China County Level Hospitals Present New Opportunities
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
The majority of China’s healthcare resources have long been controlled by top-level hospitals in urban areas. These major facilities, categorized as “san jia yi yuan” (三甲医院), have naturally been the priority target for foreign drug and medical devices manufacturers wanting to score sales in China. But recent moves by China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) signal that primary hospitals in rural areas should be playing a larger part in companies’ commercial strategies.