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Kabir M J, Heidari A, Adel R, Khatirnamani Z. Assessing the Quantitative and Qualitative Status of the Family Physician Plan from the Perspective of Family Physicians, Health Team Members and Staff Experts. hrjbaq. 2021; 6 (4) :308-318
URL: http://hrjbaq.ir/article-1-545-en.html
Health Management and Social Development Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran. , (alirezaheidari7@gmail.com)
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Introduction: The family physician as a decision maker in the health of the region and the community covered should have the necessary knowledge and ability to make appropriate and logical decisions based on the protocols and instructions of the ministry in the family physician plan and referral system. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quantitative and qualitative status of the family physician plan from the perspective of family physicians, health team members and staff experts.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed. The sample included family physicians (67 people) working in the health care network of Golestan province (Iran) and members of the health team (290 people) in 1399. For quantitative evaluation, the lean system was referred to and in the qualitative evaluation section, a researcher-made questionnaire including demographic information and examination of different dimensions of the family physician program was designed for each group of physicians and members of the health team.
Results: The satisfaction of physicians and health team was above average (0.51 and 0.54, respectively). The lowest level of satisfaction in both groups in terms of salaries and benefits and the highest in physicians related to the registration and reporting system and in the health team related to the monitoring and evaluation system.
Conclusion: The family physician plan in the planning, implementation and evaluation phase is not without its drawbacks and has challenges that warn the need for policy makers to make reforms.  

Author contribution: The authors were contributed equally in this study.
Conflict of Interest/Funding/Supports: No.
Ethical Considerations: All ethical concerns respected in this study. This research was confirmed by
ethic committee of Hamadan university (code number: IR.GOUMS.REC.1399.354).
Applicable Remarks: Assess the quantitative and qualitative status of the family physician plan from the perspective of family physicians, health team members and staff experts.

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Received: 2021/10/30 | Revised: 2021/12/22 | Accepted: 2021/11/10 | ePublished ahead of print: 2021/11/10 | Published: 2021/12/13

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