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November 28, 2017

Japanese Healthcare at a Crossroads (2)
Rethinking Reimbursement for Integrated, Cost-Effective Care

Japan’s fee-for-service healthcare reimbursement system, while limiting the cost of individual services, provides almost no incentive for efficient, integrated care. ...

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October 30, 2017

Japanese Healthcare at a Crossroads (1)
Toward Integrated Community Care

Japan is facing tough choices as demographic aging threatens the sustainability of its vaunted universal health insurance system. Health policy ...

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June 13, 2016

Proposals for Streamlined, Localized Health Insurance Coverage

In this policy proposal, the Tokyo Foundation calls for the reorganization of Japan’s health insurance system into prefectural units with ...

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June 07, 2016

Enhancing Dialogue, Engaging with Society: Shiseido

What constitutes meaningful dialogue with stakeholders? Cosmetics maker Shiseido engages in dialogue of various types, but two cases are of ...

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April 01, 2014

Lessons from Britain’s General Practitioner System

Japan’s free-access, fee-for-service health insurance system is proving unsustainable, as growing numbers of aging patients flock to full-service hospitals for ...

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January 21, 2013

The Evolving Role of Think Tanks in Japan

For public policy think tanks to become key players in global intellectual discourse, they must have the ability to create ...

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November 19, 2012

Promoting Community-Based Primary Care

Based on two years of research, the Tokyo Foundation's project on Crafting the Medical, Nursing-Care, and Social Security Systems of ...

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June 02, 2010

The Changing Face of the Obama Administration at Home and Abroad (1)

The passing of the national health insurance bill after prolonged debate in March 2010 came as a relief for the ...

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August 27, 2009

Addressing the Problems in the Japanese Healthcare System

Japan has a healthcare system characterized by universal health insurance coverage, as all Japanese citizens belong to one of the ...

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January 31, 2009

Community Building in the Era of Globalization

The 19thTokyo Foundation Forum Community Building in the Era of Globalization: Changing Bangladesh from the Non-governmental Sector ...

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