MOH To Jointly Fund, Manage Hospitals With Shanghai And Guangdong Governments
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
China's Ministry of Health has signed separate agreements with Shanghai municipal and Guangdong provincial governments to fund and administer 12 ministry-managed hospitals in the two regions. The parties will jointly manage the hospitals as well as actively strengthen the guidelines on hospital economics, treatment, education and R&D. The governments of the two regions will include these hospitals into their local health care development planning. In addition, Shanghai city will support the establishment of key medical disciplines, matching MOH's funding dollar-for-dollar. The move represents an innovative strategy in pushing health care management system reform, and will serve as a pioneering model for the country. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)
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