Political, cultural and economic foundations of primary care in Europe
作者: Dionne S. KringosWienke G.W. BoermaJouke van der ZeePeter P. Groenewegen
作者单位: 1NIVEL-Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Otterstraat 114-118, 3513 CR Utrecht, the Netherlands
2Department of Social Medicine, Academic Medical Centre (AMC), University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3Department of International Health, Maastricht University, P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
4Department of Human Geography, Department of Sociology, University of Utrecht, P.O. Box 80140, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
刊名: Social Science & Medicine, 2013, Vol.99 , pp.9-17
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.09.017
关键词: Primary healthcareEuropeCulturePoliticsEconomic developmentHealthcare systemsHealth policy
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)This article explores various contributing factors to explain differences in the strength of the primary care (PC) structure and services delivery across Europe. Data on the strength of primary care in 31 European countries in 2009/10 were used. The results showed that the national political agenda, economy, prevailing values, and type of healthcare system are all important factors that influence the development of strong PC. Wealthier countries are associated with a weaker PC structure and lower PC accessibility, while Eastern European countries seemed to have used their growth in national income to strengthen the accessibility and continuity of PC. Countries governed by left-wing governments are associated with a stronger PC structure, accessibility and coordination of PC....
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.733 (2012)

  • cultural 文化的
  • economic 经济的
  • foundations 地基
  • primary 一次的
  • Europe 欧洲