Regional health care assessment as an important element of socio-cultural development of the region

Tyumen State University Herald. Social, Economic, and Law Research


Vesntik TSU. Sociology (#8 ). 2014

Regional health care assessment as an important element of socio-cultural development of the region

About the authors:

Vladimir A. Shabashev,
Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Professor, Head of Department of Economic Theory, Faculty of Economics, Kemerovo State University

Veronika B. Batievskaya,
Cand. Sci. (Econ.), Head of Department of Economics and Management in Health Care, Kemerovo State Medical Academy


The article considers possibilities of the regional health care assessment by means of creating its socio-cultural portrait. We suggest to carry out the assessment with the use of the developed methodological bases of a comprehensive regional research. The paper puts forth assessment criteria and specifies sources of information. A large difficulty in assessing the quality of the state health care management is noted as a problematic and a poorly explored issue. As evaluation tools, we suggest the use of the classic general content analysis of mass media and regional legal acts, as well as a more extensive use of social studies.


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