¿Salud Pública o Privada? Los factores más importantes al evaluar el sistema de salud en Chile

Translated title of the contribution: Evaluation of public and private health care systems

Lavín Pedro Aravena, P. Manuel Inostroza

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)


Background: There is a great degree of dissatisfaction with the Chilean health care system. Aim: To investigate which are the most relevant perceived factors when the health care system is evaluated. Material and Methods: Analysis of a survey about the Chilean health care system carried out during 2011, 2012 and 2013, involving 2,801 respondents. Results: The response capacity of emergency systems was the main factor considered for the evaluation of public and private health care systems. Respondents who were affiliated to private insurance systems also took into consideration the quality of medical infrastructure. Conclusions: There are different factors considered when public or private health care systems are evaluated.

Translated title of the contributionEvaluation of public and private health care systems
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)244-251
Number of pages8
JournalRevista Medica de Chile
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


Dive into the research topics of 'Evaluation of public and private health care systems'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this