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What is the first thing that comes in your mind when you hear the words “private hospitals�? (focus groups) Group

Word, image association

1

high costs, inaccessible; not always justified; materially augmented personnel; comfort; luxury; business; new

2

luxury, other conditions compared to the state system; more safety, respect for patients and the other way around; spent money; on time, good conditions; decency; respect, cleanliness; a lot of money paid by patients for the same thing that is done in the state system

3

very good conditions; substantial payment; a lot of money, conditions; public money; advanced technology, good doctors; ostentatious consumption; qualified personnel, expertise, a lot of money

4

special treatment, modern, high-tech, frightened doctors; cleanliness; ok but some are focused only on image; career, efficiency; high prices; better conditions than the state system, attention, no kickbacks 22

Changing the Future of Healthcare in Europe  
Changing the Future of Healthcare in Europe  

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