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The Palgrave International Handbook of Healthcare Policy and Governance

Ellen Kuhlmann, Robert H. Blank (Editor), Ivy Lynn Bourgeault (Editor), Claus Wendt (Editor)
Starting with more general issues of healthcare policy and governance in a global perspective and using the lens of national case studies of healthcare reform, this handbook addresses key themes in the debates over changing healthcare policy
eBook, English, 2015
Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2015
1 online resource (720 p.).
9781786841810, 9781349481125, 1786841819, 1349481122
1. Healthcare Policy and Governance in Internal Perspective; Ellen Kuhlmann, Robert H. Blank, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, and Claus Wendt PART I: HEALTHCARE POLICY AND GLOBAL GOVERNANCE 2. Healthcare Policy and Innovation; Richard B. Saltman 3. Global Healthcare Policy and the Austerity Agenda; Arne Ruckert, Ronald Labonte and Rylan H. Parker 4. Healthcare Policy and Finance; Claus Wendt 5. Primary Healthcare as a Global Concept; Robin Gauld 6. Maternity Care as a Global Health Policy Issue; Cecilia Benoit, Eugene Declercq, Susan F. Murray, Jane Sandall, Edwin van Teijlingen and Sirpa Wrede 7. Typologies of Healthcare Systems and Policies; Viola Burau, Robert H. Blank and Emmanuele Pavolini 8. Comparison of Healthcare Systems Performance; Irene Papanicolas and Jonathan Cylus PART II: HEALTH POLICY REFORM: GLOBAL TRENDS, LOCAL ROADMAPS 9 Health policy reform in China Vivian Lin and Hongwen Zhao 10. Health Policy Reform in India: Some Critical Concerns; Gita Sen and Aditi Iyer 11. Health Policy Reform in Low-income and Lower Middle-income Countries in Southeast Asia; Goeran Tomson and Olivia Biermann 12 . Health Policy Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa; Alex E. Asakitikpi 13. Health Policy Reform in South America; Ligia Giovanella and Mariana Faria 14 . Health Policy Reform in North America; Antonia Maioni and Theodore R. Marmor 15. Health Policy Reform in the Countries of the Former Soviet Union; Bernd Rechel 16. Health Policy in the European Union; Scott L. Greer and Margitta Matzke PART III: HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY AND WORKFORCE GOVERNANCE 17. Bringing the Health Workforce Challenge to the Policy Agenda; Gilles Dussault 18. Health Human Resources Policy in Europe; Ellen Kuhlmann, Peter P. Groenewegen, Ronald Batenburg and Christa Larsen 19. Deploying and Managing Health Human Resources; Ivy Lynn Bourgeault 20 . Clinical Management and Professionalism; Ian Kirkpatrick, Kathy Hartley, Ellen Kuhlmann and Gianluca Veronesi 21 . Health Worker Migration in Context; James Buchan PART IV: CONCEPTS OF HEALTH POLICY AND GOVERNANCE 22. Mixed Governance and Finance in East Asian Healthcare Systems; Robert H. Blank and Shou-Hsia Cheng 23. Public-private Partnerships in Healthcare; A. Venkat Raman and James Warner Bjoerkman 24. Financial Incentives and the Governance of Performance; Ruth McDonald 25. Dezentralization and Health System Governance; Scott L. Greer and Elize Massard da Fonseca 26. Leadership and Innovation in Healthcare Governance; Jean-Louis Denis and Nicolette van Gestel PART V: AREAS OF HEALTH POLICY AND GOVERNANCE 27. Governing Public Hospitals; Antonio Duran and Richard B. Saltman 28. Long-term Care Policies; Emmanuele Pavolini and Hildegard Theobald 29. Mental Health Policy and Governance; Joan Busfield 30. Health Policy and Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Mike Saks 31. Governing Regenerative Medicine; Andrew Webster and Alex Faulkner 32. E-health Policy and Benchmarking in the European Union; Wendy L. Currie and Jonathan J. M. Seddon PART VI: HEALTHCARE POLICY AND THE EQUALITY GAP 33. Equity in Health Reform; Marc J. Roberts 34. Citizenship and Healthcare Policy; Sigrun Olafsdottir and Elyas Bakhtiari 35. Gender and Healthcare Policy; Ellen Kuhlmann and Ellen Annandale 36. Addressing Violence Against Women in Health Policies; Avni Amin, Eszter Kismoedi and Claudia Garcia-Moreno 37. Ethnic Minority Groups in Healthcare Governance; Hurriyet Babacan and Narayan Gopalkrishnan 38. European Policies on Healthcare for Undocumented Migrants; Ewout van Ginneken and Bradford H. Gray 39. Ethics of Healthcare Policy and the Concept of Solidarity; Barbara Prainsack and Alena Buyx ?
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