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Healthcare Quality - A Managerial Approach

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  • PENTESCU Alma

    (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania)

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Healthcare quality has been defined in different ways, depending on the dimension that the authors had in mind. Furthermore, if initially healthcare quality was defined and assessed from the specialists’ and researchers’ point of view, nowadays the importance of patient and the public opinion preferences and perspective has been recognized. Thus, the first step in assessing the quality of these services involves defining what is meant by "quality". Along these lines, this paper presents the results of a qualitative research, conducted on a sample of 16 managers, quality managers and CEOs of several clinics and hospitals, both public and private (for-profit), from Bucharest.

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  • PENTESCU Alma, 2014. "Healthcare Quality - A Managerial Approach," Studies in Business and Economics, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 9(3), pages 68-81, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:blg:journl:v:9:y:2014:i:3:p:68-81
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