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Impact of economic crisis and other demographic and socio-economic factors on self-rated health in Greece.
BACKGROUND Financial crisis and worsened socio-economic conditions are associated with greater morbidity, less utilization of health services and deteriorated population's health status. The aim ofExpand
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Using DEA to Evaluate Efficiency and Formulate Policy Within a Greek National Primary Health Care Network
The purpose of this paper is to critically evaluate the relative efficiency of primary health care centers of the principal Greek public insurance provider, the Social Security Institute (IKA). TheExpand
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Generic medicines: Greek physicians’ perceptions and prescribing practices
Background and objective:  The penetration of generic drugs in the Greek pharmaceutical market is placed among the weakest in the EU. The Greek regulatory framework does not systematically supportExpand
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Social determinants of dental health services utilisation of Greek adults.
OBJECTIVES To identify the determinants of dental care utilisation among Greek adults, with a particular emphasis on socio-economic determinants. METHODS Data were collected through a nationalExpand
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Generics market in Greece: the pharmaceutical industry's beliefs.
The aim of this study was to investigate the beliefs and perspectives of the pharmaceutical industry on generic medication in Greece. Questionnaires were mailed to all 58 members of the HellenicExpand
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Long term quality of life after a wildfire disaster in a rural part of Greece
Purpose: The main aims of this study were to evaluate the quality of life of wildfire victims and compare it with that of a control sample of people unaffected by the disaster, and to identifyExpand
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The Greek healthcare system.
Greece is among the OECD countries with the highest healthcare spending as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (9.1% of GDP in 2006). Despite this, several issues such as high private healthExpand
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Determinants of healthcare utilization in Greece: Implications for decision-making
Objective: To explore factors influencing the utilization of primary and secondary healthcare in Greece. Methods: A national, geographically stratified sample was randomly selected. From NovemberExpand
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Trends and future needs in clinical radiology: insights from an academic medical center.
OBJECTIVE Advances in technology, expanding indications and defensive medical practice, in combination with population aging, have all contributed to a substantial increase in utilization of imagingExpand
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Factors associated with self-rated health in Greece: a population-based postal survey.
BACKGROUND Self-rated health (SRH), as an indicator of population health, is a concept useful both for research and planning. This study reports SRH, and factors related to it, in Greece. METHODSExpand
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