Taiwan

Scholarly Publications

How to Prevent and Manage Hospital-Based Infections During Coronavirus Outbreaks: Five Lessons from Taiwan

May 2020

During the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003, Taiwan reported 346 confirmed cases and 73 deaths. Of all known infections, 94% were transmitted inside hospitals.

Response to COVID-19 in Taiwan Big Data Analytics, New Technology, and Proactive Testing

March 2020

Taiwan is 81 miles off the coast of mainland China and was expected to have the second highest number of cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to its proximity to and number of flights...

Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center: Breast Cancer Care in Taiwan

December 2009

Taiwan's Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center has developed an integrated, team-based care delivery model for breast cancer care that is being expanded to other cancer types in 2009.

Other Publications

How to Safely Reopen Colleges and Universities During COVID-19: Experiences From Taiwan

July 2020

Reopening colleges and universities during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic poses a special challenge worldwide.

News

Bundling breast cancer payments contains costs and may improve chances of survival

October 2016

In a new study in JAMA Oncology, Wang and his co-authors show that a value-based bundled payment system is associated with cost containment and improvement in care, even improving chances for...

Integrating technology and context into bioethics training for health delivery system researchers in Southeast Asia

August 2013

Stanford pediatrician Jason Wang and researcher Mildred Cho have received $1,087,920 to launch a center in Taiwan and Stanford dedicated to training medical professionals about ethics.