Islamic republic of Iran health system financing: Weak and strength points with a qualitative attitude

Ramezanian, M. and Abolhalaj, M. and Bastani, P. and Fazl Hashemi, S.E. and Hamidi, H. (2013) Islamic republic of Iran health system financing: Weak and strength points with a qualitative attitude. World Journal of Medical Sciences, 8 (3). pp. 231-237.

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Regarding the importance of Health Financing system and since there are different studies with compliance attitude for submission a suitable pattern for any financial supply, it seems that there is an open space of betterment and change in this field. This study intends to collect and classify all views of specialists in the field of weak and strength points of State's Health Financing System with a new attitude and on a qualitative approach. This was a qualitative research applying 5-step framework analysis and thematic analysis in 2011. 15 managers and specializes selected through a purposive sampling with maximum variance, were deeply interveiwed until the saturation level Results revealed that there are five major themes out of content analysis of interviews in the field of strength points and nine major themes as the weaknesses of Health Financing system. In conclusion: It is possible to say that any pay attention to weak points of current health financing system and since most of mentioned shortages and limitations may cause a defective financial supplying system, therefore this may in itself cause a non-justice financing system as well. Any pay attention to this program may guarantee other guideline for removing the mentioned defects and changing of current system towards a justice and incremental financial system. © IDOSI Publications, 2013.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: article; conceptual framework; content analysis; health care cost; health care delivery; health care financing; health care system; human; Iran; justice; manager; purposive sample; qualitative research; thematic analysis
Subjects: WX Hospitals and Other Health Facilities
Depositing User: somayeh pourmorteza
Date Deposited: 14 May 2019 09:58
Last Modified: 14 May 2019 09:58

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