Lege Artis Medicinae

[We heard in forums]

ANDRÁS László

APRIL 28, 1993

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1993;3(04)

[The 1993 Social Security Budget Act and, as part of it, a series of provisions setting out the way forward for the reform of primary care and initiating the reform of specialised care. However, the government and ministerial decrees implementing the provisions and setting out the technical details are not yet known. Health professionals are still full of uncertainty and doubt. The time has come once again for forums in which the leaders of health policy - the authors of the laws and the drafters of the expected regulations - give presentations explaining and justifying what has already happened and informing about expected developments. At the same time, of course, they "sound out public opinion". The huge interest that greeted the speakers at the first forum of the "season" of the complementary event of the International Medical Technology Exhibition in the Theoretical Block of the SOTE Oradea Square, was not so much a sign of the organisers' success as of the doctors' lack of information, their uncertainty and their hunger for information.]

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