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Impact of economic crisis and other demographic and socio-economic factors on self-rated health in Greece.
- D. Zavras, V. Tsiantou, E. Pavi, K. Mylona, J. Kyriopoulos
- European journal of public health
- 1 April 2013
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 of… Expand
Using DEA to Evaluate Efficiency and Formulate Policy Within a Greek National Primary Health Care Network
- A. Zavras, G. Tsakos, Charalabos Economou, J. Kyriopoulos
- Journal of Medical Systems
- 1 August 2002
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). The… Expand
Generic medicines: Greek physicians’ perceptions and prescribing practices
- V. Tsiantou, D. Zavras, H. Kousoulakou, M. Geitona, J. Kyriopoulos
- Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics
- 1 October 2009
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 support… Expand
Social determinants of dental health services utilisation of Greek adults.
- E. Pavi, E. Karampli, D. Zavras, T. Dardavesis, J. Kyriopoulos
- Community dental health
- 1 September 2010
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 national… Expand
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 Hellenic… Expand
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 identify… Expand
The Greek healthcare system.
- Vassiliki Siantou, K. Athanasakis, J. Kyriopoulos
- Medicine, Business
- World hospitals and health services : the…
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 health… Expand
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 November… Expand
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 imaging… Expand
Factors associated with self-rated health in Greece: a population-based postal survey.
- Natasa V. Daniilidou, S. Gregory, J. Kyriopoulos, D. Zavras
- European journal of public health
- 1 June 2004
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. METHODS… Expand