Baylor plans medical center in Shanghai

Houston-based Baylor College of Medicine is in the early stages of developing a medical center in Shanghai with a Chinese real estate development company, the health system announced Nov. 4.

Leaders from Baylor met with the real estate firm, Greenland Holdings Group, and established a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on opening the Greenland Global Medical Science and Technology Center in Shanghai. The impetus for the medical center is a national initiative called "Healthy China 2030," which aims to improve the Chinese healthcare system, accelerate research and innovation, and collaborate internationally.

Baylor will help Greenland Holdings Group plan operational development and strategy for the medical center via its Baylor Global Health Group, a sector of the medical school devoted to contributing to clinical innovation on a global level.

 

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