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What is the job satisfaction and active participationof medical staff in public hospital reform: a studyin Hubei province of China

Pengqian Fang, Zhenni Luo and Zi Fang

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Abstract: Background: In China, public hospital reform has been underway for almost 5 years, and 311 pilot county hospitals are the current focus. This study aimed to assess the job satisfaction and active participation of medical staff in the reform. A total of 2268 medical staff members in pilot and non-pilot county hospitals in Hubei, China, were surveyed. Methods: Questionnaires were used to collect data. The Pearson chi-square statistical method was used to assess the differences between pilot and non-pilot county hospitals and identify the factors related to job satisfaction as well as the understanding and perception of the reform. Binary logistic regression was performed to determine the significant factors that influence the job satisfaction of medical staff in pilot county hospitals. Results: Medical staff members in pilot county hospitals expressed higher satisfaction on current working situation, performance appraisal system, concern showed by leaders, hospital management, and compensation packages (P

Keywords: Medical staff; China; public hospital reform; working situation; satisfaction; understanding; perception (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J01 R14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cna, nep-hap, nep-hea and nep-tra
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Published in Human Resources for Health, 2015, 13(34). ISSN: 1478-4491

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