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The OECD Health Project Towards High‐Performing Health Systems: Policy Studies (Complete Edition ‐ ISBN 9264015590)

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This volume contains a selection of the health policy research and analytic studies constituting the OECD Health Project.  The following papers are presented : a review and assessment of the experience with health‐care reforms across the OECD area; an investigation of recent attempts to monitor and improve the quality of care in a sample of OECD countries; an empirical analysis of income‐related equity in use of health‐care services; a study of imbalances in the supply and demand for doctors and nurses;  a comparison of policies to tackle excessive waiting times for elective surgery; an evaluation of the impact of different types of private health insurance on health‐system performance; and new projections on the impact of ageing on health and long‐term care expenditure.  The book is for public officials, managers and analysts in the health sector.


Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: August 1, 2004


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