Lessons from China’s Changing Health System

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<p>Over the last 65 years, China has experimented boldly with its national health care system. In a <em>New England Journal of Medicine </em>“Perspective” published today, The Commonwealth Fund’s David Blumenthal, M.D., and William Hsiao of the Harvard School of Public Health review China’s varying approaches over the decades, from the early state-run system that relied on community health workers to today’s near-universal health coverage and burgeoning network of primary care clinics.</p><p>
Along the way, the authors draw lessons from China’s experience concerning the importance of medical professionalism and the perils of relying too heavily on pure market forces.</p>

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