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Achieving Person-Centred Health Systems : Evidence, Strategies and Challenges, Paperback / softback Book

Achieving Person-Centred Health Systems : Evidence, Strategies and Challenges Paperback / softback

Edited by Ellen (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Nolte, Sherry Merkur, Anders (Lunds Universitet, Sweden) Anell

Part of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies series

Description

The idea of person-centred health systems is widely advocated in political and policy declarations to better address health system challenges.

A person-centred approach is advocated on political, ethical and instrumental grounds and believed to benefit service users, health professionals and the health system more broadly.

However, there is continuing debate about the strategies that are available and effective to promote and implement 'person-centred' approaches.

This book brings together the world's leading experts in the field to present the evidence base and analyse current challenges and issues.

It examines 'person-centredness' from the different roles people take in health systems, as individual service users, care managers, taxpayers or active citizens.

The evidence presented will not only provide invaluable policy advice to practitioners and policymakers working on the design and implementation of person-centred health systems but will also be an excellent resource for academics and graduate students researching health systems in Europe.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages, Worked examples or Exercises
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Health economics
  • ISBN: 9781108790062

Also in the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies series