|Title:||Do informed consumers in Taiwan favour larger hospitals? A 10-year population-based study on differences in the selection of healthcare providers among medical professionals, their relatives and the general population||Authors:||NIEN-CHEN KUO
|Keywords:||efficiency; elective treatment; gatekeeping; informed consumers; patient choice; universal healthcare||Issue Date:||16-May-2019||Publisher:||BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP||Source:||BMJ open||Journal Volume:||9||Journal Issue:||5||Abstract:||
Exploring whether medical professionals, who are considered to be 'informed consumers' in the healthcare system, favour large providers for elective treatments. In this study, we compare the inclination of medical professionals and their relatives undergoing treatment for childbirth and cataract surgery at medical centres, against those of the general population.
|Appears in Collections:||健康政策與管理研究所|
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