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Health Reform

Public Success, Private Failure

Edited by Daniel Drache, Terry Sullivan

Routledge – 1999 – 384 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Change in the Global Era

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Description

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.

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

Name: Health Reform: Public Success, Private Failure (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Daniel Drache, Terry Sullivan. 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...
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