Reorganization / integration of hospitals Adjusted to publicize medical results of private hospitals, November 12 20:29
A forum for discussion between the government and local organizations was held over the reorganization and integration of hospitals, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare reported that it intends to make adjustments in the direction to publish data such as the medical treatment results of private hospitals requested by the local side.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced the names of 424 public and public hospitals nationwide in September, with particularly little medical experience and similar hospitals nearby, for reorganization / integration and reduction of beds We are calling for further discussions, but there is a backlash from the region.
Under such circumstances, a forum for discussion between the national governor's association and other local organizations and the government was opened, and Governor Hirai in Tottori Prefecture requested that the private hospital data be released to promote discussions on reorganization and integration fairly. Did.
In response, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has clarified that it is preparing to publish data indicating the medical treatment results of private hospitals and the status of competition with public and public hospitals, and will proceed with adjustments regarding the publication method etc. I conveyed my thoughts.
In addition, while the local government called for financial support for local governments that promoted reorganization, integration, and bed reduction, the government expressed its idea to consider it during the budget planning process for the next fiscal year.