Paper Information

Journal:   RAZI JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (JOURNAL OF IRAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES)   JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2016 , Volume 22 , Number 140; Page(s) 92 To 99.
 
Paper: 

THE IMPACT OF HEALTH SYSTEM REFORM ON CLINICAL, PARACLINICAL AND SURGICAL INDICATORS AS WELL AS PATIENTS' SATISFACTION IN RASOUL-E-AKRAM HOSPITAL IN 2013 TO 2014

 
 
Author(s):  FARIDFAR NILOUFAR, ALIMOHAMMADZADEH KHALIL*, SEYEDIN SEYED HESAM
 
* DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT, TEHRAN NORTH BRANCH, HEALTH ECONOMICS POLICY RESEARCH CENTER,ISLAMIC AZAD UNIVERSITY, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background: The importance of reforms in the health care system and improve the quality of health care as one of the important results of it has always been noticeable. In this regard, the efficiency and effectiveness of hospital activities, proper functioning of staff and proper use of resources be evaluated by functional indicators. Hospital indicators show the status of hospital's performance and its society. In this article, we aimed to study the impact of health system reform on hospital indicators such as clinical, paraclinical and surgical indicators, Patients satisfaction in Rasoul-e-Akram hospital.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed at Rasoul-e-Akram general hospital. The study population consisted of Rasoul-e-Akram general hospital indicators. In this regard, information collected by referring to the existing table's record from 2013 to 2014. To analyze the data, it was applied the paired t test to compare quantitative variables between the two time periods from 2013 to 2014. The repeated measure ANOVA test was also used to assess the trend of the changes in frequency of the items. The analyses were performed by the SPSS software.
Results: The results of comparing surgery item between 2013 and 2014 showed increase in accessibility to surgical procedures. According to the obtained results, heath system reform in this hospital increased the amount of clinical and paraclinical reception. Furthermore patient satisfaction was also increased Conclusion: Implementation of the health reform plan had been succeeded in improvement of healthcare indicators in our center.

 
Keyword(s): HEALTH SYSTEM REFORM, HOSPITAL FUNCTIONAL INDICATORS, GENERAL HOSPITAL
 
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