Tagged: Health System Financing

The financing and sustainability of Canada’s health care system: What evidence is needed to inform a Health Accord renegotiation?

Panelist at the Annual Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research Conference, as part of a panel on “The financing and sustainability of Canada’s health care system: What evidence is needed to inform a Health Accord renegotiation?” May 12, 2010, Toronto, Ontario.

Introduction: Seeking the Holy Grail: Financing for Quality, Accessibility and Sustainability in Health Care Systems

“Introduction: Seeking the Holy Grail: Financing for Quality, Accessibility and Sustainability in Health Care Systems” in Colleen M. Flood, Mark Stabile and Carolyn Tuohy (eds.), Exploring Social Insurance: Can a Dose of Europe Cure Canadian Health Care Finance? (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008). 36 pages

Exploring Social Insurance: Can a Dose of Europe Cure Canadian Health Care Finance?

Sustainability, quality, and accessibility are vital questions in Canadian health care. All Canadian governments, concerned about the growing share of the public budget absorbed by health care, are questioning the sustainability of the present system. How can we maintain and improve access to health care services of appropriate quality while ensuring sustainability? If there is one consolation to Canadian governments as they wrestle with the future of Medicare, it is...

Presentation on “Seeking the Grail: Financing for Quality, Accessibility and Sustainability in the Health Care System”

Presentation on “Seeking the Grail: Financing for Quality, Accessibility and Sustainability in the Health Care System”, (with Mark Stabile and Carolyn Tuohy) for the conference on Social Insurance for Health Care: Economic, Legal and Political Considerations, School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Toronto. November 9, 2006, Toronto, Ontario.

International Health Care Reform: A Legal, Economic and Political Analysis

This book analyses the wave of competition-oriented reform by comparing “internal market reform” (proposed in publicly-funded health care systems) with “managed competition reform” (proposed in systems with a mixture of public/private financing) and the role of “managed care” in each of these reform theories. International Health Care Reform clearly explains the arguments in economics and justice for intervention by governments in health care markets; the structure and dynamics of health...