Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Ph.D Candidate, Department of Health Services Administration, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant professor, Department of Health Services Administration, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Health Services Management, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Safety promotion and Injury prevention research Center, School of Public Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

10.30491/hpr.2020.242549.1243

Abstract

Background: One of the most important issues in the health system is to provide the necessary resources to present health services. To increase the role of charities and facilitate public participation in the treatment area, and to develop hospital units, the cooperation between charity organizations and public hospitals must be highlighted.
Objectives: This study aimed to Identify the type of contract for transfer of health services to charities in the teaching hospitals of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: This descriptive-analytical, cross-sectional and applied study was conducted in hospitals of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in 2019. The statistical population consisted of 411 people including managers, chiefs and deputies, contracting experts, hospital social workers, managers and lawyers of the university, trustees and managers and charity experts. The research sample consisted of 330 people who were selected by a stratified random sampling method. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire. SPSS 18 and AMOS software was used to analyze data.
Results: By identifying the selection criteria of a charity to operate in the hospital, identifying the contract model, identifying the share of capital and current costs and selecting type of department in the contract with path coefficients of 0.78, 0.72, 0.68, 0.73, and 0.73, respectively, it can be ensured that the costs of an inpatient ward were supplied by the charity during contract term.
Conclusion: The study showed that partnership contract model is the most appropriate type of contract in the transfer of health services to charities.

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