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Health Reform: Public Success, Private Failure Daniel Drache

Health Reform: Public Success, Private Failure

Daniel Drache

Published August 1st 2005
ISBN : 9781134632930
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384 pages
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 About the Book 

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 modernMoreHealth 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.