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Comparative Study of Human Values in Private and Public Healthcare in India

Author(s):

Vinaytosh Mishra , IIT (BHU), Varanasi 4Law School, Banaras Hindu University; Manish Kumar, IIT (BHU), Varanasi 4Law School, Banaras Hindu University; Saurabh, IIT (BHU), Varanasi 4Law School, Banaras Hindu University; Monu Pandey, IIT (BHU), Varanasi 4Law School, Banaras Hindu University; Dr. Cherian Samuel, IIT (BHU), Varanasi 4Law School, Banaras Hindu University

Keywords:

Human Values, Healthcare, Private Healthcare, Public Healthcare

Abstract

Healthcare is one of the basic necessities of the human being. Traditionally, it has been attributed with high moral values and healthcare professionals have been a venerated figure in society, for their workmanship and dedication. Earlier healthcare was mostly government managed and social welfare maximization was the sole objective of running healthcare organizations. With increasing participation of corporate sector in healthcare, profit maximization also enters as one of the objective in consideration set of organization. The receding faith in privately run business is covered in details in news dailies. The study investigates the state of Human Values in Private and Public run hospitals in India. The values and sub-values taken in instrument are adapted from The International Charter for Human Values in Healthcare.

Other Details

Paper ID: COMETP006
Published in: Conference 3 : COMET 2016
Publication Date: 17/01/2016
Page(s): 40-43

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