Public Accountability and Health Care Governance

Editor/Author Mattei, Paola
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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ISBN: 978-1-137-47298-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
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This book deals with the critical empirical void created by the speed at which healthcare restructuring has taken place in Europe. Chapters explore the political uncertainty and budgetary pressures which have led governments increasingly to turn to New Public Management (NPM)-style reforms to attempt to balance the financial viability of public health structures, with democratic imperatives to maintain socially just outcomes.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Contributors
  • Public Management Reforms and Their Impact on Democratic Processes - Paola Mattei
  • German Healthcare in Transition:​ Global Pressures, Governance and Public Wellbeing - Patricia Hogwood
  • Hospital Planning in a Competitive Arena:​ Sustaining or Suspending Market Forces?​ - Tanja Klenk
  • Marketization and Accountability:​ Lessons from the Reforming Norwegian Healthcare System - Simon Neby
  • From Demigods in White to Normal Employees:​ Employment Relations and New Incentive Structures in German Hospitals - Maximiliane Wilkesmann
  • Accountability in Multilevel Health Care Services:​ The Case of Norway - Haldor Byrkjeflot, Tom Christensen and Per Lægreid
  • Organ Transplant Policies and Cultural Worldviews - Paola Mattei
  • From “Major Decisions” to “Everyday Life”:​ Direct Accountability to Clients - Thomas Schillemans, Hester van de Bovenkamp and Margo Trappenburg
  • Accountability and Shared Measurement in Health Care:​ Examples from Israel - Yehonatan Almog, Bruce Rosen and Jack Habib