Study on Nation-wide Health Care Quality Information Openness and Transparency Mechanism Establishment

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Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01194011
First received: June 2, 2010
Last updated: August 31, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
  Purpose

Research objectives To provide people with sufficient information regarding health care and to improve its quality, this research endeavors to discuss the establishment of a health care information openness and transparency mechanism within the framework of the National Health Insurance system. This research also evaluates whether the transparency of health care quality information makes care givers provide better quality. Meanwhile, when appropriate information and quality index are presented to patients, patients shall have more knowledge about what they are dealing with, hence less misunderstanding between hospitals and patients would occur.

Research Methods

  1. To revise indicators based on international trends, related literature and the need of people.
  2. To present 50 sets of quality indicator statistically on the website, and provide updated information about the first 10 sets.
  3. To analyze and explain the outcome and purposes of the indicator to the public.
  4. To estimate the possible trend for the coming year, and provide adaptive strategy.
  5. To promote the website, and hold workshops in all six regions of Taiwan.
  6. To make the website linked to the top 5 most populated official and unofficial websites.
  7. To respond to questions on the forum of the website daily, and maintain the system, update the website regularly.
  8. To complete the acceptability survey on health care institutions and people.

Condition Intervention
Valuable Suggestions to Improve Health Care Quality Transparent and Accessible Medical Care
Behavioral: questionnaire

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Official Title: Study on Nation-wide Health Care Quality Information Openness and Transparency Mechanism Establishment

Further study details as provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:

Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: questionnaire
    This research tool was a written questionnaire, did not do invasive or the subjects are exposed to physical danger on the experiment, so now there is no harm in this research and test more than minimal risk.
    Other Name: Health care quality, information openness, health care information website
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Outpatient ; healthy subjects patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The plan excluded child / children and other minors who were the target respondents, mainly to investigate the medical information for public acceptance of the site, child / children is not suitable, so as to adults as the main investigation.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01194011

Sponsors and Collaborators
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lan-Chi Tai, Master Taiwan College of Healthcare Executives
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Yaw-Tang Shih, Taiwan College of Healthcare Executives
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01194011     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 99010
Study First Received: June 2, 2010
Last Updated: August 31, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:
Health care quality, information openness, health care information website

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 29, 2014