to pursue my dream career, and I hope to sign the best eye doctors to provide the best medical service,” Zhou said.
About 1,090 group practices had been established by the end of 2018 in China,
and nearly 700 are registered in Shenzhen in Gu
angdong province, where government policies are more supportive than in
other places, according to a rep
ort jointly released recently by Vistamed, a healthcare industry publication, and a
private hospital m
anagement research institute affiliated to the China hospital development
institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Analysis of 20 of the top 100 group medical practices showed most of the
founders are specialist doctors who used to w
ork in top-level public hospitals, and more than half of the CEOs are doctors,
according to the report.The report said th
e Chinese authorities’ ongoing efforts in healthcare system reforms, which enable
doctors to practice with incr
easing freedom outside the public system, have given dynamic momentum
to the growth of group medical practices.