Why Singapore’s healthcare system is one of the world’s finest system

Singapore has one of the world’s finest and efficient healthcare system. It was ranked 6th by the World Health Organization in 2000 and most efficient in the world by Bloomberg in 2014.

To be the best in the world, the healthcare system should be efficient and economical. Singapore has achieved the summit in both functions

Efficiency: There are three major categories for which the health care system is required. Singapore has done a great job by separately managing these categories

1b. Inpatients: For certain cases, admission to the hospital is required. However, Singapore is using the statistical method to accurately predict the required number of beds required in the hospital

1c. Emergency Response: Emergency medical response is managed by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). It is one of the most efficient response systems with a 96% success rate.

Financing: A healthcare system should also be affordable to prevent patients from going bankrupt. Singapore's healthcare system has mixed funding. Working populations is ensured by their employer and citizen and permanent resident is insured by the different government scheme.



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