Still waiting for health reform
- Is the private finance initiative dead? Atun, Rifat A.; McKee, Martin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/8/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7520, p792
Comments on Great Britain's private finance initiative (PFI). The pros and cons of PFI, which was initially accepted by hospital boards because they could contract with private companies to build and maintain facilities; View that the political enthusiasm for PFI is waning; Idea that PFI lacks...
- INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL EDITION ON HEALTH CARE FINANCING. Greener, Ian // Public Finance & Management;Dec2005, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p486
This paper introduces those in this special edition, contextualising the need for the study of health care finance, and examining the similarities and differences between them.
- Investing in infrastructure. Williams, Perry // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2009 Gulf Healthcare Report, p6
The article informs that healthcare spending in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is expected to increase manifold over the next two decades, but it still lags behind the West in spending terms. The six GCC states devote an average of just 2-4 per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP) to...
- Raising Public Spending. // Health Affairs;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p1034
The article discusses various reports published within the issue incuding one by Margaret Kruk, Emily Goldman, and Sandro Galea on health care financing, one by Mrigesh Bhatia on health system issues in four nations, and another one by Marwa Farag on the impact of additional contributions on...
- Flagship hospital threatens to bankrupt health budget. // Africa Health;May2014, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p11
The article reports that 51% of the health budget of Lesotho is being spent on payments to the private consortium that runs and built the Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital in Maseru, headed by private healthcare provider Netcare.
- Health care spending rises 4%. // Chain Drug Review;1/17/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p2
The article reports on the increase in the health care spending by four percent in the U.S. in 2009.
- National health-care spending stable in 1997. // New York Amsterdam News;11/19/98, Vol. 89 Issue 47, p2
Reports on the rise of health care spending in the United States, in 1997. Causes of a slowdown in spending.
- Canada ranks near top in health spending: OECD. Buske, Lynda // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/20/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 4, p532
Reports on data released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which ranked Canada fourth among member countries in terms of health care spending as a percentage of the country's gross domestic product. Other countries which ranked in top positions, including the...
- Editorial. // Education (14637073);4/19/2002, Issue 53, pN.PAG
Reports on the decision of the British government to increase spending on health through funding by the tax payer which posed risk to educational funding.