Analysis of quality indexes of the provided health services in public and private services of Angola
Journal of Human Growth and Development
Quality indices are being increasingly used by leaders, managers and health professionals as operational tools to improve processes and reduce costs. Noting that there is a greater tendency of private hospitals operating in the regulatory model for market mechanisms, it is expected that the quality indicators that serve as a reference for monitoring the health management are more critical in public hospitals. Objective: Evaluate the quality of health services provided in public and private
... ic and private service in Angola. Methods: We analyzed 142 patients of a public and a private institutions in Angola in a structured interview on health indicators. The indices were collected according to the process structure components and results. Results: There are 51,453 calls in the public institution, remaining hospitalized a day, an average of 184 patients, with an annual rate of bed occupancy of 90.84%. 50% of respondents praised the services and 22% complained about the quality of services. He was appointed as the main grounds for complaint the slow service (17%). The private institution received 2,222 patients, with an average of 570 patients. The mean hospital stay was 4.5 days. The average monthly rate of bed occupancy was 59.9%. In assessing the degree of satisfaction of care, regular or bad satisfaction obtained a rate of 60% in the private institution. Conclusion: There was no favorable results for quality in health management both in public service and in private.