Comparative Health Systems: Global Perspectives explores the health systems of 17 countries through comparative study. Using a consistent framework, the chapters offer an overview of each countrys history, geography, government, and economy, as well as a detailed analysis of the countrys healthcare system facilities, workforce, technology, cost, quality, and access. Current and emerging issues are also explored. The book concludes with a look at the changing U.S. healthcare system and the global challenges and opportunities for health.This problem has caused the NHS to actively recruit foreign physicians, especially from neighboring Spain. ... at a steady rate since the early 1990s, and there were 0.58 per 1, 000 individuals in 2005, very close to the average for the EU (0.6). ... Similarly, health centers are only allowed to dispense vaccinations that do not have any co-insurance payment. ... Most of the investment is provided internally by the Portuguese state budget through the Central Administrationa#39;s Investment andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Comparative Health Systems|
|Author||:||James A. Johnson, Carleen Harriet Stoskopf|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2010|