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Measuring The Quality System Of Health Services From The Patients Persepective

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  • Dr. Amal Yassin AL-Majali

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    (AL- Karak – Karak College - Albalqa Applied University Amman, Jordan)

  • Dr. Adel AL-Hashem

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    (Albalqa Applied University, Amman, Jordan)

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    Abstract

    This study aims to measure the actual and expected quality of health services in governmental hospitals in the city of Amman from the patients Perspective, to achieve the objectives of the study a questionnaire was developed for the purpose of data collection, the sample of the study consisted of (292) Patients, and Statistical package for Social Sciences (Spss.16) was used for data analysis, the most important conclusions found by the study are: There is a negative gap between the actual quality of health services (active service) and the quality of health services expected by patients for the benefit of the expected service (the negative gap). There is no trace of gender, age, educational level, variable on patients assessing for the actual health services from hospitals in the city of Amman. The study recommended that government hospitals in the city of Amman should adopt programs to develop and improve the quality System of their services.

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    Article provided by Far East Research Centre in its journal Far East Journal of Psychology and Business.

    Volume (Year): 7 No 1 Paper 1 April (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 1-21

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    Keywords: Quality System; Health services; Service Quality;

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