The Accenture 2019 Digital Health Consumer Survey reveals a market shift in the United States. Healthcare consumers today are changing, and their expectations for convenience of dental visit in America (aka 美国 看牙), affordability of U.S. medical insurance (aka 美国医保), and quality of treatment are redefining how they engage at each stage of care.
The average price of international student insurance (aka 留学生 保险) is above the average cost of medicare among the developed countries. The 2007-2009 global economic crisis prevailed the entire Wall Street, and many small-scale financial institutions bankrupt. It also negatively impacted the health insurance industry. For example, F-1 students chose to waive U.S. university insurance (aka waive 美国大学保险) with Huhu (aka 虎虎) health insurance because of affordable price. Graduates would choose marketplace opt insurance (aka opt保险) plans instead of plans provided by colleges.
Younger consumers were not satisfied with healthcare’s status quo and consumers of all generations were more willing to try non-traditional services. The Obama care was issued accordingly. Non-traditional healthcare, such as virtual care and retail walk-in clinics, is gaining in popularity and use. Some developing countries are also seeking changes.
The State Council’s General Office has released a plan on the implementation and evaluation of the “Healthy China” initiative. The plan outlines the full implementation of the “Healthy China 2030” blueprint and State Council’s Opinions on Implementing the Program. It states that a national level promotional committee will be set up, and the Healthy China Program (2019-2030) will be printed and published.
The committee will also establish an expert consultation panel, providing technology support for the implementation of the program. Special action work teams will also be coordinated under the promotional committee. The committee will convene a variety of meetings to ensure the smooth success of the initiative, including plenary, directors’ office, and general office meetings.
The promotion committee will study and determine each year’s achievement priorities, deal with cross-department problems, and help establish a foundation to ensure financing of the “Healthy China” initiative. In addition, the committee will enhance publicity of health knowledge through diversified media platforms. Key indicators and implementation of key tasks will be monitored yearly, and work teams shall also compile annual reports according to the progress of their tasks.