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China starts pilot network for distance elderly care services
July 31,2020   By:Xinhua
BEIJING, July 31,2020 -- China's health authority on Thursday started a nationwide pilot network, providing integrated elderly care and medical services to the country's aging population.
 
The network offers distance services, including telemedicine, chronic-disease management, follow-up medicine delivery, guidance on caregiving, and medical lectures, said the National Health Commission.
 
More than 5,400 medical institutions on the Chinese mainland have been connected to the network. 
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