Objective To explore the opportunities and challenges which COC （continuity of care） has been facing, some strategies were proposed and improved continuously during the process of deepening medical reform in public hospital, and at the same time to supply reference for government to make relative policy. Methods By SWOT-analysis, the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities as well as threats of COC in medical reform were analyzed comprehensively. Results Depending on national relevant policies, supportive measures, the cooperation from mu｜tidiscipiinary team was improved. A｜ong with strategies of strengthening advantages, weakening disadvantages, meeting challenges and facing up to threat. COC had be approved and consented initially. Conclusions Public hospitals should demonstrate their various re- sources and make full use of their advantages, then guide and solid grass-roots in the new heahhcare system which integrate medical, rehabilitation and elderly nursing out of the hospital. It must benefit the hospital, specialized subject, family and society.
Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing
Medical reform in public hospital
Continuity of care