Establishing healthcare system for integrating healthcare and nursing care into daily life
Former Director-General for Regional Revitalization, Headquarters for Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan, Cabinet Secretariat
Project Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
External Corporate Director, CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.
Chairman and CEO, CMIC HOLDINGS, Co., Ltd.
As the novel coronavirus infection continues to spread with no end in sight, each country feels the necessity of reviewing and modifying the healthcare system. Japan has an excellent universal health insurance system but is facing a mountain of problems such as a declining birthrate and aging population and labor shortage, which will be important to the future operation of the healthcare system. Which healthcare system should we establish in a rapidly aging society? CEO Nakamura interviewed External Corporate Director Takeshi Karasawa, who has long devoted himself to improving the Japanese medical system as a bureaucrat in the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, in order to find a path toward better healthcare system in Japan.
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