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By Ellen Kuhlmann, Robert H. Blank, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, Claus Wendt (eds.)

Starting with extra basic problems with healthcare coverage and governance in an international viewpoint and utilizing the lens of nationwide case reports of healthcare reform, this guide addresses key subject matters within the debates over altering healthcare policy.

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In the United Kingdom, the 1991 contract for GPs set aside 10 per cent of compensation to be tied to fee-for-service payment for medical activities that were preventive rather than curative in nature (Boerma and Dubois, 2006). Re-structuring primary care into publicly operated health centres with teams of primary care physicians, clinical and public health nurses. This model rapidly became dominant in Sweden by the end of the 1970s, while it was introduced step-wise starting from rural areas in 1970s and never became completely dominant in Finland.

In turn, this inequality in uptake led to varied results, which in turn added to continuing pressures to further reform health systems. Early 2000s: Dynamic continuous innovation The arrival of the twenty first century brought a fundamental shift from what had been, up to that point, a piecemeal, essentially programme-based approach to improving health system operation. In the external environment, the impact of the electronic revolution had increasingly dramatic effects on both clinical and information technology.

Saltman, in Chapter 2, ‘Healthcare Policy and Innovation’, begins with exploring how funding and delivery arrangements have evolved over subsequent decades as both internal and external forces pushed them into a continual process of institutional and organizational reform. Arne Ruckert, Ronald Labonté, and Rylan H. Parker, in Chapter 3, ‘Global Healthcare Policy and the Austerity Agenda’, trace the global structural adjustment policy and bring the impact of the global financial crisis and attendant global austerity drive on healthcare policy into perspective.

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