, research and development, to construction and manufacturing. Decades ago, it was utterly unthinkable for HR managers that someday we will be able to apply health tracking devices to gather employees’ health data and devise a successful …

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Why is the HK public hospital system on brink of collapse?

Despite the fact that Hong Kong’s healthcare system always attains high rankings in different global studies and indexes, it is an undeniable disgrace that the city’s medical system is at a “bursting point”. The phenomenon was more obvious during the annual influenza season when hospitals were so congested that the occupancy rate exceeded 100 percent, …

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Which type of insurance should frequent travelers choose?

Hongkongers are probably one of the most frequent travelers in the world, thanks to cheaper flights, as well as high stress levels in the city. As travelaholics, we are so adept at preparing for our trips, planning everything from locating the most popular tourist scenic spots in different destinations, fighting for the cheapest fanfare promotion …

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Is elderly healthcare vouchers enough to provide seniors medical coverage?

Hong Kong is a frequent winner when it comes to life expectancy around the world. Recently, the city has topped the rank again in another Japanese government statistics, with 87.3 years for women and 81.2 for man. With improved medical treatment and advanced technology, it is expected that the figures will continue to climb, and …

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