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Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic

Maureen A. Lewis

Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic

by Maureen A. Lewis

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Published by Country Dept. I, Latin America, and the Caribbean, World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St., N.W., Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dominican Republic.,
  • Dominican Republic
    • Subjects:
    • Public hospitals -- Dominican Republic.,
    • Hospitals -- Dominican Republic -- Cost of operation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaureen A. Lewis, Margaret B. Sulvetta, and Gerard M. LaForgia.
      SeriesPolicy research working papers ;, WPS 934
      ContributionsSulvetta, Margaret B., LaForgia, Gerard M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 934
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p. ;
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1036410M
      LC Control Number93231757

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      This statistic depicts the leading hospitals in hosting patients in the Dominican Republic in , by total number of beds. Medical treatment in the Dominican Republic’s private hospitals is generally reliable, though cost and quality vary substantially. If you decide to contact a medical evacuation and/or air ambulance provider about transportation to the United State please make sure to provide the exact location of the patient in the Dominican Republic as well.


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Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic by Maureen A. Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dominican Republic Hospitals and Clinics The quality of medical care in the Dominican Republic has dramatically improved in the past decade.

According to InterNations, ¨the Dominican Republic is not far behind other developed countries and even offers far. Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic (English) Abstract.

Measuring costs in public hospitals in developing countries is hampered by the lack of an appropriate costing system, or of any systematic cost accounting. Invoices for goods and services, prices for inputs, and patient records are generally absent. If you searched Hospitals in Dominican republic for a hospital that you visit frequently, either because you are a patient with a chronic illness, or because you work at the center, please check the phone number and address of the hospital.

If you see any errors, please contact us. Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic (Английский) Аннотация. Measuring costs in public hospitals in developing countries is hampered by the lack of an appropriate costing system, or of any systematic cost accounting. Invoices for goods and services, prices for inputs, and patient records are generally Cited by: 2.

Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic (الانكليزية) انظر المزيد + Measuring costs in public hospitals in developing countries is hampered by the lack of an appropriate costing system, or of any systematic cost by: 2.

Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic. Maureen Lewis (), Margaret B. Sulvetta and Gerard M. LaForgia. NoPolicy Research Working Paper Series from The World Bank Abstract: Measuring costs in public hospitals in developing countries is hampered by the lack of an appropriate costing system, or of any systematic cost accounting.

Public Hospital Costs and Quality in the Dominican Republic Maureen A. Lewis Margaret B. Sulvetta and Gerard M. LaForgia Dominican public hospitals provide health care inefficiently, with enormous shortages of goods and equipment, with exces- sive personnel, especially physicians, and with few incentives for, or controls on, quality performance.

And good performance is not Measuring public hospital costs in Dominican Republic rewarded. Thus, the issue of personnel is a serious one for the hospital, particularly as it relates to both hospital costs and quality of care [18].

Dominican Republic Estimates of Unit Costs for Patient Services for Dominican Republic. The table on Hospital Costs presents the estimated cost per hospital stay and per outpatient visit by hospital level costs are specific to public hospitals, with occupancy rate of 80% and representing the "hotel" component of hospital costs, i.e., excluding drugs and diagnostic tests and including.

Public hospitals. Basically, there are four different types of health care available: the public hospitals, tourist area clinics, private clinics, and major public/private hospitals.

There is a public hospital available in every large town, and the medical treatment is free, but usually medication, x-rays, stitches, etc. have to be paid for. Measuring public hospital costs: empirical evidence from the Dominican Republic. Lewis MA(1), La Forgia GM, Sulvetta MB.

Author information: (1)World Bank, Washington DCUSA. Effective analysis of hospital performance requires the existence of accurate cost and output data. The ranking of the best-equipped hospitals in Dominican Republic was developed by Global Health Intelligence (GHI) using HospiScope—GHI’s Latin America hospital database—which tracks crucial information about hospital infrastructure and equipment.

One significant challenge facing hospitals and institutions in Latin America is that there. Hospitals in the Dominican Republic The first is the public hospital. There is one in every reasonable sized town and the medical treatment is free, but all medicines and x-rays, The third type of hospital is the high quality hospitals and clinics in the tourist areas.

The cost of international health insurance in the Dominican Republic will vary depending on a number of factors, including your age, coverage requirements, and current health. According to our Cost of International Health Insurance - report, the average cost of international health insurance for all plans and demographics in the DR is USD.

Beware of medical costs and resort doctors in Dominican Republic, Ottawa warns Back to video There are good, private medical facilities in all. As part of the annual hospital survey, GHI ranks the Top hospitals in the Dominican Republic according to the presence of specific modalities.

The enclosed ranking is a snapshot of key hospitals Best Equipped for Hosting Patients and hospitals with Operating Rooms for attending patients. The complete ranking is based on the presence of capital equipment such as: Ambulatory.

For many of our American buyers, the escalating cost of health care in the United States is seriously impacting their abilities to get good treatment, and certainly impacting the quality of their eventual retirement.

The reasonable cost of good health care in the Dominican Republic offers a tangible alternative as they get older. Dominican Republic Healthcare Country Resource Guide. Summary. In the Dominican Republic, the demand for medical equipment and supplies will continue to grow over the next years driven by the changes in the Dominican Social Security law, the steady growth in the number of privately-owned hospitals, and the continually-rising need for medical products for a growing population.

The average accommodation cost in Dominican Republic range from: 27 USD (1, DOP) in hostel to 56 USD (3, DOP) in 3 star hotel. Price per night in a luxury hotel in Dominican Republic is about USD (11, DOP). Using public transport in Dominican Republic comes at a cost of: USD (25 DOP) for a one-way ticket.

The Hospital Metropolitano de Santiago (HOMS) is the largest hospital in the Dominican Republic and one of the most modern hospitals in Latin America and the Caribbean, with doctor's offices, beds, 16 operating rooms, a hotel, and other specialized units.

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According to the report, the annual per capita public health spending in Haiti is $13, compared with $ in nearby Cuba and $ in the Dominican Republic, Haiti’s neighbor on the island of Hispaniola.

Public investment in health care has plummeted from percent of the total Haitian government budget in —under the administration of.