China Unveils Plans for National Telemedicine Network

On January 15, 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China (NHFPC) issued a document, outlining an ambitious plan to build a uniform national telemedicine service network in China. The document, “Technical Guideline for Telemedicine Information System Construction (2014)” (Technical Guidance), is a visionary 200-page blueprint for the creation of an interoperable, uniform service network in China, designed to allow China patients and medical institutions to enjoy seamless telemedicine services anywhere in China.  Read more here .