With the world’s largest population and fastest-growing economy, China faces enormous challenges in health care, and at the same time presents enormous opportunities to reshape care delivery in ways that offer lessons for other societies.

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Join NEJM Catalyst from Shanghai for “China’s Changing Health Care: Global Lessons at Scale,” a free, live Web event presented in coordination with Jiahui Health. This interactive event will bring international perspectives to the big questions in health care.

Health care providers and leaders around the world are invited to register now to learn from academic experts, clinical leaders, and technology executives from the United States and China as they exchange insights and ideas in a series of thought-provoking sessions.

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Register now for this free web event which will give you access to watch the live broadcast and the next-day rebroadcast (for viewers in the Western hemisphere). Learn how health care in China is changing and the ramifications for care delivery around the world.

The speakers and moderators will examine:

  • Why every aspect of health care in China is in transition – the needs of consumers, the delivery model, the clinician workforce, the use of technology, payment, and more.
  • How a primary care system can be structured to serve 1.4 billion people, including a growing elderly population.
  • The opportunities that exist for telehealth, mobile technologies, and AI to help extend care delivery as well as reduce costs and improve the quality of care and the patient experience.
  • How regulation and market forces can be balanced to drive innovation on a very large scale.

Our Lineup of Expert Speakers

We’ve gathered an industry-leading lineup of academic experts, clinical leaders, and technology executives from the United States and China.

David J. Cook, MD, MHA

David J. Cook, MD, MHA

Chief Clinical Officer, Jiahui Health

Amy Compton-Phillips, MD

Amy Compton-Phillips, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health

Patrick T. Courneya, MD

Patrick T. Courneya, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, National Health Plan and Hospitals Quality, Kaiser Permanente

Leemore S. Dafny, PhD

Leemore S. Dafny, PhD

Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

FengGe, MBA

Feng Ge, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, Jiahui Health

Thomas H. Lee, MD, MSc

Thomas H. Lee, MD, MSc

Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey Associates; Editorial Board, New England Journal of Medicine; Leadership Board Founder, NEJM Catalyst

Namita S. Mohta, MD

Namita Seth Mohta, MD

Clinical Editor, NEJM Catalyst; Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Winnie Yip, PhD

Winnie Yip, PhD

Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics and Faculty Director of Harvard China Health Partnership, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

John Yu, PhD

John Yu, PhD

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Meridian Medical Network Corp.

Agenda

Viewers are encouraged to submit questions online for the Q&A portion of each session.

1:00 – 1:05

Welcome and Introduction

Feng Ge, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Jiahui Health

Namita Seth Mohta, MD, Clinical Editor, NEJM Catalyst; Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences, Brigham and Women's Hospital

1:05 – 1:20

Opening Talk : The Changing Landscape of Health Care in China
中国医疗保健的演进

Every aspect of health care in China is in transition: the needs of consumers, the balance of government guidance and innovation, the service delivery model, primary and specialty care, the clinician workforce, the use of technology, and how care is paid for. From Jiahui Health, a transnational perspective on the current state of China’s health care and how the country is pursuing its objectives.

Keynote Speaker: David J. Cook, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Jiahui Health
1:20 – 2:20
Session 1: Health Care Transformation in China: Regulation versus Innovation

中国医疗保健的转型: 监管与创新

What is the relative role of regulation versus market forces in care redesign? How can governance and innovation be balanced to drive change on a very large scale? Dialogue with academic experts.

Speakers: Leemore Dafny, PhD, Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School; NEJM Catalyst New Marketplace Theme Leader

Winnie Yip, MD, Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Faculty Director, Harvard China Health Partnership

Moderator: Namita Seth Mohta, MD, Clinical Editor, NEJM Catalyst; Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences, Brigham and Women's Hospital

2:20 – 2:40
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2:40 – 3:40
Session 2: Achieving Scale in Primary Care

初级卫生保健的规模化

Primary care is undergoing fundamental changes in China. How can the primary care system be structured and extended to serve 1.4 billion people, ensure quality, and integrate primary with specialty care? How can emerging chronic diseases be addressed on a large scale? Successful examples from clinical leaders of large U.S. health systems.

Speakers: Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health; NEJM Catalyst Theme Leader for Care Redesign

Patrick T. Courneya, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, National Health Plan and Hospitals Quality, Kaiser Permanente

Moderator: David J. Cook, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Jiahui Health

3:40 – 3:55
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3:55 – 4:55
Session 3: Technology’s Role in Reshaping China’s Health Care Delivery

科技在重塑中国医疗保健服务中的作用

How will technologies such as mobile apps, telehealth, and artificial intelligence reshape health care? Digital health promises to close the gap between patients and providers and extend the provision of primary care. Which technologies will improve quality, reduce cost, and improve experience – and which are just another “shiny object”? Insights from Chinese technology and hospital executives.

Speakers: John Yu, PhD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Meridian Medical Network Corp.

Feng Ge, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Jiahui Health

Moderator: Thomas H. Lee, MD, MSc, Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey, Editorial Board, NEJM; Leadership Board Founder, NEJM Catalyst

4:55 – 5:00
Closing Remarks
David J. Cook, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Jiahui Health