Singapore's private healthcare industry faces challenges here but expansion overseas holds the promise of a healthier future, said Maybank Kim Eng.
It noted this week that increased regulation, a decline in medical tourism and cheaper alternatives in public healthcare are causing the big players pain. But heading overseas can pay off, Maybank Kim Eng said, especially in emerging markets in the region.
It helps that Singapore healthcare players have established a reputable brand name in other countries and among medical tourists, which is easing the transition to overseas markets.
(Private healthcare sector in the pink. The Straits Times. June 8, 2017.)
in the pink
If you say that someone is in th epink or in the pink of condition, you mean that they are very fit and healthy.
(Collins Cobuild Dictionary of Idioms.)