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Is the Risk-Standardized Readmission Rate Appropriate for a Generic Quality Indicator of Hospital Care?

Choi EY, Ock M, Lee SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Jun;26(2):148-152.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.2.148
The hospital readmission rate has been widely used as an indicator of the quality of hospital care in many countries. However, the transferrability of this indicator that has been developed...
The Effect of Mandatory Diagnosis-Related Groups Payment System

Choi JW, Jang SI, Jang SY, Kim SJ, Park HK, Kim TH, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Jun;26(2):135-147.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.2.135
BACKGROUND: The voluntary diagnosis-related groups (DRG)-based payment system was introduced in 2002 and the government mandated participation in the DRG for all hospitals from July 2013. The main purpose of...
Factors Associated with Poor Glycemic Control among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The Fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2010-2012)

Park J, Lim S, Yim E, Kim Y, Chung W

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Jun;26(2):125-134.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.2.125
BACKGROUND: Glycemic control is an effective way to reduce the cardiovascular complications of diabetes, but more than half of the adults with diabetes in Korea are improperly controlling their glycemic...
Cultural Competence of Health Care Providers in Daegu and Satisfaction on Health Care Services of Chinese Medical Tourists

Park SR, Lee KS, Kim SK, Hwang TY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Jun;26(2):115-124.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.2.115
BACKGROUND: This study aims at making a survey on health care service providers' cultural competence and making an appraisal of Chinese medical tourists on service quality, health care service providers'...
The Impact of Hospital Specialization on Length of Stay per Case and Hospital Charge per Case

Kim JH, Park EC, Kim TH, Lee KS, Kim YH, Lee SG

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Jun;26(2):107-114.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.2.107
BACKGROUND: Over the last few decades, because hospitals in South Korea also have undergone dramatic changes, Korean hospitals traditionally have provided specialized health care services in the health care market....
1970-2014 Current Health Expenditures and National Health Accounts in Korea: Application of SHA2011

Jeong HS, Shin JW

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Jun;26(2):95-106.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.2.95
A new manual of System of Health Accounts (SHA) 2011, was published jointly by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Eurostat, and World Health Organization in 2011. This...
Evidence and Evaluation Research for health health care policies

Park YH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2016 Jun;26(2):93-94.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.2.93
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