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Beijing Municipal Health Commission Held a Symposium for Family Doctors
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission
Date:05/27/2019

In order to celebrate the 9th "World Family Doctors’ Day" and advance the family doctor contract service, on May 15, the Beijing Municipal Health Commission held a symposium for family doctors. Zhu Hongming, deputy director of the Department of Primary Health of the National Health Commission, and An Xuejun, member of the Party Committee and deputy director of the Municipal Health Commission, attended the meeting and extended festive greetings to family doctors. Representatives of new family doctors from 16 districts attended the meeting.
At the symposium, the participants enthusiastically expressed their opinions on talent cultivation and training, information system functions, performance appraisal, medical insurance policies, promotion of staff titles and remuneration, and fully expressed their enthusiasm for grassroots health work. They hope to further improve relevant policies and measures to ensure the sustainable development of primary medical institutions and ensure the effective implementation of contracting services of family doctors. Zhu Hongming, deputy director of the Department of Primary Health of the 
National Health Commission, fully affirmed the hard work and achievements of family doctors in Beijing in his speech. He hoped that Beijing will continue to strengthen the allocation of grassroots medical staff, build a stronger team of family doctors and strengthen training for medical service personnel, improve the quality of services, so that residents' sense of acquirement from medical treatment will be improved constantly.
An Xuejun, member of the Party Committee and deputy director of the Municipal Health Commission, first sent a greeting to the family doctors and their families in the city in his speech. He also said that after several years of development, with the endeavor of the team of 19,000 family doctors in the city, the family doctor contract service in Beijing has made great progress. He stressed that grassroots medical and health work is a promising undertaking with a broad space for development. It is hoped that the young family doctors will continue to serve the health of the people at primary level. In the next step, the Municipal Health Commission will continue to adhere to the work targeting issues and goals and improve relevant policies and measures. First, it will improve the performance-based wage policy, establishing a incentive mechanism doe family doctor contract service and a subsidy mechanism for rural community health service agency to improve the family doctors' treatment level. The second is to explore and promote the construction of close medical associations, promote the popularization of high-quality resources, improve service capabilities, and promote the system of graded diagnosis and treatment and the construction of healthy Beijing.