Responding to the alarm caused by recent hospital scandals and accounts of unintended harm to patients, this author draws on her experience of analyzing the health care systems of over a dozen countries and examines whether greater regulation has increased patient safety and health care quality. It will be of key interest to government actors, health care professionals and medico-legal scholars.The National HealthAct 1953(Cth) consolidatedthe fourmain pillarsof the Australianpostwar health caresystem: the Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme, the Hospital Benefits scheme (Commonwealth funding for public hospitals), Pensioneranbsp;...
|Title||:||Improving Health Care Safety and Quality|
|Author||:||Dr Judith Healy|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-02-28|