Municipal Health Commission Held Meeting for Directors of District Health Commissions of the Second Quarter
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission

On May 5, 2019, the Municipal Health Commission held the meeting for directors of district health commissions of the second quarter to listen to the report on the work progress and the preparation of comprehensive reform of medical consumables in some districts and units this year. Requirement were put forward for the key tasks in the second quarter and, in particular, the comprehensive reform of medical consumables. The meeting was presided over by Lei Haichao, secretary of the Party Committee and director of the Municipal Health Commission.
At the meeting, the four district health commissions of Dongcheng, Chaoyang, Tongzhou and Yanqing reported the progress of the key health work in the district in 2019 and the preparations for the comprehensive reform of medical consumables. Four units including the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking University School of Medicine, Beijing Hospital and China-Japan Friendship Hospital reported on the comprehensive reform of medical consumables and the improvement of medical services.
Lei Haichao pointed out that since 2019, the prevention and control of infectious diseases such as influenza in the city has been solid and effective, and the pilot program for centralized procurement of medicines in the country has been carried out steadily. The reform of institutional health departments in the urban areas has taken new steps, and the work of major activities has been solid and strong. New progress has been made in the work of the health district, and the construction of the public health committee of the village (residential) committee has been accelerated.
Lei Haichao emphasized that the health system of the city should continuously improve its ability to adapt to the new tasks in the new era, and solidly promote various tasks. First, all districts should actively communicate, strive for resources, and promote institutional reforms actively and steadily. Second, we must attach great importance to and carefully organize the service guarantee work for major events such as the Asian Civilization Dialogue Conference, the World Garden Association, and the 70th anniversary of the National Day. Third, it is necessary to solidly and effectively promote the preparations for the comprehensive reform of medical consumables, arrange deployment in advance to ensure the smooth implementation of the reform. Fourth, we must attach great importance to the construction of the pre-hospital medical emergency system and steadily improve the satisfaction rate of emergency calls in all districts. Fifth, we must implement the plan for the blood stations in the city conscientiously to ensure the balance of blood supply and demand in the city. Sixth, it is necessary to increase the control of unreasonable growth of medical expenses, strengthen the performance evaluation and guidance of medical institutions, actively promote graded diagnosis and treatment, and create conditions for comprehensive reform of medical consumables. Seventh, the role of the public health committee of the village (residential) committees should be played fully to consolidate the foundation of public health work at the grassroots level. The eighth is to actively promote the construction of key medical and health projects, and the health commissions in Tongzhou, Chaoyang, Daxing, Fengtai and other districts are required to assign one person each for the key municipal projects, ensuring that all key construction projects are carried out in an orderly manner. Ninth, it is necessary to continue to carry out actions on improving medical services with the relevant departments of the city to crack down on "smugglers", network medical hypers and illegal medical practice, and respond to complaints and media exposures quickly. Tenth, we should do a good job in the party building work of the health system, and conscientiously implement the "Implementation Opinions of the Office of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee on Strengthening the Party Building Work in Public Hospitals" to continuously improve the level of party construction in the Beijing’s health system. At the meeting, the 16 districts were also notified of the key indicators of medical expenses growth, voluntary blood donation, and first aid in the first quarter, and urged to improve the relative work in each district.
The leaders of the Municipal Health Commission, the responsible staff of the 16 district health commissions, and the responsible staff of the departments of the Municipal Health Commissions attended the meeting.