Health Reform: Public Success, Private Failure / Edition 1

Health Reform: Public Success, Private Failure / Edition 1

by Daniel Drache, Terry Sullivan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415202361

ISBN-13: 9780415202367

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Health Reform explores the challenges facing health care provision in the advanced economies. The book exposes the limitations of market-led health reform and demonstrates the indispensable role of a vibrant public authority in the renewal of modern health care systems. Issues covered include:

• cost-containment and privatisation strategies in an

Overview

Health Reform explores the challenges facing health care provision in the advanced economies. The book exposes the limitations of market-led health reform and demonstrates the indispensable role of a vibrant public authority in the renewal of modern health care systems. Issues covered include:

• cost-containment and privatisation strategies in an international perspective

• the role of business and the private sector in setting the agenda for health care reform

• the restructuring of Anglo-Saxon health systems and the shift in state/market boundaries in Canada, the USA, the UK and Australia

• the frontier of health care reform in terms of health and social cohesion
*the role of patient choice in health care reform.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415202367
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Routledge Studies in Governance and Change in the Global Era Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Acknowledgements Preface: Health Reform and Market Talk: Rhetoric and Reality I: Public-Private Conflicts in Health Policy II: Restructuring Anglo-Saxon Health Systems: Shifting State/Market Boundaries III: Decentralization and Devolution: New State Reforms and Practices IV: The Political Economy of Health Reform in Canada V: On the Frontier of Reform Contributors

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