About the Authors

Mingsheng Chen

Affiliations School of Health Policy & Management, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China, Cooperative Health Humanity Initiative, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Yuxin Zhao

Affiliation National Health Development Research Center, Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing, China

Lei Si


Affiliations Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, School of Health Administration, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YZ. Performed the experiments: LS MC. Analyzed the data: MC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MC LS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MC.