Latest issue: Eurohealth Volume 19 Number 1
New Eurohealth: Governing public hospitals
This issue’s Eurohealth Observer section looks at governing public hospitals. The overview article discusses innovative strategies in governing public hospitals. Four case study articles are then presented focusing on autonomous hospitals in Spain, governance arrangements in the Netherlands, legal forms of hospitals in the Czech Republic, and decentralisation in Norway. Other articles include: A nudge in the wrong direction; Addressing critical health workforce challenges; Pay-for-performance in Macedonia; Reform in the Bulgarian pharmaceutical sector; and Eurohealth Monitor.
Latest issue: Health Economics Policy and Law
This issue include articles on:
estimating the monetary value of a QALY (Baker, Chilton, Donaldson et al)
social preferences re. publicly funded health care (McKie and Richardson)
HTA and the courts (Keith Syrett)
the costs of smoking to the NHS (Callum, Boyle and Sandford)
the economic impact of provisional funding (Mortimer et al)
corruption (Holmberg and Rothstein)
choice and privatisation in Swedish health care (Anders Anell).
Implementing Consumer Choice in Long-term Care: The Impact of Individual Budgets on Social Care Providers in England
In common with many advanced welfare states, England has increasingly relied on consumerist principles to deliver both greater quality and improved efficiency in the long-term care system. The Individual Budget (IB) pilots marked the next step in this process, through a new system of funding whereby greater control of resources is given to service users, in lieu of direct in-kind care provision...
Wilberforce M, Glendinning C, Challis D, Fernandez JL, Jacobs S, Jones K, Knapp M, Manthorpe J, Moran N, Netten A, Stevens M (2011) Implementing consumer choice in long-term care: the impact of individual budgets on social care providers in England, Social Policy & Administration, 45, 5, 593–612.
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Eurohealth is a quarterly publication that provides a forum for researchers, policy-makers and experts to express their views on health policy issues and so contribute to a constructive debate on health policy in Europe.
Published quarterly, Euro Observer was the health policy bulletin of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. It provided information on key health policy issues and heath care system reforms across Europe through review articles, case studies and commentaries (merged with Eurohealth in 2011).
Globalization and Health
LSE Health academics, Elias Mossialos, Emma Pitchforth, Corinna Sorenson and Divya Srivastava, in collaboration with Greg Martin (Co-Editor-In-Chief, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency), lead a new Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal, Globalization and Health, published by BioMed Central. The journal's Editorial Board features international scholars and practitioners with expertise in a broad array of global health and policy concerns.
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HEPL invites high quality contributions in health economics, political science and/or law, within its general aims and scope. The recommended text-length of articles is 6,000-8,000 words for original research articles, 2,000 words for guest editorials, 5,000 words for review articles, and 3,000 words for debate essays. All articles should be written in English, and should follow the instructions for contributors, which can be found on the Cambridge journals website.
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The series enables staff and student researchers based at or affiliated with LSE Health, to make recent work and work in progress available to a wider audience. It is intended to reflect the range and diversity of theoretical and empirical work relating to health policy and economics carried out at LSE Health.
Research Bites has been put together to provide information about our research at the LSE, and to disseminate findings as they become available. Research Bites is compiled by the PSSRU LSE Communications Group: Martin Knapp, Juliette Malley, Tihana Matosevic, David McDaid and Anji Mehta.
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