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Regulations, multinational companies and health professionals

Regulations, multinational companies and health professionals

Lethbridge, Jane (2008) Regulations, multinational companies and health professionals. In: IPSA RC25 Regional Meeting, 10-12 Nov 2008, The Hague, Netherlands. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper will provide a comparative analysis of attitudes by healthcare multinational companies to regulation issues, with a specific focus on the regulation of healthcare professionals, in Europe and South East Asia.

Doctors play a key role in the delivery of acute private health care and consequently the development of multinational healthcare products. Employment relations are often seen by multinational healthcare companies as a restriction on their operations. However, many doctors are self-employed and this reduces the risk for multinational healthcare companies. National systems of medical employment and the creation of medical professionals have a strong influence on companies. There will also be discussion of other healthcare professionals and their relationships with multinational healthcare companies.

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Additional Information: [1] This paper was presented at a Regional Meeting of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) Research Committee RC25, Comparative Health Policy, held from 10-12 November 2008 at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands. It was given within Panel 5 - International Health Policies.
Uncontrolled Keywords: multinational companies, healthcare, health professionals
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
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Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/5020

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