Mapping the Social Responsibility in Public-Private Hospitals of Portugal

Patrizia Gazzola, Mónica Freitas

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Abstract

The paper aims to show how Social Responsibility (SR) is fundamental to consolidate, reformulate and implement the changes of social rules of hospitals in the period of social contestation. The study applies methods and techniques of qualitative kinds. During the process identification of data, is applied the documental analyze while in the process of treatment of data, the technique of thematic and structural analyzes. In the paper the visibility of the hospitals in the national press is analyzed. We treated press notices published about public-private hospitals between 2002–2015 in two daily newspapers ‘JornalDiário de Notícias & Jornal Público and another one weekly newspaper ‘Jornal Expresso’. The research shows that SR practices grew up when healthcare sector was crossing a strong phase of criticisms by the public-private partnerships consolidated with Portuguese State.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th Annual International Conference
Subtitle of host publicationEnterprise and Competitive Environment: Conference Proceedings
EditorsSvatopluk Kapounek, Veronika Krů tilova
Place of PublicationBrno
PublisherMendel University - Brno
Pages279-289
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)978-80-7509-499-5
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event20th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: ENTERPRISE AND COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT - MENDEL UNIVERSITY IN BRNO, BRNO, Czech Republic
Duration: 9 Mar 201710 Mar 2017

Conference

Conference20th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
CountryCzech Republic
CityBRNO
Period9/03/1710/03/17

Keywords

  • Social responsibility
  • Governance
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Hospitals

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