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How to make sense of health system efficiency comparisons?

Cylus, Jonathan, Papanicolas, Irene ORCID: 0000-0002-8000-3185 and Smith, Peter C. (2017) How to make sense of health system efficiency comparisons? OBS Policy Brief, Richardson, Erica (ed.) (27). World Health Organization, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Improving health system efficiency is a compelling policy goal, especially in systems facing serious resource constraints. However, in order to improve efficiency we must know how to properly measure it. This new policy brief therefore proposes an analytic framework for understanding and interpreting many of the most common health care efficiency indicators.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Additional Information: © 2017 World Health Organization
Divisions: Health Policy
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Departments > Health Policy
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2018 09:10
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 23:16

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