Turkish health system reform from the people's perspective: a cross sectional study


AL-EZZI S. A. A. , Aljunid S. M. , Sulku S. N. , Nur A. M.

BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, vol.14, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-30
  • Journal Name: BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Perspectives, Health reform, Turkey, CARE-SYSTEM, INSURANCE, TURKEY, VIEWS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Since 2003, Turkey has implemented major health care reforms to develop easily accessible, high-quality, efficient, and effective healthcare services for the population. The purpose of this study was to bring out opinions of the Turkish people on health system reform process, focusing on several aspects of health system and assessing whether the public prefer the current health system or that provided a decade ago.