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Title: Prioritized list of health services in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Authors: Larijani, B.
Issue Date: 2000
Language: English
Abstract: We aimed to provide a prioritized list of preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and their appropriate classification based on a cost-benefit analysis. Functional benchmarking was used to select a rationing model. Teams of qualified specialists working in community hospitals scored procedures from CPTTM according to their cost and benefit elements. The prioritized list of services model of Oregon, United States of America was selected as the functional benchmark. In contrast to its benchmark, our country's prioritized list of services is primarily designed to help the government in policy-making with the rationing of health care resources, especially for hospitals
Description: 367-371
Keywords: Health Services
Health Services Needs and Demand
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Subject: Health Services
ISSN: 1020-3397
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