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ameri E, Farhadi Mahali A, Tabari M, Maetoofi A. Analysis of the Policy-Making Gap in the Hoteling Quality Promotion of the Health System Development Plan in Providing Laboratory Services in Hospitals Affiliated with the Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran. mljgoums 2022; 16 (1) :48-53
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1- Department of Administration, Gorgan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan, Iran
2- Department of Administration, Gorgan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan, Iran , afarhadi19@yahoo.com
3- Department of Administration, Ghaemshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ghaemshahr, Iran
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Background and objectives: The hoteling quality promotion is part of the health system development plan, based on which the physical appearance of laboratories of public hospitals are improved and renovated. The present study aimed to evaluate the policy-making gap in the hoteling quality promotion of the health system development plan in providing laboratory services in public hospitals in the Golestan Province, Iran.
Methods: This descriptive-analytical and cross-sectional study was performed on 384 medical staff and physicians working in laboratories of public hospitals affiliated with the Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Golestan Province, Iran. Data were collected using a 35-item researcher-made questionnaire that was distributed and collected over a period of six months. We examined the extent of the gap between the current and expected status based on the two components: the alignment of key stakeholders with health system development policies and stakeholders' opposition to health system development policies, as well as the extent of the gap
Results: The hoteling quality promotion was about -0.05 in providing laboratory services in public hospitals of the Golestan Province, indicating a low gap between the current and favorable status in the fifth axis of the health system development plan in terms of supervision.
Conclusion: The implementation of the hoteling quality promotion plan in providing laboratory services in public hospitals of the province is not consistent with the expected goals of the fifth axis of the health system development plan. Therefore, there is a need to examine and eliminate effective factors contributing to this gap.
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Received: 2021/06/19 | Accepted: 2021/06/20 | Published: 2021/12/29 | ePublished: 2021/12/29

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