Future for Hospitals 2021

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Future of Hospitals

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Administrative authorities, medical institutions, pharmaceutical companies, wholesalers of medicines, people with relevant knowledge and experience, and people in industrial papers

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I   Medical Environment in Japan in 2020

  1. 2020 was the year Japan had to fight against COVID-19 pandemic
  • New normal was generated from outspread of COVID-19
  • Infections rapidly expanded within a short period of time
  • Europe under threat for another wave of pandemic
  • Some findings in the COVID-19 calamity
  • Relatively small number of patients in Japan without any particular reasons
  • Decreased general patients visiting doctors. Earlier advent of the aging era with diminishing youngsters than expected
  • Japan has been vulnerable to prevent spreading of infections
  • Various factors caused belated enhancement of PCR testing
  • No implementation of HER-SYS available
  • Re-planning of China-based supply chains
  • Operational issues becoming apparent from COVID-19 pandemic
  • New normal in COVID-19 calamity
  1. Deteriorated Operation of Medical Institutions
  • Medical institutions and those concerned have been warning for medical care breakdown
  • Huge sum for second supplementary budget to prevent medical care breakdown
  • Deterioration in hospital management started affecting medical workers
  • Request for the budget for FY2021 reaching the record-high 32,989.5 billion yen
  • Is Japan able to subdue explosive expansion of infections?
  1. Status of COVID-19 Infections
  2. Hospitals and Clinics after COVID-19 Pandemic
  3. Basic policy on economic and fiscal management, and on structural reform in CVID-19 calamity

II   Ever-Fiercer Environment for Hospital Operation

  1. Influence of COVID-19 Pandemic to Hospital Operations
  • Decreasing population in progress much earlier
  • Community Health Care Vision cannot wait
  • The scheme of "Second Medical Area" is not working at most local communities
  1. Community Health Care Vision and Required Number of Hospital Beds
  • Number of hospital beds required by 2025
  • The current problems cannot be solved even after restructuring
  • Public hospitals stick to acute stages
  • Medical care treatment necessary for local residents
  1. Serious shortage of reserved fund at 25 prefectures
  • Fiscal resources have depleted at prefectures
  • Case study of Niigata Prefecture
  1. Work Style Reform for doctors can be the time bomb toward reconstruction of medical care provision system
  • Implementation in 2024 is doubtful

III   Groping for Hospital Management toward 2040

  1. Why hospital management in Japan become a sort of "Small profits and quick returns" operation?
  2. What is Healthier Hospital Management?
  • Symbiotic relationship rather than competition
  • What needs to be done for healthier hospital management
  • Necessity for the head and the secretariat of a hospital to get together
  • Enhancement of BCP at hospitals
  • Fixed cost and variable cost
  • What needs to press ahead with Community Medical Partnership System
  • Implementation of digitization
  • How Hospitals should be in Future

IV   Case Studies of Noteworthy Hospital Management Strategy

V   Results of Questionnaire to Private Small-and-Midsize Hospitals


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