We conduct comparative, collaborative, multidisciplinary research to improve healthcare and the overall quality of life across the Asia-Pacific region.
Current Research Projects
Addressing Health Disparities in China
Using machine learning techniques and extensive medical claim and local population health data, a collaborative research project examines Tongxiang county in Zhejiang province as a case study instructive for China’s responses to inequalities in healthcare spending and health outcomes among rural and urban populations.
The Impact of Robots on Nursing Home Care in Japan
In one of the first research projects globally to examine the impact of robotics in the service sector, this research project examines how robots affect labor and productivity in Japan’s nursing homes. Japan’s case sheds light on the social and economic implications of robotic technologies adoption for addressing demographic change.
The imperative to address the many needs of aging individuals and societies is a defining issue of our time. AHPP is leading a collaborative research project that analyzes new approaches to developing solutions for healthy aging in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on the role of the government and private sectors
To promote understanding of the economics of caring for patients with chronic diseases across diverse health systems, this AHPP-led collaborative research project gathers teams of clinicians and health economists in over ten countries and regions to compare the health care use and patient outcomes for adults with type 2 diabetes.