How FutureProof is the healthcare system in Japan?
How this score impacts life in Japan
Vital Signs and Measures
All measures, including the measures within the Vital Signs, are equally weighted.
With an advanced digital infrastructure, comprehensive health data collection, high levels of investment in research and development, and regulatory incentives, Japan is well positioned to realise personalised healthcare. Japan could further strengthen its position by improving the infrastructure for and collection of health data, especially concerning the use of electronic health records. Achieving greater interoperability of health and health-related data, as well as patients’ control over and access their own data could also be a focus for Japan moving forward.