US healthcare international comparisons: what are we comparing?
作者: David W. JordanDavid Boucher
刊名: International Journal of Healthcare Policy, 2019, Vol.1 (1)
来源数据库: Inderscience Enterprises Limited
原始语种摘要: International comparisons between the US quasi-market and other nations' nationalised healthcare or insurance models have, and continue to generate significant debate. Discussions inevitably cite the World Health Organization's or Commonwealth Fund's work, but what these comparisons actually examine is somewhat unclear when examining the complexity of what is being compared. Often international healthcare comparisons are presented as one based on the quality of healthcare in subject national systems. This paper discusses some of the complexities associated with international comparisons, provides some additional perspectives for metrics often cited in international comparisons, and suggests we may be served better by adjusting the premises of continued discourse in the matter. If the...
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  • international 国际的
  • insurance 保险
  • purpose 目的
  • quality 品质
  • continued 连续的
  • market 市场
  • often 往往
  • world 世界
  • between 在中间
  • premises 房屋