British Columbia’s Health Reform: “New Directions” and Accountability

@article{Davidson1999BritishCH,
  title={British Columbia’s Health Reform: “New Directions” and Accountability},
  author={Alan R. Davidson},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Public Health},
  year={1999},
  volume={90},
  pages={S35-S38}
}
The health policy New Directions committed the British Columbia government to a population health perspective and extensive community involvement in the health services reform process. The policy envisaged elected citizen boards with authority to raise revenues and exercise a significant degree of local autonomy. Academic and public attention has been paid to the decision in November 1996 to collapse New Directions’ two-tier governance structure into a single level. Less attention has been paid… CONTINUE READING

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