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A comparative study of three transformative healthcare systems : lessons for Canada

Author: G Ross Baker; Jean-Louis Denis; Canadian Health Services Research Foundation.
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, 2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Several regional healthcare systems around the world have achieved high levels of performance through system-wide efforts to improve quality that include long-term strategies and investments to improve the delivery of care and outcomes, while limiting cost increases. An analysis of three such systems in Alaska, Utah and Sweden suggests 10 themes underlying the creation and sustaining of high performance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Ross Baker; Jean-Louis Denis; Canadian Health Services Research Foundation.
ISBN: 9781927024157 1927024153
OCLC Number: 785802416
Notes: "September 2011."
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 32 pages)
Contents: Key messages --
Executive summary --
Background --
Methods and data --
Descriptions of case study sites --
Analysis: Ten critical themes underlying transformation --
Lessons for Canada's healthcare systems --
Areas for further study --
Conclusions --
References.
Other Titles: Étude comparative de trois systèmes de santé porteurs de changement :
Responsibility: G. Ross Baker, Jean-Louis Denis.
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Abstract:

Several regional healthcare systems around the world have achieved high levels of performance through system-wide efforts to improve quality that include long-term strategies and investments to improve the delivery of care and outcomes, while limiting cost increases. An analysis of three such systems in Alaska, Utah and Sweden suggests 10 themes underlying the creation and sustaining of high performance.

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