Finanse, Rynki Finansowe, Ubezpieczenia

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ISSN: 2450-7741    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/frfu.2017.1.85-49
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Bezpieczeństwo pacjenta a dostępność do usług zdrowotnych
(Patient Safety And Accessibility To Health Services)

Keywords: medical service rationing of medical services the availability of medical services
Year of publication:2017
Page range:12 (609-620)
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Public health care system treats as a primary universal, equal and offered without undue delay access to benefits. Due to the numerous technical constraints, financial, or human resources, not all services can be offered with or without restrictions, and in the same dimension in diversified in terms of the size of dwelling places. The functioning of the health care system in the availability of medical services has been the subject of numerous research projects and publications, but those involved in the majority of local research, focusing on verification in practice made system solutions. There were conducted so far work on the diversification of the regional availability of medical services in the Polish population, taking into account the division of the country into territorial units of different population, i.e. in rural communities, small towns, urban and metropolitan. Also, they do not include data from private clinics and surgeries. Proposed in this article measuring tool called “Maps of access to medical services” constitute a subsidy measure for “Map health needs”. The paper presents only preliminary, theoretical idea the tool that requires further refinement and accurate empirical research. The study focuses its attention on proving the thesis that “Map access to medical services” is an essential tool used for optimal rationing of medical services in Poland.
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