As Heart Attacks Rise In China, So Does Attention To Quality Of Care

June 24, 2014 7:06 AM

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As Heart Attacks Rise In China, So Does Attention To Quality Of Care

Over the past several years, I've had the opportunity to be involved in a remarkable project in China. With the publication of a paper in The Lancet today that details the nation's performance in the care of patients with severe heart attacks, a pivot to include quality in addition to access to care in their health care reform has begun.

China, like many low- and middle-income countries, is facing immense challenges from diseases that were once rare there. Infectious diseases have receded, though they are still important, and noncommunicable conditions of modern living, such as heart disease and cancer, are rising.

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