ZHANG Xinping

Author: Source: Date:October 10, 2017 Cilk Times:[]

Name:Zhang Xinping



Job title: Head of Health Management Department

                 Director of pharmaceutical policy research center


Academic Areas: Pharmaceutical policy, health policy

Research Interests: Publicly reporting system, primary health care, pharmaceutical policy, health policy

Academic Degrees

Doctor in Epidemiology and Health Statistics, 2004, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China;

Master in Health Statistics, 1991,

Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China;

BA in Public Health, 1986, Wuhan Medical School, Wuhan, China.

Professional Experience

Professor (2005-present); School of Medicine and Health Management, Tongji Medical College of HUST, Wuhan, China

Associate Professor (2000-2005); School of Medicine and Health Management, Tongji Medical University, Whan, China

Lecture (1991-2000) School of Public Health, Tongji Medical University, Whan, China ical School, Wuhan, China.

Selected Publications

1. Effect of Publicly Reporting Performance Data of Medicine Use on Injection Use: A Quasi-Experimental Study. PloS one, 2014, 9(10): e109594.

2.Prices, availability and affordability of essential medicines in rural areas of Hubei Province, China. Health policy and planning, 2010, 25(3): 219-229.

3.The impact of the National Essential Medicines Policy on prescribing behaviours in primary care facilities in Hubei province of China. Health Policy and Planning. 2012.

4. Knowledge, awareness, behavior (KAB) and control of hypertension among urban elderly in Western China. International Journal of Cardiology.2009, 137 (1): 9–15.

5Guideline adherence for the treatment of advanced schistosomiasis japonica in Hubei, China. Parasitology research, 2014: 1-7. B类

6 Doctors’ compliance with national guidelines and clinical pathway on the treatment of tuberculosis inpatients in Hubei , China. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2014, 20 (3):288-293

7 Public reporting improves antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections in primary care: a matched-pair cluster-randomized trial in China. Health Research Policy and Systems, 2014,12:61

8.The influence of health insurance towards accessing essential medicines: The experience from Shenzhen labor health insurance. Health policy, 2008, 88(2): 371-380.

9. Community health service capacity in China: a survey in three municipalities. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2011,19(1):167-172.

10 Application of propensity scores to explore the effect of public reporting of medicine use information on rational drug use in China: a quasi-experimental design. BMC Health Services Research, 2014,12:61

11.Develpment and Influencing Factors of Compliance Behaviors of Investigators in Clinical Trials. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technol, 2014,34(2) :29-33.

12. Efficacy of Jian’ganle versus Hugan Pian, Glucuronolactone and Reduced Glutathione in Prevention of Antituberculosis Drug-induced Liver Injury* J Huazhong Univ Sci Technol, 2014,34(3) :29-34.

13. Analysis of government investment in primary healthcare institutions to promote equity during the three-year health reform program in China. BMC Health Serv Res.2013, 13:114. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-114

14. Application of propensity scores to estimate the association between government subsidy and injection use in primary health care institutions in China. BMC Health Services Research. 2013,13:183. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-183

15. National Essential Medicines List and policy practice: A case study of China's health care reform, BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:401.

16. Effects of China’s National Essential Medicines Policy on the Use of Injection in Primary Health Facilities. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technol, 2012,32(4) :626-629.

17. Interventions Assessment of Prescription Automatic Screening System in Chinese Hospitals: A Systematic Review. Drug Information Journal. 2012, 46 (6): 669-676.

18. Quantitative analysis on economic contribution of community health service in China. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci. 2004;24(1):103-106.

19. Multifactor Analysis on the Income of Primary Health Care Institutions Implementing EMS in Hubei Province, China: A Cross-sectional Study. Journal of Health Management. 2012, 14(3): 259-268.

20. The selection of essential medicines in China: progress and the way forward. Southern Med, 2011, 4(1): 22-28.C

20.Exploring the transparency mechanism and evaluating the effect of public reporting on prescription: a protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial [J]. BMC Public Health (2015) 15:277.

21.Influence of supplemental parenteral nutrition approach on nosocomial infection in pediatric intensive care unit of Emergency Department: a retrospective study. Nutr J ,2015 ,14:103--B

22.Organizational barriers associated with the implementation of national essential medicines policy: a cross-sectional study of township hospitals in China. Social Science & Medicine. 2015 Sep 2. --A

23. Public reporting influences antibiotic and injection prescription in primary care: a segmented regression analysis[J]. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2015, 21(4):597-603.

24.How public reporting of prescription quality indicators influence prescribing practices? A survey of general practitioners[J]. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2015, 21(5):943-51.

25. General Practitioners' Perceptions of Public Reporting of Institution and Individual Medicine Prescribing Data : BMC Health Services Research DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1893-5 .2016 SCI,ESI

26. Does public reporting influence antibiotic and injection prescribing to all patients? A cluster-randomized matched-pair trial in china. Medicine.June 2016 - Volume 95 - Issue 26 - p e3965–B .2016 SCI,ESI

27. Public reporting as a prescriptions quality improvement measure in primary care settings in China: variations in effects associated with diagnoses Scientific Reports 2016 Dec 20;6:39361 SCI

28.Delivery of Essential Medicines to Primary Care Institutions and its Association with Procurement Volume and Price: A Case Study in Hubei Province, China.Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2017 Feb;15(1):57-64.ESCI

29. Workplace Violence against Health Care Workers in China. N Engl J Med. Letter. 2016 –A .2016 SCI, ESI

Working Papers

Pharmaceutical Policy and Management. ISBN979-7-117-17729-0/r 17730. People's Medical Publishing House. 2013;

Essential Medicine System Monitoring and Evaluation. Science Press, 2012;

Pharmaceutical Policy. Science Press, 2003;

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence. Science Press, 2004.

Courses Taught

516.510 Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis

1003301 Pharmaceutical policy

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1. Research of regression model on regulatory transparency of essential medicines utilization in primary health care institutions. (NNFS. 2012.01-2015.12)

2.Study of regulatory transparency mechanism of medicine use based on transparency action cycle. 2014.01-2017.12 ,NNFS)

3.Benchmark study of iatrogenic infection indicators measurement based on transparency(NNSF.2015.01-2018.12)

4.Feasibility study of implementing the National Essential Medicine System in village clinics and non-government-run medical institutions(HB moh,2011.05-2012.12)

5.Study of compensation mechanism of primary health sectors in the pilot areas of implementing the National Essential Medicine System(HB moh,2011.05-2012.12)

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