Private Healthcare: Action needed for hospitals

The director of the Independent Hospitals Association of Ireland believes the government should do more for the private healthcare sector, writes Margaret O'Brien.

15th September, 2012
Catherine Whelan, IHAI.

The Independent Hospitals Association of Ireland (IHAI) plays an integral role in the provision of high-quality, value for money services to the Irish healthcare system, through its 21 member hospitals. These hospitals collectively provide over a million bed nights and care for more than 300,000 patients across the country annually.

IHAI director Catherine Whelan outlined the IHAI vision as one dedicated to the delivery of a high-performance health system, where patients have easy access to quality services...

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