3 edition of Health care systems found in the catalog.
by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris
Written in English
People in OECD countries are healthier than ever before, as shown by longer life expectancy and lower mortality for diseases such as cancer. At the same time, total spending on health care now absorbs over 9% of GDP on average in the OECD. Achieving value for money in the health care sector is an important objective in all OECD countries. The book takes an in-depth look at health care in OECD countries today. The publication covers trends in health care outcomes and spending; ways of assessing efficiency; new indicators of health care policies and institutions; and the characteristics and performance of health care systems.--Publisher"s description.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-207).
|Other titles||OECD iLibrary.|
|Statement||Isabelle Joumard ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development|
|LC Classifications||RA399.O4 H43 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Format||[electronic resource] :|
|ISBN 10||9789264094895, 9789264094901|
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