General medical practice in China: evaluation of urban community health care service functions based on a rough set reduction theory.
Authors: Li, Liqing; Zhou, Xiaojun; Li, Zhongjie
This study aims to achieve an empirical evaluation on the functional performances of urban community health care services in five administrative districts of Nanchang city in China.
Methods: In order to increase effectiveness, data collected from five administrative districts of Nanchang city were processed to exclude redundant information. Rough set reduction theory was brought in to evaluate the performances of community health care services in these districts through calculating key indices’ weighed importance.
Results: Comprehensive evaluation showed the score rankings from high to low as Qingyunpu district, Xihu district, Qingshanhu district, Donghu district, and Wanli district.
Conclusion: The objective performance evaluation had actually reflected the general situation (including social-economic status) of community health care services in these administrative districts of Nanchang. Attention and practical works of community health service management were needed to build a more harmonious and uniform community health care service system for residents in these districts of Nanchang.