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Smart Medical Ecosystem Research Project Declared a Success

  • Published: Apr 24, 2021
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The closure meeting for the “Healthy China Initiative” Smart Medical Ecosystem Development Strategy Research Project (hereinafter referred to as the “Smart Medical Project”) by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) was held at Tsinghua University from April 22-23, 2021.


Led by CAE member Dong Jiahong, the major consulting project in response to the “Healthy China Initiative” brought together 26 members from six academic divisions of the CAE and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). It focuses on the core goals, overall requirements and main tasks of the initiative and development of a smart medical ecosystem. This project includes in-depth research and analysis into smart medical developments at home and abroad. In addition, the project comprehensively sorts out the needs, opportunities and challenges posed in the development of a big health ecosystem, proposes a smart medical ecosystem plan, and draws a blueprint for the development of smart medical care in China over the next ten years.


The project team conducted in-depth research and completed the development strategy for the smart medical ecosystem. The team also organized the Xiangshan Science Conference in November 2020, held consultations with 48 experts, and put forward two important proposals - build a regional healthcare community and national smart medical information infrastructure in the new era.


The closure meeting discussed in depth the framework of the conclusion report and the content of the report. Experts said they believe that the smart medical ecosystem should be people-oriented and integrate modern smart technology to create a big and entirely new healthcare ecosystem. Through optimization of all elements, entire processes and whole chains, such ecosystem offers comprehensive care to the entire population, at all life stages and all dimensions, and ultimately realizes safe, high-quality, efficient and economical medical care.

The project successfully completed relevant research tasks and the conclusion report and data are informative. The research content is scientific, and the technical route is reasonable and feasible. In addition, the form of expression is rich and diverse with rigorous and accurate charts and data, and the use of funds is compliant and reasonable. The report describes the overall planning, grand blueprint and implementation path for the development of smart medical care in China in the next ten years. The review experts all agreed on the above-mentioned facts and suggested it can be submitted to the CAE for completion as scheduled.