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​Prof. Hong FUNG 馮康教授

Prof. Hong FUNG, JP


M.B.,B.S. (HK), MHP (NSW), FRCS (Edin), FHKAM (Surg), FCSHK, FHKAM (Community Medicine), FHKCCM, FFPHM (UK), FRACMA, FAMS, FAMM 

Professor of Practice in Health Services Management 


Professor Hong Fung is Professor of Practice in Health Services Management at the Jockey Club School of Public Health & Primary Care (JCSPHPC), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).


He is also the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the CUHK Medical Centre (CUHKMC).


Before he joined CUHK in 2014, Prof. Fung was Cluster Chief Executive of the New Territories East Cluster and Hospital Chief Executive of the Prince of Wales Hospital at the Hospital Authority (HA) from 2002 to 2013, overseeing the management and operations of 7 public hospitals.  


Prior to that, he worked in the HA Head Office and was responsible for the planning and development of the public hospital services and facilities for over a decade.  He spearheaded the development of HA’s Clinical Management System and electronic patient records.


On the professional side, Prof. Fung was President (2014-2018) and Chief Censor (2010-2013) of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine. Prof. Fung is well recognized for his expertise in medical leadership, health planning, health informatics, and health services management.

Research Interests

  • Medical leadership

  • Health system performance

Selected Publications

  1. Fung H, ELY Wong, PYK Chau, EK Yeoh. “Integrating care for high risk elderly patients after discharge from hospitals in Hong Kong”. In: Braithewaite J, editors. Health Systems Improvement Across the Globe: Success Stories from 60 Countries. Taylore & Francis; 2016 (in print).

  2. Yeoh EK and Fung H. “Impact of healthcare reform initiatives on quality and safety in Hong Kong”. In: Braithewaite J, Matsuyama Y, editors. Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries. Ashgate; 2015.

  3. Chan FW; Wong FY; Fung H; Yeoh EK. The development of a Health Call Centre in Hong Kong: a study on the perceived needs of patients. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 2011 Jun, 17(3), p.208-216.

  4. Wong MC, Jiang JY, Tang JL, Lam A, Fung H, Mercer SW. Health services research in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong: an analysis of over 1 million antihypertensive prescriptions between 2004-2007 as an example of the potential and pitfalls of using routinely collected electronic patient data. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008 Jun 25, 8:138. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-138.

  5. Cheung NT, Fung V, Wong WN, Tong A, Sek A, Greyling A, Tse N, Fung H. Principles-based medical informatics for success--how Hong Kong built one of the world's largest integrated longitudinal electronic patient records. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007, 129(Pt 1), p. 307-310.

  6. Chan LY, Wong JT, Li PK, Lui SF, Fung H, Sung J. Risk of transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome to household contacts by infected health care workers and patients. Am J Med. 2004 Apr 15, 116(8), p.559-560. 

  7. Chan LY, Fung H. Nosocomial infections, in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - From Benchtop to Bedside, (ed) JJY Sung. World Scientific, 2004, pp 239-250.

  8. Chim CS; Cheung NT; Fung H; Wong KC. Electronic clinical practice guidelines: current status and future prospects in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 2003, 9(4), p.299-301

  9. Lo SV, Fung H. Ensuring the Quality of Healthcare, Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2001; 7, 174-179. 

  10. Fung H. "Healthcare reform: the Hong Kong perspective", in Proceedings of the International Hospital Federation Congress 2001, 2001.

Last Updated:11 August 2020

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