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Duke Partners with Peking University Health Science Center

September 19, 2007

In a historic effort by the leading academic health center and hospital network in China to begin integrating healthcare delivery and providing care for greater numbers of Chinese people, Peking University Health Science Center today entered into a strategic agreement with Duke Medicine to help guide them in this complex and essential transformation.

Duke University administrators, faculty and researchers will shuttle between Durham and Beijing during the seven-year agreement to help guide China’s leading academic health center and hospital network through its transformation. The agreement calls for Duke Medicine to help introduce the concepts for systems and services integration that will lead to greater efficiencies at a time when the Chinese healthcare system is under tremendous pressure to perform.

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