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Clinical pathways in China – an evaluation

Jingwei, Alex He, Yang, Wei (2015) Clinical pathways in China – an evaluation. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 28 (4). ISSN 0952-6862. (doi:10.1108/IJHCQA-09-2014-0096) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:47629)

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Abstract

Purpose

Data were drawn from hospital records and in-depth interviews with hospital staff in a Shanxi Province tertiary hospital, northern China.

Findings

We point to the daunting challenges brought about by perverse incentives embedded in the country’s health system. We argue that concerted efforts are needed to undertake difficult health policy reforms in China.

Originality/value

We present the first empirical study in the English-language literature that examines China’s ongoing clinical pathway pilots from a micro perspective. We combine qualitative and quantitative methods and reveal the hospital-level dynamics in its implementation.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/IJHCQA-09-2014-0096
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2015 15:26 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 14:20 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/47629 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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