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Factors that influence the choice of seeking treatment at polyclinics.

Factors that influence the choice of seeking treatment at polyclinics. Patients in Singapore can choose their primary care provider on a per-episode basis and pay out-of-pocket for services rendered. The infrastructure of subsidised and private primary care sector facilities differs. Onsite ancillary services are available in subsidised facilities, allowing for convenience of routine investigations, while private clinics are usually standalone practices. This study sought to examine the factors influencing patients' choice of polyclinic. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Singapore medical journal Pubmed

Factors that influence the choice of seeking treatment at polyclinics.

Singapore medical journal , Volume 53 (2): 7 – Jun 19, 2012

Factors that influence the choice of seeking treatment at polyclinics.


Abstract

Patients in Singapore can choose their primary care provider on a per-episode basis and pay out-of-pocket for services rendered. The infrastructure of subsidised and private primary care sector facilities differs. Onsite ancillary services are available in subsidised facilities, allowing for convenience of routine investigations, while private clinics are usually standalone practices. This study sought to examine the factors influencing patients' choice of polyclinic.

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0037-5675
pmid
22337185

Abstract

Patients in Singapore can choose their primary care provider on a per-episode basis and pay out-of-pocket for services rendered. The infrastructure of subsidised and private primary care sector facilities differs. Onsite ancillary services are available in subsidised facilities, allowing for convenience of routine investigations, while private clinics are usually standalone practices. This study sought to examine the factors influencing patients' choice of polyclinic.

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Singapore medical journalPubmed

Published: Jun 19, 2012

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