S. Korea Weighs Proposal To Allow Medical Advice Over Internet
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Executive SummarySouth Korea's Health Ministry has proposed a slight opening of medical treatment over the Internet, but not for diagnosing patients or issuing prescriptions. Instead, physicians would be allowed to provide medical knowledge through the medium. Under the proposal, patients would have to have basic medical devices to measure blood pressure and blood sugar levels if a physician is advising on those issues requiring them. The Health Ministry plans to submit the proposal to the National Assembly in October. (Click here for more
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