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An Investigation Report on Large Public Hospital Reforms in China

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Lulu Zhang, Meina Li, Feng Ye, Tao Ding, Peng Kang. (1st ed.) --Singapore: Springer , c2016.
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This book provides a comprehensive understanding of public hospital reform in China, which is a hot topic for China's new round of health sector reform. The authors use rich data from both health provider side and service user side and conduct a cross-sectional study in China with some comparative analysis between different locations. It provides the audience with a big picture of China's public hospital and other components of health system as well. The book reviews the main policy measurement…
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Author
Zhang, Lulu
Other Authors
Li, Meina
Ye, Feng
Ding, Tao
Kang, Peng
Responsibility
Lulu Zhang, Meina Li, Feng Ye, Tao Ding, Peng Kang
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 188 p. : 23 illus., 18 illus. in color)
Series Title
Current Chinese Economic Report Series
ISBN
9789811000393
9789811000379 (print ed.)
ISSN
2194-7937
Subjects (MeSH)
Health Care Reform - statistics & numerical data
Health Care Surveys
Health Personnel - statistics & numerical data
Hospitals, Public - organization & administration
Patient Care - statistics & numerical data
Other Subjects
China
Abstract
This book provides a comprehensive understanding of public hospital reform in China, which is a hot topic for China's new round of health sector reform. The authors use rich data from both health provider side and service user side and conduct a cross-sectional study in China with some comparative analysis between different locations. It provides the audience with a big picture of China's public hospital and other components of health system as well. The book reviews the main policy measurements in the public hospital reforms and evaluates how these policies influence public hospitals' practices, especially on hospital governance and internal management.
Contents
Part I. Pandect -- Background -- Chinese Public Hospital Reform Investigation -- Basic Information of the Survey of Large Public Hospital Reform -- Part II. Series Survey Reports of Large Public Hospital Reform -- Investigation on Public Welfare of Public Hospital -- Satisfaction Survey of Outpatients in Large Public Hospital -- Investigation of Health Seeking in Large Public Hospital Patients -- Research on Welfare of Doctors in Large Public Hospitals -- Study of Two-way referral of large public hospital -- The Survey of Multi-sited License in Major Public Hospitals -- Part III. Comparative Analysis of Basic Situation of Large Public Hospital Reform -- Comparative Analysis of Basic Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Personnel Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Medical Business Volume of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Service Efficiency of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Medical Quality of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Talents of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Research Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Research Situation of Large Public Hospital between Beijing and Shanghai -- Comparative Analysis of Research Result with "the Fourth National Health Service Survey Report" -- Part IV. Conclusions -- Overall Assessment and Policy Recommendations.
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Publication Type
Statistics
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A Space of Their Own : The Archaeology of Nineteenth Century Lunatic Asylums in Britain, South Australia and Tasmania

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Susan Piddock. --New York, NY: Springer , c2007.
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The history of lunatic asylums--what do we really know about them? Films and television programs have portrayed them as places of horror where the patients are restrained and left to listen to the cries of their fellow inmates in despair. But what was the world of nineteenth century lunatic asylums really like? Are these images true? This book will explore this world using the techniques of historical archaeology and history. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the advent of n…
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Author
Piddock, Susan
Responsibility
Susan Piddock
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2007
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 265 p. : ill., maps, plans)
Series Title
Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology
ISBN
9780387733869
9780387733852 (print ed.)
ISSN
1574-0439
Subjects (MeSH)
Archaeology
History of Medicine
Hospital Design and Construction - history
Hospitals, Psychiatric - history
Other Subjects
South Australia
Tasmania
United Kingdom
Abstract
The history of lunatic asylums--what do we really know about them? Films and television programs have portrayed them as places of horror where the patients are restrained and left to listen to the cries of their fellow inmates in despair. But what was the world of nineteenth century lunatic asylums really like? Are these images true? This book will explore this world using the techniques of historical archaeology and history. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the advent of new treatments for insanity based on moral therapy and non-restraint, and an increasing social awareness of the conditions in which the insane were being kept led to a new focus on the provisions made for the insane in "madhouses", lunatic asylums and hospitals. In response to this new focus those interested in the reform of these places and the new treatment regimes began to describe what lunatic asylums should be if they were going to bring the insane back to sanity. In this book a new methodology is developed using these descriptions as the basis of a series of "ideal" asylum models. A comparison of these "ideal" asylums to the lunatic asylums built in England, South Australia and Tasmania allows us to enter the world of the nineteenth century asylum, and to understand the effects of achieving or failing to achieve the "ideal" asylum on life within these places. Through the case studies of England, South Australia, and Tasmania, this book seeks to identify the forces at work within each society that led to the particular provisions being made for the insane in each place. It will be argued that the adoption of the "ideal" asylum features can be directly related to a number of key factors, these were: access to a pool of knowledge about lunatic asylum design; economic constraints; the treatment mode adopted; and social perceptions of who was to be accommodated in the asylum: paupers, the middle class, the higher class, or convicts.
Contents
A Space of Their Own -- The Archaeology of Institutions -- The Archaeology of Lunatic Asylums -- The Changing Face of Insanity and Rise of the Institution -- Constructing the "Ideal" -- The British Lunatic Asylum: Ideals and Realities -- South Australia and the "Ideal" Lunatic Asylum -- Tasmania and the "Ideal" Asylum -- The "Ideal" Asylum: A World of Difference -- Conclusion: Archaeology and Lunatic Asylums -- Appendices.
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