Health Reform: Public Success, Private Failure

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Daniel Drache, Terry Sullivan
Taylor & Francis, Mar 4, 1999 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
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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 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.

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DANIEL DRACHE is an associate professor of political science at Atkinson College, York University and co-editor of "The Other Macdonald Report", "The New Practical Guide to Canadian Political Economy", and co-author of "The Changing Workplace".

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