Tag Archives: Operations

ALLOW MEDISHIELD LIFE TO PAY FOR ELDERLY S’POREAN’S EYE OPERATIONS

Poor vision or vision loss among the elderly is a major healthcare problem and many of our seniors will require cataract operations once they hit 60 and beyond. The most common cause of vision loss among our elderly includes macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy. A recent check with Tan Tock Seng Hospital revealed to my surprise that Medishield Life does not pay a single cent for cataract operations which cost $950 per eye.

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JAPAN HAS A BIGGER TRAIN NETWORK, A BETTER OPERATIONS RECORD

I worked in Japan and they have much more extensive train systems in Tokyo. They have dozens of lines for Tokyo alone. Yet, they have an excellent operations record. Their biggest problem are almost daily suicides and the entire line will stop for no more than 20 minutes..enough time to remove the remains and they resume operation.

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