Quality Measurement in Shanghai From a Global Perspective; Response to Recent Commentaries

Document Type : Correspondence


1 School of Public Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

2 Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

3 Shanghai Health Development Research Center, Shanghai, China

4 Department of Chronic Disease & Multimorbidity, School of Population Medicine and Public Health, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

5 Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

6 School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China




The centrality of high-quality primary care is universally acknowledged as pivotal to the healthcare system’s performance and the well-being of individuals in society.1 As countries strive to strengthen their primary care foundations, developing and applying tools for measuring performance have become crucial, with some implementing strategies like “pay-for-performance.”2 China has profoundly transformed its health system over the past 25 years since its healthcare reform, particularly its focus on strengthening primary care.3 ...(Read more...)

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Available Online from 02 April 2024
  • Receive Date: 11 March 2024
  • Revise Date: 24 March 2024
  • Accept Date: 25 March 2024
  • First Publish Date: 02 April 2024