Health systems, health, wealth and societal well-being [electronic resource] : assessing the case for investing in health systems / edited by Josep Figueras and Martin McKee.

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Published: Maidenhead, Berkshire : Open University Press, 2012.
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Series:European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies series.
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Format: Electronic eBook
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Health systems, health, wealth and societal well-being: an introduction
  • 2. Understanding health systems: scope, functions and objectives
  • 3. Re-examining the cost pressures on health systems
  • 4. Economic costs of ill health in the European Region
  • 5. Saving lives? The contribution of health care to population health
  • 6. The contribution of public health interventions: an economic perspective / Marc Suhrcke
  • 7. Evidence for strategies to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in health in Europe
  • 8. Being responsive to citizens' expectations: the role of health services in responsiveness and satisfaction
  • 9. Assessing health reform trends in Europe
  • 10. Performance measurement for health system improvement: experiences, challenges and prospects
  • 11. Investing in health systems: drawing the lessons.