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Swiss healthcare cost containment policies and their impact on anaesthetists' density and satisfaction

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 141, no. 10, w13251
Publication date2011
Abstract

To control healthcare costs, Federal and Cantonal states have introduced policies to limit expenses and the number of practising physicians. It is unclear to date whether these policies have had a real impact on anaesthetists in Switzerland. The aim of the current study was to assess the density, characteristics and satisfaction of anaesthetists in Latin Switzerland and to compare the results with data collected before the introduction of cost containment policies in 2002.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Cost Control/legislation & jurisprudence
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nurse Anesthetists/psychology/supply & distribution
  • Public Policy
  • Switzerland
  • Workload
Citation (ISO format)
MAMIE, Chantal et al. Swiss healthcare cost containment policies and their impact on anaesthetists” density and satisfaction. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2011, vol. 141, n° 10, p. w13251. doi: 10.4414/smw.2011.13251
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