Affordable Excellence: The Singapore Health System

Affordable Excellence: The Singapore Health System

by William A. Haseltine

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815725091
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press with the National University of Singapore Press
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 182
Sales rank: 1,130,214
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

William A. Haseltine is President and Founder of ACCESS Health International dedicated to promoting access to high-quality affordable healthcare worldwide, and is President of the William A. Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts. He was a Professor at Harvard Medical School and was the Founder and CEO of Human Genome Sciences.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vi

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction xii

Chapter 1 The Singapore Healthcare System: An Overview 1

Chapter 2 High Quality, Low Cost 16

Chapter 3 Helping Patients Pay 38

Chapter 4 Controlling Costs 64

Chapter 5 Financing 83

Chapter 6 Design and Infrastructure 93

Chapter 7 Investing in the Future through Medical Education and Research 106

Chapter 8 Facing the Future 128

Appendix 143

Notes 148

Bibliography 162

Index 174

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"William Haseltine's comprehensive account of how Singapore laid the foundation for an equitable, affordable, accessible, and sustainable quality healthcare system should be on the reading list of anyone designing healthcare systems for the 21st Century. It is a fascinating read, even for someone who grew up within this system." —John E.L. Wong, National University Health System, Singapore

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Affordable Excellence: The Singapore Health System 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Worth skimming at least to see an alternate way to get health care for all.
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