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[The Ministry of Health and five other ministries jointly issued a document titled “guidelines for public hospital reform” in February 2010 and established 22 pilot reform cities throughout China. The document required all local reforms to adhere to public welfare goals, attempt to resolve the...
[China has experienced a tortuous public hospital reform process. Since the 1950s, China has repeatedly attempted extensive reforms. Such reforms comprise four stages (Yip et al. 2010). In the first stage, from 1950 to 1980, subsequent to the pre-reform phase, reform focused on fairness of and...
[We conducted a large-scale investigation of the public welfare of public hospitals in Shanghai and Beijing. The research participants covered four levels: hospitals, hospital administrators, medical staffs, and patients.]
[In this chapter, we focus on medical staff’s and patients’ understanding of and attitudes towards public welfare of public hospitals and the relationship between nonprofit hospitals and for-profit hospitals. Specifically, after surveying their income and working hours and their evaluations of...
[This chapter presents a survey on outpatients’ satisfaction with large public hospitals. Specifically, we looked at their satisfaction with waiting time, medical services, diagnosis and treatment quality, medical expenses, and hospital environment.]
[This chapter presents a survey on health-seeking behavior. Specifically, we aimed to answer the following three questions: under the current situation of improved health insurance coverage, what kind of healthcare providers do people tend to choose—large hospitals of better quality or community...
[The work characteristics of doctors worldwide are a growing public concern. Stress, job dissatisfaction, and burnout all influence doctors’ work performance. Relationships with colleagues and leaders also have a considerable influence on doctors’ mental functioning (Fujiwara et al. 2003; Cox...
[We examined doctors’ and patients’ cognitions and satisfaction with community health and two-way referral in order to understand reasons for the poor referral rate. By identifying these influencing factors, we might ensure that the two-way referral system in Shanghai runs normally, thereby...
[This chapter focuses on medical staff’s understanding of and attitudes towards multisite doctors’ licenses. Specifically, we aimed to answer the following three questions: in the background of a national policy promoting multisite doctors’ licenses, what do large public hospital doctors think...
[We aimed to understand the current development of translational medicine in large public hospitals as well as medical staff’s attitudes towards and awareness of translational medicine (Keramaris et al. 2008; Krontiris and Rubenson 2008; Szalma et al. 2010; Littman and Marincola 2011).]
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