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Shaking up China’s medical system

Washington Post, June 23, 2008

A foreign company is breaking into the heavily regulated Chinese healthcare system by targeting the elite who are willing to pay premium prices for premium care. Chindex has opened Western-style hospitals and clinics in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to cater to affluent expatriates and wealthy Chinese. Staffed by foreign doctors and some of China's top physicians, its fees are too high for most Chinese.