Does ownership matter for the provision of professionalized services? Hip operations at publicly and privately owned clinics in Denmark.

@article{Andersen2011DoesOM,
  title={Does ownership matter for the provision of professionalized services? Hip operations at publicly and privately owned clinics in Denmark.},
  author={Lotte B\ogh Andersen and Mads Leth Felsager Jakobsen},
  journal={Public administration},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={956-74}
}
In terms of clinical procedures (to take the example used in this article, hip operations), both public and private organizations provide highly professionalized services. For this service type, our knowledge about ownership differences is sparse. To begin to fill this gap, we investigate how the ownership of hip clinics affects professional behaviour, treatment quality and patient satisfaction. The comparison of private and public hip clinics is based on data from the Danish Hip Arthroplasty… CONTINUE READING