National Health Commission: 8.7 Bn Visits Paid Nationwide
China’s National Health Commission published the National Report on the Services, Quality and Safety in Medical Care System 2019. The report points out that there are over 1 million clinic institutions in China, including 340,000 hospitals. Clinic institutions all over China received a total of 8.7 billion visits in 2019, 14.7% up from that in 2014. Hospitalized patients reach 270 million last year, 30.4% higher than that in 2014.
Some departments, such as pediatric and obstetrics, have experienced increasing professionalism and emphasis.