WeDoctor’s "Chinese HMO" Contributes "Chinese Wisdom" to Worldwide Health Reform

September 28, 2018 - 05:54
WeDoctor’s "Chinese HMO" Contributes "Chinese Wisdom" to Worldwide Health Reform

HONG KONG,CHINA - Media OutReach - 28 September 2018- The Third Asian Healthcare Leadership Summit (AHLS) was heldin Singapore's Sentosa World of Interest from September 21 to September 22. One of the most influential conferences in the field of globalhealthcare,the conference was attended by more than 500VIP guests from more than 20 countries on five continents. As the only Chineseenterprise invited, We Doctor Holdings Limited("WeDoctor") shared the story of China's technology-driven medical upgrade andWeDoctor's "Chinese Health Management Organization ("HMO")" with guests from around the world.


China has nearly one-fifth ofthe world's population, but the average number of doctors per thousand is only2.1, far less than that in Europe and the United States. Facing the problems of an overwhelming number ofpatients in the first-class hospitals at Grade 3 and the shortage of medicalresources in remote areas, China has found a unique solution tobalance medical resources and protect the health of families and individuals through scientific and technological means such as the Internetand artificial intelligence.


Jerry Liao, founder and CEO of WeDoctor, introduced in his keynote speech that WeDoctor has been helping hospitals, doctors and patients to improve the efficiency of medical services from the  starting pointof appointment registration. Since its establishmenteight years ago, WeDoctor has connected morethan 2,700 hospitals, 240,000 doctors and more than 20,000 pharmacies in China,becoming the country's largest doctor-patient matching platform and big dataplatform for medical and healthcare, helping doctors to better serve patients and enabling patients to find gooddoctors nearby.


"Just 13 days ago, the firstbase of the WeDoctor HMO was establishedin Chengdu, Sichuan," Jerry Liao said. He elaborated that the service base can connect the WeDoctor platform through cloud hospital information systems("HIS") and provideconvenient medical and health services for individuals, families andinstitutions, and execute its "online +offline, general practice + specialty, whole person + whole process" strategy through intelligent health terminals.


George Papandreou, former Greek Prime Minister andPresident of Socialist International, met with Jerry Liao after the meeting, expressing the view that that the "Chinese HMO" model led by WeDoctor is exciting and different from Caesar's in the UnitedStates, the application of WeDoctor HMO model in China is more flexible, andall relevant aspects of the system have been comprehensively and systematicallyimplemented for the first time.


The "WeDoctor Tong"and "WeDoctor Smart Clinic" independently developed using WeDoctor science and technology were presented atthe conference, attracting guests from all over theworld to stop by and visit and becoming the most soughtafter "black technology" of medical healthcare at the event.For common minor ailments, the user can call the health manager and transfer to the family doctor with the press of one key toget health guidance quickly. For urgent and serious diseases, family doctorscan help to quickly refer patients to physical medical institutions below theline and meet the health care needs of individuals and family users in onestop.


Catherine Mohr, an American medical technology expert, experienced a one-key inquiry service through the WeDoctor services, was connected to doctors within 30 seconds and completed an online consultation within 15 minutes. She said,"China's Smart Home Medical Service is already very advanced, and such aresponse speed is unimaginable in the United States."


The WeDoctor Smart Clinic is an "Intelligent Medical Station" for all kinds ofinstitutions to serve the health needs of employees. Itconsists of an intelligent mobile medical all-in-one machine, an intelligentmedicine cabinet and a series of intelligent peripherals for inspection. Itprovides one-stop medical healthcare services such as offline first diagnosis, online re-examination,consultation and follow-up and online medicine purchasefor institutional users such as enterprises, nursing homes, communities andschools.


Suhas Kshirsagar from India commented, "China's technology is really refreshing, andWeDoctor has made a unique and innovative attempt to solve the medical problemsof the world's largest population. India is also a populous country, and welook forward to seeing such products in India as soon as possible."


Jerry Liao revealed thatWeDoctor is speeding up the implementation of its HMO's strategy and has nowopened five general practice centers in Beijing, Hangzhou, Nanjing and Chengdu,and plans to launch 100 more in the next three years. The WeDoctor Tong servicehas enteredthe homes of millions of families in China,and the WeDoctor Cloud Patrol Service has served nearly ten million grassrootsusers. This year, WeDoctor also took a strategic stake in a new IVF Medical Group, Hong Kong's largest assistedreproductive medical group, and set up a joint venture with Asia-Pacificleading idsMED Group to collaborate in building anintelligent medical ecosystem and become a"health gatekeeper" for hundreds of millions of families.


About WeDoctor

WeDoctor Holdings Limited ("WeDoctor") is China's leading technology-enabledhealthcare solutions platform, providing seamless online and offline healthcareservices as well as integration of general practitioner and specialist doctors.Founded by Jerry Liao and his team in 2010, WeDoctor operates four mainbusiness segments, namely, WeDoctor Healthcare, WeDoctor Cloud, WeDoctorInsurance, and WeDoctor Pharma.


WeDoctorbrings together government, hospitals, doctors, pharmaceutical companies andfinancial institutions to create an innovative and holistic healthcareprovision and funding ecosystem. On the WeDoctor platform, there are over 2,700hospitals, 240,000 leading doctors, 18,000 pharmacies and 160 millionregistered users.


Sincethe establishment of China's largest appointment registration platform, WeDoctor has continued to transform the healthcare system throughtechnology with the creation of the nation's first Internet hospital - WuzhenInternet Hospital. It also launched the industry's first domestic smart healthterminal, and has made significant progress in the field of smart healthcarewith the creation of AI-enabled diagnosis systems for both Western and Chinesemedicine.