Telemedicine Opportunities in China (2 Topics)

Wen Profiri | Health Informatics Forum | January 17, 2012

Why T-med in China? The following is my rationale:

1) China’s Ministry of Health has a plan to train 800, 000 primary care providers in a very short period of time. These new village physicians (bare-foot doctors) need telemedicine support, especially in triage.

2) Several medical universities visited University of California's telemedicine program, they want to get help from UC Davis school of medicine to deliver medical education courses using telemedicine.

3) A Shanghai company is developing videos and accompanying clinical content
for medical education to target this market. This company may have already built good relationship with medical universities and the ministry of health...