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Private hospitals could turbo-boost public sector reform

Chris Bateman

Abstract


A renowned global authority on national healthcare systems says the South African government should shift its focus from only supporting public hospitals to leveraging the skills and expertise of their private counterparts to turbo-boost state reform in preparation for a universal healthcare system.

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Keywords

Hospital Association of South Africa; Private hospitals; Bill Hsiao; Public health

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South African Medical Journal 2015;105(11):890. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2015.v105i11.10198

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-10-13
Date published: 2015-10-16

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