Discussing the Effect of Urban Economic Development on Medical Environment with LISREL Model

Kaijun Yu, Ruiyi Gong, Xiaochun Qiu, Xiaotao Wang, Yuzhou Luo

Ekoloji, 2018, Issue 106, Pages: 697-702, Article No: e106029

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Abstract

Rapid economic development and enhancing life and education standards along with the advance of society, change of lifestyles, and advance of health and medical technology have largely changed medical environment. To actually achieve the goal of promoting national health, the government devotes to developing healthy medical environment, expecting to establish the medical environment with lifelong health care. Taking Shanghai City as the empirical object, the economic development and medical environment statistics provided by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government are used for secondary data analyses. The research results conclude the significant correlations between 1.urban economic development and number of physicians, 2.urban economic development and number of beds, 3.urban economic development and number of discharged patients, and 4.urban economic development and number of doctor visits. According to the results, suggestions are proposed, expecting to resolve the correlation between economic development and medical environment to provide policy makers with definite directions for making policies and achieve the coexistence of medical environment and economic growth.

Keywords

economic development, medical environment, medical resource

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