This report reviews the quality of health care in Sweden. It begins by providing an overview of the range of policies and practices aimed at supporting quality of care in Sweden (Chapter 1). It then focuses on three key areas particularly relevant to elderly populations: strengthening primary care in Sweden (Chapter 2), better assurance for quality in long-term care (Chapter 3), and improving care after hip fracture and stroke (Chapter 4). In examining these areas, this report highlights best practices and provides recommendations to improve the quality of care in Sweden.
La conférence est organisée conjointement par l'OCDE, le centre de recherche français en économie internationale (CEPII) et son club, l'Equippe de l'Université de Lille, la Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti, l'Université du Luxembourg et l'IRES (Université Catholique de Louvain).
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Nearly half of Korean seniors live in relative income poverty. This is the highest old-age poverty rate in the OECD countries and nearly four times the OECD average. The old-age dependency ratio in Korea will increase by over 350% in the next 50 years. This is the highest increase among the OECD countries and will leave Korea as the oldest society by 2062...
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Old-age poverty is relatively low and publicly-provided services contribute substantially to maintain adequate living standards of the elderly.Pension replacement rates for future retirees are among the lowest in the OECD, so additional private savings will be necessary to fill the retirement savings gap...
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Financial sustainability has been the main concern behind the pension reforms enacted in Greece in the last three years. Retirement-income adequacy may be an important concern for future retirees but working longer may help to make income more adequate...
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Income poverty rates in old-age are relatively low in Canada but have increased over time. Public transfers contribute less to the incomes of the over 65s than capital...
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Highlights for Belgium from Pensions at a Glance which is a comprehensive examination of pension systems in OECD and selected non-OECD countries looking at recent trends in retirement and working at older ages, evolving life expectancy, design of pension systems, pension entitlements, and private pensions.
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Future retirees may expect low pension replacement rates in Germany. Public transfers currently represent a large share of older people’s income in Germany despite a significant increase in employment rates at older ages work...
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Income-poverty rates are high among the over-65s in Switzerland. The effective age of labour market exit is high in Switzerland in international comparison...
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Future replacement rates for full career workers in Mexico are the lowest in the OECD.More than one in five Mexican people aged over 65 live in poverty. This is the third highest level in OECD countries...