Evidence-based rationing: Dutch pragmatism or government insensitivity?

MacLeod, Stuart M.; Bienenstock, John
January 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/27/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p213
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on a health care conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands in October 1997. The focus being evidence-based rationing with no commitment to quality of care; The Dutch minister of health, Dr. Els Borst-Eilers, arguing that some health care needs must be sacrificed for future flexibility; The amount of the gross domestic product spent on health care services in 1995.


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