The First National Pilot Provincial Electronic Prescription Center to Explore the First Order Process! Lecheng Achieved Initial Results in Implementing the “Special Measures”
On the morning of February 18th, the Hainan Provincial Information Office held a press conference with the Development and Reform Commission, and released five work achievements achieved in the first phase of implementing the Opinions on Special Measures for Relaxing Control over Market Access to Support the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port. Wu Mingyue, Deputy Director of the Special Office of Hainan Free Trade Port for the Relaxation of Market Access and Deputy Director of the Development and Reform Commission of Hainan Province, was present at the conference and introduced the relevant situation. Lyu Xiaolei, Executive Deputy Director of Boao Lecheng Pilot Zone Administration, Li Yunda, Deputy Director of Hainan Medical Products Administration, and leaders from Hainan Party Committee Propaganda Department, Sanya Central Business District Administration, Hainan Power Grid Corporation and Haikou High-tech Zone attended the conference and answered questions from reporters.
In order to further relax the market access of Hainan Free Trade Port and create a more open, transparent and predictable investment environment, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Commerce officially issued the Opinions on Special Measures for Relaxing Control over Market Access to Support the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port on April 8, 2021 (hereinafter referred to as the “Special Measures”), supporting Hainan to try first and take the lead in breaking the situation.
The Special Measures put forward 22 specific measures in five major areas, including healthcare, finance, culture and education, among which some policies are directly related to Lecheng Pilot Zone, including establishing Hainan Electronic Prescription Center in Lecheng Pilot Zone, encouraging famous beauty medical institutions to settle in Lecheng Pilot Zone, allowing beauty medical institutions in Lecheng Pilot Zone to use medical and beauty products launched in the United States, European Union, Japan and other countries or regions in batches, and supporting medical institutions in Lecheng Pilot Zone to conduct clinical trials, etc.
Promoting the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port and building a new open economic system with a higher level are the major responsibilities and historical missions entrusted to Hainan Province by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council. Lyu Xiaolei, Executive Deputy Director of Boao Lecheng Pilot Zone Administration, said that as a key park and major functional platform for the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port, Lecheng Pilot Zone attached great importance to and actively implemented the Special Measures, raced against time to seize policy opportunities, and has achieved initial results in implementing policies such as promoting Hainan Electronic Prescription Center and supporting the development of high-end medical and beauty industries successively according to the requirements for high-quality development and with the careful guidance and help of the National Development and Reform Commission and other authorities.
Support Internet Prescription Drug Sales and Explore the First Business Process of the First Provincial Electronic Prescription Center Platform.
In order to put the “people-centered” development thought in practice and work hard to solve the people's "urgent and anxious" problems, the Special Measures clearly stated that Hainan Electronic Prescription Center should be established in Lecheng Pilot Zone, and all prescription drugs marketed and sold in China, except those specifically managed under the National Drug Administration Law, are allowed to be sold through Internet on the electronic prescription center.
Hainan Electronic Prescription Center is the first national pilot provincial platform, and also the first platform in China integrating medical insurance, health, drug administration, commercial insurance other data and a platform allowing data to serve the health needs of people. Under the guidance of the National Development and Reform Commission, the preparatory group of Hainan Electronic Prescription Center took the First Hospital Affiliated to Hainan Medical University as a pilot, and recently explored and circulated the first electronic prescription, and streamlined the service logic of the platform system, laying a foundation for future platform demand investigation and analysis and the realization of functional modules. In the future, Hainan residents can enjoy the Internet medical services such as face-to-face diagnosis and purchase of drugs, follow-up prescription renewal, online drug dispensing, receiving drugs at nearest point and online follow-up.
In the future, the prescription center will cover all medical institutions in the province, gradually realize nationwide interconnection, explore the new format of the application of licensed drug and device policy with respect to the new mode of medical supply chain, the combination of clinical services and drug retail services, drug administration services, etc. by relying on the resources, policies and institutional advantages such as the gathering of international pharmaceutical and device enterprises in Lecheng Pilot Zone, the the simultaneous use of innovative drugs and devices with the international community, and the global special drug insurance in Lecheng, so as to shorten the distance between people and hospitals, pharmacies and other parties, and reduce the drug cost and facilitate the provision of services to patients from all over the country for medical treatment.
120 advanced medical beauty products at home and abroad are about to land to help the construction of the brand "Quality Medical Beauty, Assured Medical Beauty”.
In recent years, with the rapid development of economy and society, China's medical beauty industry is developing rapidly and has great potential. In order to further attract international high-quality medical beauty resources, speed up the cultivation of new advantages of high-end medical and beauty industry clusters in Lecheng Pilot Zone, and build a high-end and internationally leading medical beauty industry chain Hainan’s characteristics, Lecheng Administration has actively reached contacts with multinational pharmaceutical enterprises, and collects 120 kinds of the most innovative and advanced medical beauty products in the world, such as hyaluronic acid, gold microneedles with the highest comfort, skinbooster with the longest effect, and the safest RF instruments.
Relying on the try-first licensing policy, these world-class medical beauty products will be put into use in Lecheng Pilot Zone after being approved by competent authorities, so as to provide better service for domestic beauty lovers. Meanwhile, in order to ensure the application of advanced medical beauty products, and make beauty lovers feel safe and secure, Lecheng Pilot Zone has also introduced well-known medical institutions and expert teams at home and abroad.
Li Yunda, Deputy Director of Hainan Medical Products Administration, says that HMPA strongly supports Lecheng to introduce innovative high-end medical beauty products, and make every effort to provide centralized acceptance of applications and centralized approval services to help the application of 120 kinds of advanced medical beauty products while paying full attention to product safety as soon as possible, give full play to the innovative demonstration role of the free trade port, and ignite the new engine for the high-quality development of Lecheng.
In the next step, Lecheng Pilot Zone will focus on advanced medical beauty products and high-level diagnosis and treatment services, integrate the offshore tax-free policy of Hainan Free Trade Port, as well as the unique natural resources and climate advantages, trive to build a brand of "Quality Medical Beauty and Assured Medical Beauty", expand the industrial scale, and make the medical beauty industry a new growth pole for the free trade port to attract international medical consumption, build a medical tourism destination that attracts the whole country, even Southeast Asia and "the Belt and Road Initiative" region to support the construction of Hainan International Tourism and Consumption Center. "When you travel to Hainan in the future, you can not only enjoy duty-free shopping, but also experience international high-quality medical beauty services without going abroad." Lyu Xiaolei added.