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Satisfaction of Patients in Health Care: Some Critical Issues with Research Projects that Measure Satisfaction

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  • Ronald J. Degen

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    (International School of Management Paris)

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This paper presents three critical issues that researchers need to consider when preparing a research project that measures the satisfaction of patients in health care. These issues are: the correct interpretation of the research objective and formulation of the research questions, selection the appropriate research design, and the credibility of the research project and its conclusions.

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Paper provided by globADVANTAGE, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria in its series Working Papers with number 95.

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  1. #HEJC papers for October 2013
    by academichealtheconomists in The Academic Health Economists' Blog on 2013-09-30 23:30:26

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