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Understanding and Organizing Health Care Systems

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter examines archetypes of health care systems, from various European national health systems to the centrally planned model of the former Soviet Union and the market-driven US model. The ... More


Delivering health services: incentives and information in supply-side innovations

Kara Hanson

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0044
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on supply-side innovations in delivering health services, and their impact. It begins with an overview of incentives in organizations, located in the conceptual framework of ... More


A History of Reform: Colonialism, Public Health, and Privatized Care

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter retraces the 100-year history of reforms to the health system of Puerto Rico, beginning with the U.S. occupation in 1898. It highlights the shifting organizing principles of health ... More


What do we know about the role of health care technology in driving health care expenditure growth?

Alistair McGuire and Victoria Serra-Sastre

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter positions the debate of technology change in health care in the context of health systems reform. It discusses definitions of technological change and innovation, and their impact in ... More


A Financing Strategy for Universal Access to Health Care: Maharashtra Model

Ravi Duggal

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Given that health is a state subject, an independent working group of experts was set up in Maharashtra to evolve a framework for Universal Access to Health Care (UAHC) and it has developed a ... More


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