A Comparative Study of the Amount of Discounts Offered By Hospitals Affiliated To Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2011-2012 and Appropriate Solution
Patients who entered into the hospitals may have emotional and socio-economic problems in addition to physical conditions. Furthermore, there are patients asking for discount because they are of employees of the hospital or have a relative or friend working in the hospital and sometime, these discounts are not recorded in financial cycle of hospitals. Given the ignorance of this issue, this study aims to investigate the status of departments of accounting and social work in hospitals with regard to the amount of discounts.
This analytical, cross-sectional study was conducted in departments of management, accounting and social work and other departments offering discounts to patients, in hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2011-2012. A checklist was used to gather data and also the SPSS 17.0 software and the Microsoft Excel were used to analyze the data.
Based on the extracted data, the total amounts of discounts in the hospitals in 2011 and 2012 were 47,722,597,595 Dollar and 56,036,139,496 Dollar, respectively. Also, while in 2011, about 106492 clients enjoyed the offered discounts and per capita of discounts was 448,133 Dollar, in 2012, about 123088 clients enjoyed the discounts and per capita of discounts was estimated at 455,253 Dollar.
According to the financial information, in 2011, while the highest amount of discounts was offered by Imam Khomeini Hospital, the lowest amount of discounts was offered by Hospital 1. Similarly, in 2012, Hospital 6 offered the highest amount of discounts to patients; in contrast, Hospital 8 offered the lowest amount of discounts.
Journal of Health Policy and Sustainable Health, Volume:2 Issue: 2, Spring 2015
دانلود و مطالعه متن این مقاله با یکی از روشهای زیر امکان پذیر است:
اشتراک شخصی
با عضویت و پرداخت آنلاین حق اشتراک یک‌ساله به مبلغ 990,000ريال می‌توانید 70 عنوان مطلب دانلود کنید!
اشتراک سازمانی
به کتابخانه دانشگاه یا محل کار خود پیشنهاد کنید تا اشتراک سازمانی این پایگاه را برای دسترسی نامحدود همه کاربران به متن مطالب تهیه نمایند!
  • حق عضویت دریافتی صرف حمایت از نشریات عضو و نگهداری، تکمیل و توسعه مگیران می‌شود.
  • پرداخت حق اشتراک و دانلود مقالات اجازه بازنشر آن در سایر رسانه‌های چاپی و دیجیتال را به کاربر نمی‌دهد.
In order to view content subscription is required

Personal subscription
Subscribe magiran.com for 50 € euros via PayPal and download 70 articles during a year.
Organization subscription
Please contact us to subscribe your university or library for unlimited access!