Developing a model for measuring the efficiency of the health system in Canada [electronic resource].
Ottawa, Ont. : Canadian Institute for Health Information, [2012]
1 electronic text (xi, 85 p.) : ill., digital file.
9781771090483 (electronic bk.)
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Ottawa, Ont. : Canadian Institute for Health Information, [2012]
9781771090483 (electronic bk.)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
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Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Key points -- Executive summary -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Study approach and methods -- Chapter 3. Measuring efficiency -- Chapter 4. Health system objectives -- Chapter 5. Health system boundaries -- Chapter 6. Decision-making units -- Chapter 7. Methods for measuring efficiency -- Chapter 8. Proposed efficiency model -- Chapter 9. Challenges, limitations and next steps -- Appendix. Academic literature review methods -- References.
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"Factors influencing health."
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, Canadian health research collection, and Canadian public policy collection.
Health system policy- and decision-makers have a responsibility to ensure that scarce health system resources are used judiciously and wisely to provide the best possible health services to Canadians. Part of this responsibility involves a key policy challenge about how to improve public services while containing current and future costs. Doing so requires measuring health system efficiency (an assessment of how well health system resources are combined to produce health services) and identifying and sharing various activities contributing to high performance.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-85).

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