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Health care transition in urban China

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Published by Ashgate in Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Health care reform -- China.,
    • Urban health -- China.,
    • Health services accessibility -- China.,
    • Medical care -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Gerald Bloom and Tang Shenglan.
      ContributionsBloom, Gerald., Shenglan, Tang, 1962-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA395.C53 H436 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307136M
      ISBN 100754639665
      LC Control Number2004052482

        Industries such as pharmaceuticals and medical devices are already feeling the effects of China’s healthcare reform, and the country plans to introduce more changes in upcoming years. by Christine Kahler China began planning for healthcare reform at the start of the twenty-first century, after several decades of market opening yielded a steady decline in the scope and quality of healthcare. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

        1. INTRODUCTION. The one of the principal reforms of health system in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) is focused on strengthening of primary health care and rationalization of hospital care ().In spite of numerous criteria on how to differ rural or urban areas, studies worldwide refer to differences in health, as well as health care resources in rural areas in comparison to urban Cited by: 3. Universal health insurance coverage is rarely found in developing countries. That is why international experts are greatly impressed by the universal coverage recently achieved by China, the world's largest developing country with billion by:

      II. China’s urban health care system in Mao’s era The health protection system for China's urban workers was established in the early s. With a set of systematically planned and strongly enforced organizational principles, the Chinese government was able to use all its possible resources, effectively to provide health care in the context. Community perceptions of health and health care delivery 12 Experience with health services 30 Community perceptions of health care financing 36 Health system goals and social capital 43 Chapter 5 Discussion 49 Chapter 6 Conclusions 57 Chapter 7 File Size: 1MB.


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Book Description. The on-going transition to a market economy in China is having a profound effect on health services. As a result, the government has made health one of the key policy areas, and there is now a general recognition of the need to reform urban health services.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Contents: China in transition: challenges to urban health services, Gerald Bloom; Introduction to the urban health system and review of reform initiatives, Shenglan Tang and Qingyue Meng; The cities, the people and their health, Youlong Gong, Qingyue Meng, Wei Wang.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: China in Transition: Challenges to Urban Health Services / Gerald Bloom --Introduction to the Urban Health System and Review of Reform Initiatives / Shenglan Tang and Qingyue Meng --The Cities, the People and Their Health / Youlong Gong, Qingyue Meng, Wei Wang and Shenglan Tang --The Health.

Urban China in Transition and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device : John Logan.

This ethos is the driving force behind Chack-Kie Wong, Vai Io Lo, and Kwong-leung Tang's China's Urban Health Care Reform. Based on a study of a mid-level city in China, these three scholars provide analysis and offer theory-based recommendations on health care development.

Using a comparative policy framework, supported by a legal expert's Author: Chack-kie Wong. The on-going transition to a market economy in China is having a profound effect on health services.

As a result, the government has made health one of the key policy areas, and there is now a general recognition of the need to reform urban health services. China's Urban Transition synthesizes research to provide the first integrated treatment of the processes that encompass the meaning of urbanization.

John Friedmann captures the most profound aspects of China's stunning urbanization and makes sense of its world-historic importance. The health care context in China The political and economic reforms in China since have had a major impact on the financing, organization and delivery of health care.

Transition to a more market-oriented economy led to reduced government investment in health care, and clinics and hospitals were encouraged to become more : O. Bhattacharyya, L. Farand, F. Champagne. The pathways through which urbanisation affects health are complex and multifactorial.

First, the urban environment itself poses chemical, biological, and physical hazards, which can lead to injury and illness in urban residents. Second, urbanisation triggers changes in occupational activities, socioeconomic status, Cited by: The term care transition describes a continuous process in which a patient's care shifts from being provided in one setting to another, such as from a hospital to a patient's home.

Poorly managed transitions can diminish health and lead to hospital readmissions, thus driving up costs for Medicare and other payers.

This Health Affairs brief examines the factors contributing to poor care Author: Rachel A. Burton. a radical transition from a planned economy to a market one, Changing access to health services in urban China: Health care accessibility in urban China HEALTH POLICY AND SYSTEMS RESEARCH IN CHINA - TD R/GEN/SEB/ iv Terms and abbreviations AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Alliance-HPSR Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research CDC Center for Disease Control, a public health institution with responsibility for disease prevention and control in China CMS Cooperative Medical System, a community financing scheme for health.

Overview of China’s health care reform Wen Chen, Ph.D., Professor Fudan School of Public Health Ma * Basic data Population (November ): billion Mainland: billion Urban: billion (%) Rural: billion () Population above 65 years old(): % Population birth rate(): per 1, Maternal mortality(): per* Health.

The People’s Republic of China has made great achievements in improving health status over the past six decades, mainly due to the government’s commitment to health, provision of cost effective public health programmes, growing coverage of health financial protection mechanisms and investments in an extensive health-care delivery network.

During the pre-reform era, a free health care system evolved in urban China. Uniquely, the finance and administration of this system were based on the workplace rather than on the by: System reformEdit. SinceChina has been undertaking the most significant health care reforms since the Mao era.

The government launched the New Rural Co-operative Medical Care System (NRCMCS) in in an overhaul of the healthcare system, particularly intended to make it more affordable for the rural poor.

(). Market Transition and the Transformation of the Health Care System in Urban China. Policy Studies: Vol. 22, No.pp. Cited by: The healthcare reform in China refers to the previous and ongoing healthcare system transition in modern China.

China's government, specifically the National Health and Family Planning Commission, plays a leading role in these reforms. Reforms focus on establishing public medical insurance systems and enhancing public healthcare providers, the main component in China's healthcare system. In urban and rural areas, three government medical insurance system, Urban.

D. Caussy, U. Than Sein, in International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Epidemiological Transition. The Asian countries are undergoing demographic and epidemiological health problems such as communicable, maternal, and childhood diseases that were once rampant in these countries are on the decline, but there is an emergence of chronic.

The Paradoxical Transition in China's Health System Yanzhong Huang, Ph.D. page 1 | page 2 who united to ensure increasing levels of urban care. Ironically, the behavior of rural patients, who bypassed dilapidated township health centers in favor of urban hospitals, reinforced the urban bias in healthcare.

Economic reform affects China’s urban health care through two primary channels. 1) A large proportional decline in government revenue constrained state capacity to finance health care. This, together with the subsequent perverse incentives that providers were subject to, has led to rapid cost escalation and unaffordable health care.Health Care Regime Change in Urban China: Unmanaged Marketization and Reluctant Privatization Edward Gu and Jianjun Zhang* has experienced a dramatic transition from a planned to a market economy since Within this context, the health care regime in urban China is now rapidly moving towards marketization.Alexander Krämer is Professor of Public Health Medicine and a cofounder of the School of Public Health at Bielefeld University, where he has been active since During he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, USA.

His background is in medicine, epidemiology and public health, with main research interests in infectious.