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The primary health-care system in China
Performance measurement for health system improvement : experiences, challenges and prospects
This summary makes the case for performance measurement as key tool for policy-makers endeavouring to improve health systems in the European Region, demonstrating that if governments invest in health they can expect those resources to be used well.
Equity of access to health care: outlining the foundations for action
- A. Oliver, Elias Mossialos
- Political Science, MedicineJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health
- 13 July 2004
A brief description of the relevance of the access principle of equity, and the research programme that is necessary for turning the principle into a useful, operational policy objective are provided.
Voluntary health insurance in the European Union
Finland: health system review
The Health system profiles (HiTs) are country-based reports that provide a detailed description of health systems and of policy initiatives in progress or under development. HiTs examine different…
European Society of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Disease Statistics 2019.
A seemingly inexorable rise in the prevalence of obesity and diabetes currently provides the greatest challenge to achieving further reductions in CVD burden across ESC member countries.
Does organ donation legislation affect individuals' willingness to donate their own or their relative's organs? Evidence from European Union survey data
- Elias Mossialos, Joan Costa-Font, C. Rudisill
- Medicine, BusinessBMC health services research
- 27 February 2008
Examining how country regulation, individuals' awareness of regulatory setting, social interactions and socio-demographic determinants influence individuals' willingness to donate their own organs or those of a relative confirms and develops further previous research findings that presumed consent organ donation policy positively affects the willingness of individuals.
Citizens and rationing: analysis of a European survey.
An investigation of Caesarean sections in three Greek hospitals: the impact of financial incentives and convenience.
- Elias Mossialos, S. Allin, K. Karras, K. Davaki
- Medicine, Political ScienceEuropean Journal of Public Health
- 1 June 2005
The results of this study lend support to the hypothesis that physicians are motivated to perform CS for financial and convenience incentives.
Financing health care in the European Union: challenges and policy responses
This book analyses the organization of health care financing in the Member States of the European Union, discusses the principal financing reform trends of recent years, and assesses their capacity to help ensure fiscal sustainability.