Measuring Up Improving Health System Performance in OECD Countries: Improving accountability in a decentralised system: A Swedish perspective
Swedish health care is publicly financed through local county taxes. Care is delivered either by institutions run by the county councils or, increasingly, by private organisations, often owned by the county councils. The National Board of Health and Welfare is independent from the Ministry of Health and is non‐political. It has two tasks: to issue guidelines on evidence‐based medicine and good practice; and to undertake surveillance of institutions and personnel providing health care...
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2002-04-01