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Iran South Med J 2021, 24(1): 63-74 Back to browse issues page
Outsourced Services and the Applied Models in Bushehr University of Medical Sciences in 2019
Mehdi Rezaee1 , Hedayat Salari2, Amir Hossein Darabi3, Habib Omranikhoo 4, Negar Fardroo5
1- Department of Management, Policy and Health Economics, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
2- Department of Health Policy and Management, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
3- The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
4- Department of Public Health, School of Health, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , habibomranikho@yahoo.com
5- Deputy of development, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
Abstract:   (1103 Views)
Background: Outsourcing as an effective strategy in public management has attracted policy-makers. Awareness of quantity and quality of implementing this strategy can help policy-makers and managers to remove barriers to this policy. This study aimed to investigate outsourced services and the applied models in Bushehr University of Medical Sciences.
Materials and Methods: This  descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out in Bushehr University of Medical Sciences in 2019 in four separate steps of literature review, shortlisting outsourceable services, data quality assurance and categorization of outsourced services into clinical and non-clinical services. Finally, the collected data were entered into Excel® version 8 to calculate and report descriptive indicators.
Results: Result showed that totally 24 types of services have been outsourced. Half of them were clinical and the other haf were non-clinical. Among the outsourcing models, service purchasing model and management outsourcing model were the most and the least applied models, respectively.
Conclusion: Although various outsourcing models are available, the type and the number of outsourced services are still limited. Given the diversity of services in health sector especially clinical services, it is possible to use the capacity of outsourcing strategy more effectively.
Keywords: Public–private partnership, Public–private cooperation, Outsourcing, Outsourced services
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2020/05/19 | Accepted: 2020/10/27 | Published: 2021/03/9
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