Why Did the World Health Organization Rate Canada's Health System as 30th? Some Thoughts on League Tables

@inproceedings{Deber2004WhyDT,
  title={Why Did the World Health Organization Rate Canada's Health System as 30th? Some Thoughts on League Tables},
  author={Raisa B. Deber},
  year={2004}
}
Results: The measure of “overall healthsystem performance” derives from adjusting “goal attainment” for educational attainment. Although goal attainment is in theory based on five measures (level and distribution of health, level and distribution of “responsiveness” and “fairness of financial contribution”), the actual values assigned to most countries, including Canada, were never directly measured. The scores do not incorporate any information about the actual workings of the system, other… CONTINUE READING

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