Healthcare Reform in China

From Violence To Digital Healthcare

Authors: Milcent, Carine

  • Traces the evolution of the Chinese Healthcare System 
  • Examines the medication market in China
  • Sheds light on violence in healthcare
  • Defines digital healthcare
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How efficient is the Chinese healthcare system? Milcent examines the medication market in China against the global picture of healthcare organization, and how public healthcare insurance plans have been implemented in recent years, as well as reforms to tackle hospital inefficiency. Healthcare reforms, demographic changes and an increase in wealth inequity have altered healthcare preferences, which need to be addressed. Significantly, the patient–medical staff relationship is analysed, with new proposals for different lines of communication. Milcent puts forward digital healthcare in China as a tool to solve inefficiency and rising tensions, and generate profit. Where China is leading in the digitalization of healthcare, other countries can learn important lessons. Chinese social models are also put into context with respect to current reforms and experimentation.

About the authors

Carine Milcent is Professor of Health Economics and Econometrics at the Paris School of Economics, France, and French Center for Contemporary China, Hong Kong. She is Editor of China Perspectives and has published widely in journals and books.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Milcent, Carine

    Pages 1-13

  • The Notion of a Health Good in China and Elsewhere

    Milcent, Carine

    Pages 15-33

  • Organization of Healthcare in China and its Reforms

    Milcent, Carine

    Pages 35-62

  • Hospital Institutional Context and Funding

    Milcent, Carine

    Pages 63-89

  • Medical Staff

    Milcent, Carine

    Pages 91-123

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-69736-9
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $54.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-69735-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Healthcare Reform in China
Book Subtitle
From Violence To Digital Healthcare
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69736-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69736-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69735-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 250
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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