Mr. Koichi Kawabuchi graduated in the department of commercial science from Hitotsubashi University in 1983 and received MBA in Health Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1987. He worked in Department of Health Economics (1989-1995) and became Senior Researcher at National Institute of Health Services Management(1996). He was assigned to Chief Researcher of Japan Medical Association Research Institute(1998). He worked in Faculty of Economics, Nihon Fukushi University as Professor of Management Development in 1998-2000. He was accepted as Professor of Health Care Economics from Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 2000.