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A comparison of the health systems in China and India, Sai Ma, Neeraj Sood

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A comparison of the health systems in China and India
Title
A comparison of the health systems in China and India
Statement of responsibility
Sai Ma, Neeraj Sood
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The world's two most populous countries, China and India, are undergoing dramatic demographic, societal, and economic transformations. However, the health status of residents of China and India still lags behind relative to other populations, and the health gains in each country have been uneven across subpopulations. Although they have achieved substantial advances in life expectancy and disease prevention since the middle of the 20th century, the Chinese and Indian health systems provide little protection against financial risk, and patient satisfaction is a lower priority than it should be. This paper compares the health systems of China and India to determine what approaches to improving health in these two countries do and do not work. In particular, the authors compare the health systems in China and India along three dimensions: policy levers, intermediate outcomes, and ultimate ends. The authors conclude that both countries must (1) restructure health care financing to reduce the burden of out-of-pocket medical care costs on individual patients; (2) increase access to care, especially in rural areas; (3) reduce dependence on fee-for-service contracts that promote overutilization of medical care; (4) build capacity for addressing and monitoring emerging diseases; and (5) match hospital capabilities with local needs
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
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Ma, Sai
Dewey number
362.10951
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA395.C53
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
W 84 JC6
NLM item number
M111c 2008
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  • Sood, Neeraj
  • Rand Corporation
Series statement
Occasional paper
Series volume
OP-212-CAPP
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  • Medical care
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • Medical policy
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Health Policy
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Quality of Health Care
  • China
  • India
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • China
  • India
Label
A comparison of the health systems in China and India, Sai Ma, Neeraj Sood
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Publication
Note
"International Programs at RAND."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 39-44)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A brief history of the health systems in China and India -- Overall performance in achieving ultimate ends -- Intermediate outcomes: access, quality, and efficiency -- Policy levers of health systems in China and India -- Policy implications
Control code
341144668
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 44 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282033184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttpqgk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)341144668
Label
A comparison of the health systems in China and India, Sai Ma, Neeraj Sood
Publication
Note
"International Programs at RAND."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 39-44)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A brief history of the health systems in China and India -- Overall performance in achieving ultimate ends -- Intermediate outcomes: access, quality, and efficiency -- Policy levers of health systems in China and India -- Policy implications
Control code
341144668
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 44 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282033184
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttpqgk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)341144668

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