• An MBA as a way to keep up with dynamic healthcare demands
    In the evolving landscape of healthcare, more doctors are equipping themselves with business skills in order to keep up with the increasing demands and make better decisions.
  • Engaging patients on the digital platform via “vlogging”
    Digital technology means a departure from the traditional monologue to an interactive virtual model where patients and physicians engage through online video blogging to manage better health outcomes.
  • Are there any perks to hiring millennial healthcare professionals over experienced ones?
    Millennials are getting a lot of flak these days, from nicknames like 'Strawberry Generation' to the bad rep of being seemingly 'self-entitled and spoiled'. More than this when it comes to the workplace though, is that millennials are commonly thought of to lack experience, a crucial component that managers everywhere in the healthcare industry will look for when hiring to expand a team. Yet all is not lost, and times are changing as educational institutions gradually realise the importance of real-world experience and attempt to inculcate this.
  • A closer look at kindness and compassion in the medical setting
    More and more, the importance of kindness and compassion in patient treatment is being touted as a necessity, and even scientific reports have jumped on the bandwagon, providing piece after piece evidence to prove this. In this article, Dr Jennifer Winter brings us through why this is so vital, from a doctor's perspective.
  • Loss of two scientific heroes who revolutionised healthcare
    In the span of a week, the scientific community has lost two world renowned individuals - Sir Peter Mansfield and Hans Rosling - who have contributed significantly to the advancements of medical diagnoses and the way healthcare is perceived.
  • Malaysian medical graduates to be counselled before entering housemanship
    The Ministry of Health stated that medical graduates will be provided counselling and job exposure before starting housemanship to prepare them for the workload and stress they would face.
  • 3 doctors with great contributions to the advancement of medicine
    One of the industries that have benefitted greatly from technological improvements is healthcare. In fact, advancements in medical technology have enabled healthcare professionals to provide more effective and better quality healthcare. 
  • What is preventative healthcare and can it save lives?
    The benefits of prescribing medication to patients who show early signs of disease development are still hotly debated among doctors.
  • Teaching medical students without lectures
    More universities are now moving away from lectures and towards more interactive forms of teaching for their medical students.
  • 5 exceedingly rare diseases
    These five rare diseases are so rare, that one of such disease only affects 30 individuals, and another that affects only 14 families to date.
  • Doctor-chefs teach medical students how cooking can revamp nutrition education
    Cooking has now become a required course in many medical schools, with the main purpose of teaching medical students how to prepare healthy meals.
  • 5 doctors who had an immeasurable impact on the medical world
    Although these doctors may have left us, they left behind tremendous medical breakthroughs that improved the lives of millions around the world.
  • 6 bizarre medical cases uncovered
    Throughout history, the medical field has encountered many unusual cases. We take a brief look at six of these odd patient experiences.