Curious to learn more about the medical options for foreigners in China, and get some business tips from a doctor who has his own startup - this show is for you - Welcome to the China Business Cast - I am so excited to be with you and I hope I can live up to JP’s great job running this podcast over the years - my name is Michael Michelini and I’m going to be interviewing people doing business on the ground in china - selling in china, importing to china, hiring in China. I would love any feedback so please comment on the episode at chinabusinesscast.com/episode20
Also I’m going to kick off my start here with a free gift for everyone, I have a checklist for setting up a company in China, the documents and files you should have ready when doing it along with some templates, you can download that at Chinabusinesscast.com/checklist - be sure to check it out
ok - so now on to my first episode - we have Harsh Sethia, an Indian entrepreneur in Guangzhou working on a startup Meddibuddy, helping people find hospitals in China - and today he’ll be giving us some tips on how healthcare works for expats in China as well as his story on how he started his business, let’s listen in
- Welcome Harsh to the podcast we connected when my kid was having the complication - you had been following my personal blog and added me on wechat and said you were praying for Miles - much appreciated man!
Can you introduce yourself to the listeners?
How did you end up in China?
When a westerner first comes to China - well - probably before they even come, what should they do?
What kinds of choices for hospitals are there?
Public private anything in the middle
What are some of the costs
How about dental
How does insurance work
Medication - if you have prescriptions overseas, how does that transfer over can you import them?
Any positive examples you can share
How about negative (I have a couple myself) trips to the hospital,
How does it normally work in china differences for different expats- Europeans, Americans, etc. Are there any?
And how does it work for your business - Meddibuddy how did it get started?
Any offers for our listeners?
Where can they go to check it out how can people reach out to you after the show thanks!
Thanks Harsh for coming on the show and sharing - be sure to check out his http://meddibuddy.com/?lan=en
Stay tuned for the next episode, we’ll be talking all about China business each and every show! If you have a topic you’d like - please comment on the show notes at chinabusinesscast.com/episode20
and also don’t forget to get our free checklist at Chinabusinesscast.com/checklist
til next time, best of luck on your China business endeavors