Journal of Public Health: From Theory to Practice (2018) 26:127–135 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-017-0858-4 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Trace and evaluation systems for health services quality in rural and remote areas: a systematic review 1,2,3 1,2,3 1,2,3 1,2,3 1,2,3 Xiuxia Li & Lili Wei & Wenru Shang & Xin Xing & Min Yin & 2,3 4 5 2,3 Juan Ling & Kuoray Mao & Yiliang Zhu & Kehu Yang Received: 24 February 2017 /Accepted: 16 October 2017 /Published online: 9 November 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017, corrected publication January/2018 Abstract by clinical service in four (22%). More than half of the Aim To provide a systematic review of the existing theory, studies (61%) were considered of high quality, and the framework, systems and instruments for tracing and evaluat- remainder was of moderate quality. These studies applied ing quality in rural health services. 16 theoretical systems, including the model/pattern (4, Subjects and methods We searched six electronic databases 25%), method/tool (7, 44%) and framework of the theory up to March 2016. Observational studies of quality assess- (5, 31%). Most of the theoretical models (14, 88%) ob- ment of rural health services using theoretical models were tained positive observations. In addition, the conceptual included. Ekman’s scale
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