Healthcare Mar 10, 2022 12:07 PM (GMT+8) · EqualOcean
Aging poses new challenges to the construction of China's elderly care service system. Li Yanping, deputy to the National People's Congress and chief physician of Chongqing hospital of traditional Chinese medicine, put forward three suggestions. First, break through the bottleneck of the elderly medical service system, incorporate the construction of the elderly medical service system into the work plans and key tasks of the people's governments at and above the county level, conduct targeted assessment, and comprehensively promote the construction of the elderly medical service system; Increase stable investment in the construction of county-level and township level medical institutions. Second, strengthen the regular training and dynamic management of geriatric talent team, establish a regular training mechanism, refer to the doctor continuing education system, classify geriatric doctors, nurses, family doctors and elderly service personnel in elderly care institutions at all levels, and carry out geriatric medical treatment, rehabilitation After passing the training and assessment of new knowledge and skills in geriatrics such as nursing, they are allowed to work. Third, adhere to the combination of government leadership and market mechanism, guide more social capital to continuously invest in elderly care medical services through the establishment of special guidance funds and other measures, improve and optimize the multi participation mechanism of public and private elderly care institutions and medical institutions, jointly build a strong medical service support platform for elderly care institutions, and establish a medical insurance system with effective connection between elderly care and medical treatment.