The problem that won't go away
- Primary care reform: Is it time for population-based funding? Mowat, David L. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 1, p43
Editorial. Focuses on the central issue of population-based funding in Canada's health care reform efforts. How the patient would be registered to receive all primary care from one practice; How the capitation system of population-based funding works.
- Patient-centered reform achievable if GOP is not excluded from process. Enzi, Mike // Hill;2/11/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p44
The article focuses on the possibility to attain a patient-centered health care reform if senators and representatives work together to write and pass healthcare reform legislation in the U.S.
- West Virginia health care interests launch liability reform effort. // AHA News;11/4/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p2
Focuses on the CARE Coalition campaign in West Virginia to encourage policymakers, health care stakeholders and citizens to support medical liability reform and ensure patient access to health care. Reforms supported by the coalition.
- The barriers to open disclosure. Gilmore, Victoria // Australian Nursing Journal;Jun2002, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p15
Focuses on the Open Disclosure project commissioned by the Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care. Situation when open disclosure occurs; Goal of the project; Significance of open disclosure to a patient who has suffered from an adverse event.
- Royal Romanow: What now? Fuller, Colleen // Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p10
Discusses Royal Commission's report about health care reform in Canada. Role of the private sector on health care services; Barriers to health care reform; Health care sustainability.
- New Zealand greets health reform. Paul, Charlotte // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/10/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6858, p854
Reports the health care reform in New Zealand. Diversion of resources to treatment services; Introduction of a public health commission with separate funds; Discussion on the function of the health commission.
- New Zealand's health care reforms. Buchan, Heather // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/11/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6905, p635
Focuses on the health care reforms in New Zealand. Problems sought to address by the reorganization; Need of people with higher income to pay for hospital service; Development of innovative ways for the health promotion and health protection; Concerns of the public sector over commercialization...
- Medical malfunction. Gatto, Rex P. // Executive Report;Feb97, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p52
Comments on changes in the healthcare system in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Impact of patient education; Competition among hospitals; Growth of insurance companies; Hospitals' concern on profits over patient care; Necessity of finding compassionate and knowledgeable caregivers.
- Freedom, Responsibility, and Care: Hong Kong's Health Care Reform. Fan, Ruiping // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Dec99, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p555
Examines the bioethics of health care reform in Hong Kong. Distinct features of Hong Kong's health care compared to Western countries; Ability of Hong Kong to do so well with little resources; Important achievements made by the Hong Kong health care system included in the Harvard Report; Areas...
- Cosntructing options for health care reform in Hong Kong. Au, Derrick K.S. // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Dec99, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p607
Discusses the value assumptions and ethical presuppositions underlying the Harvard Report that proposed a restructuring of Hong Kong's health care delivery system. Use of an evidence-based consultative approach; Options for the reform; Lessons from international comparison of health care; Basis...