Volume 7, Issue 2 (8-2020)                   J Prevent Med 2020, 7(2): 20-30 | Back to browse issues page


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1- Health Management and Economics Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
2- PHD Student, Healthcare Services Management, Health Management and Economics Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
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Introduction: Effective management of consumption in the field of health, through reforming the consumption pattern in the health and treatment systems, will improve the quality of health services. The present study was conducted to identify factors related to consumption pattern reform in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in 2018.
Methods: This descriptive research was carried out in 2018 using a qualitative approach. The factors related to consumption pattern reform in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences were determined in three phases including documents review, interview with experts, and validation of factors using Delphi method. The framework analysis method was used to analyze the qualitative data and the total score method was used to reform the factors.
Results: In the initial phase, after refining the primary codes, 39 factors related to consumption pattern reform were identified in four general categories including implementation of general policies of consumption pattern reform (21 components), promotion of domestic goods consumption (4 components), planning for quality improvement (12 components), and production competitiveness (2 components). In the Delphi phase, 11 components were confirmed as factors related to consumption pattern reform in the field of health.
Conclusion: The health officials, especially the institutions in charge, can take the necessary measures to improve the consumption pattern in the field of health.  Such measures may include adding a health impact assessment part to the major development plans, implementing a health literacy promotion program, implementation of a comprehensive health services network, modification of the nutritional patterns, and modification of the defective processes.
 
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/03/18 | Accepted: 2020/06/1 | Published: 2020/06/1

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