Publication date: 1 January 2009
This book explores the problems of market mechanisms in health care from the perspective of changes in the Polish health care system. The principal goal of the book is to present possibilities, methods and outcomes of introduction into health care of the market mechanisms, rules and instruments. This book is predominantly theoretical but to illustrate changes examples are given from European health care systems. The book is addressed in particular to: students of economics, students of postgraduate courses in health care management and health policy, graduates of medical universities, health and social politicians and health care practitioners, in particular managerial staff of health care institutions.