Is the pro-competition policy an effective solution for China’s public hospital reform?

  title={Is the pro-competition policy an effective solution for China’s public hospital reform?},
  author={Jay Pan and Xuezheng Qin and C. Hsieh},
  journal={Health Economics, Policy and Law},
  pages={337 - 357}
Abstract The new round of health care reforms in China achieved significant initial results. New and emerging problems coinciding with the deepening of the reforms, however, require further institutional changes to strengthen the competition mechanism and promote public hospital efficiency. This paper provides a conceptual framework and preliminary assessment of public hospital competition in China. Specifically, we distinguish between two closely related concepts – competition and… Expand
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