Comparison of the health indicators of the state health sites and health indicators which have been outsourced to private sector healt facility south of Tehran, Iran in 2009

Masoudi-Asl, Irvan. and Maleki, MohammadReza. and Imani, Ameneh. (2012) Comparison of the health indicators of the state health sites and health indicators which have been outsourced to private sector healt facility south of Tehran, Iran in 2009. Journal of Shahrekord Uuniversity of Medical Sciences, 13.

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Abstract

Background and aim: After 4 years of delegating health services to private health centers in south of Tehrant, it is necessary to evaluate reaching the goals. The aim of this study was to examine the outcomes of delegating health service to private sector via comparing the private sector with governmental ones. Methods: In this analytical study, 2 sites from the number of non-governmental sites were chosen and checked and its health indicators were addressed. A form was used to collect data from the findings of these paper-based information services units and data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and χ 2 test in the minitab software. Results: Among the health indicators of children, those that were related to infants under 2 months and 5-year children were more favorable in private sector and those differences were statistically significant (P<0.05). In other children age groups, the public sector indicators were more favorable (P<0.05). In addition, the coverage of family planning programs and under 1- year vaccination were significantly lower in private sector (P<0.05). But, maternal care was significantly igher in private sector (P<0.05). h Conclusion: According to the results of this study, it seems necessary to promote the programs related to under 5-year care and family planning and vaccination. So, financial regulations with the aim of improving service delivery seems essential.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health indicators, Health sites, Outsourcing of health services, Private
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions > W.20.55 H9 special topics A-Z (Human expenmentation)
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2017 04:51
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2018 04:50
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3992

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