Is the Pro-Competition Policy an Effective Solution for China’s Public Hospital Reform? | Duke Kunshan University
Is the Pro-Competition Policy an Effective Solution for China’s Public Hospital Reform?
Speaker: 
Chee-Ruey Hsieh, PhD

Research Professor, Duke University and Duke Kunshan University

Apr 16th 2015 12:00 to 13:00
Room 1103, Conference Center

About The Lecture

The new round of healthcare reforms in China achieved significant initial results, but emerging problems are gradually exposed with the deepening of the reform of public hospitals. How to promote the efficiency of public hospitals through institutional changes is the emphasis, difficulty and the core of healthcare reforms at present. Competition mechanism might play an important role to promote public hospital’s efficiency. Prof. Hsieh will discuss about the future policy options for enhancing competition in China’s hospital market during this seminar.

About The Speaker

Chee-Ruey Hsieh is Professor of Health Economics at Duke Global Health Institute, USA, and Global Health Research Center at Duke Kunshan University, China. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Vanderbilt University in 1990. Since then, health economics has become the central focus of his research career.