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Title: Choosen locomotor’s system diseases:efficiency of using patients waiting listsand the access to medical procedures in Cracow


The main aim is to check how the system of the waiting lists affected access to the institutions of the medical care. Therefore for analyzing this system there was chosen an endoprotesis: hip and knee joint implementation as specific medical procedures, because in the field of health, access to care is a main problem nowadays. During investigation studies there was a research in the form of a scientist’s interview, mainly with the clinical specialists (orthopedic surgeons), the heads of hospital administration staff from wards, health care managers, policy-makers from the local self-government in Cracow and administrators from the „third-party payer” – representatives of the „National Health Fund”, because all of them are a people who run the system. The objective of this study was accomplished using clinical material from years 2004 to 2010.The study group includes people who works in the public system, who knows the waiting lists system for the hip joint and knee join implementation, in hospitals in Krakow – like a the service providers. Methods on investigation were design by author. Information gathered from research like a result, shown that it isn’t a main relevance with patient’s waiting lists and access to health care. But a serious problem nowadays in Polish health care reform is the planning of health care development by national policy-makers. Changes in the organization of care and this situation might by changed by market interventions in system – by a competition among health care institutions, by a continuing pressure to contain costs of medical services, increase efficiency and raise services standards in medicine.

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2 - studia doktoranckie

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system ochrony zdrowia

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Uniwersytet Jagielloński. Collegium Medicum. Wydział Nauk o Zdrowiu.


Włodzimierz Cezary Włodarczyk

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ZB-117000 May 24, 2021


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