Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Hospital capacity limited by public system - Caixin

China now has 10,000 private hospitals in operation, accounting for 40 to 50 percent of the total number of hospitals. Yet these hospitals treat fewer than 10 percent of patients. Their impact on the market is minimal.
This problem will not be solved as long as resources remain concentrated in the public system, and it continues to be treated as the star of China's healthcare structure. In this environment, private capital simply cannot compete and help raise overall industry standards.
Read more at Global Times

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